Words & Stuff

zz: Hidden X Term for Puzzlement (7, 9) (Answers)

(28 June 1998)

Save father unusual present on his day (10)
aftershave: "save father" unusual (anagrammed) = a present given on Father's Day





















































Inspire half-breeds with two articles (7)
breathe: inspire = half of "breeds" (bre) + a + the





















































Painter's heard to move camera (5)
dolly: Dali = sounds like dolly





















































Tin gift strangely appropriate (7)
fitting: "tin gift" strangely (anagrammed) = appropriate





















































Gremlin in aft of zeppelin (3)
imp: gremlin = aft (end) of blimp





















































Messy porn is a requirement (4)
must: messy (anagrammed) "smut" = a requirement





















































Exit discount store (6)
outlet: exit = discount store





















































Utter only half of puns read (4)
pure: utter = (first) halves of words "puns read"





















































Search south, north, around, about (4)
scan: search = "sn" around (containing) "ca" (circa = about)





















































Shrill sound affected his welt (7)
whistle: shrill sound = affected (anagrammed) "his welt"





















































Pimple on woman's old plaything (6)
zither: zit + her = old plaything (thing to play (music) on). And by the way, zz is really for zzither.

Jed Hartman <logophilia@kith.org>