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Anagram quiz.

The clues are definitive anagrams or polyanagrams of the answers. Most are reversible anagrams from up/dn and Word Ways (03-91,279, 04-274, 05-211) here given in reverse order. Reversible anagrams are pairs that work either way, eg, pat=tap = tap=pat. To be definitions of each other they should be grammatically compatible, as most here are. Answers are out back.

1. a jet clause (10)

2. a pent toil (9)

3. at coupling (10)

4. Beer-wiser (9)

5. brassiere's art (7 6)

6. core ties (8)

7. dive, scored (10)

8. eat-it pep (8)

9. eros-vexed (4|5)

10. far wet-all (9)

11. Field tires, | is fed, relit. (10)

12. get thin (7)

13. g insularity (11)

14. grits (5)

15. heels, rats (9)

16. hit ugly "Ha!" (9)

17. "I ain't under, boss!" (2|12)

18. impacter on (10)

19. I "pan"-remold. (10)

20. jack's port (4|5)

21. "lose" coast | so close at (4 5)

22. lusty candor-block (4 3 4 5)

23. Mage? Dern lie! (11)

24. Need A, T, G, C on dice. (3 7 4)

25. "No aliens! That's it!!" (3 12)

26. "oral gurus" (9)

27. Peertits, ass. (11)

28. Queries stun, saw no end. (2|8 9)

29. Ran a "mother". (10)

30. rare biz (7)

31. run-arch-glide, | run-arch-glide, ... (6 6)

32. sad rut fret (10)

33. self-noticer (11)

34. sing, endear (10)

35. sins we deck (10)

36. so attention (11)

ANSWERS AND SOLUTIONS

1. ejaculates

2. potential

3. copulating

4. breweries

5. breasts raiser

6. coteries

7. discovered

8. appetite

9. oversexed

10. waterfall

11. fertilised

12. tighten

13. singularity [black hole; g = gravity]

14. grist

15. heartless

16. haughtily

17. insubordinates

18. importance

19. palindrome

20. jockstrap

21. cast loose

22. cock and bull story

23. legerdemain

24. DNA genetic code

25. the Nationalists

26. garrulous

27. stripteases

28. unanswered questions

29. marathoner

30. bizarre

31. hurdle racing

32. frustrated

33. reflections

34. serenading

35. wickedness

36. ostentation

ANIL Perth, Australia

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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2011
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