Wordplay: KeyWord for December 20, 2013

What KeyWord is found in the definitions of each of the following words?

hackle __________
full nelson ________
snog ______________
lavalliere ____________
napal ________________   _________________ (6)

There are hundreds more KeyWord Puzzles on the KeyWord Server.

spread the good words,
Adrian

Answers from Last Day: 

  1. GALAXIES (axes)
  2. CLIPBOARD (clip)
  3. INTERIM (trim)
  4. BUTTERSCOTH (etch)
  5. PARSNIP (snip)
  6. ANTICLOCKWISE (nick)
  7. BIOSPHERE (bore)
  8. LAVISH (lash)
  9. BATHROBE (barb)
  10. EQUIPMENT (quip)
  11. ASTROLABE (stab)
  12. GRANDPARENT (pare)
  13. OKTOBERFEST (kerf)
  14. VANDALIZE (adze)
  15. MILLINERY (mill)
  16. HEADWIND (hewn)
  17. CARDIOVASCULAR (scar)
  18. HOMETOWN (hewn)
  19. COLESLAW (claw)
  20. EARSPLITTING (slit)

Cut and Paste

Complete each of the words below by writing a four letter cutting word into the blanks, reading left to right.

  1. G  __  L  A  __  I __  __
  2. __  __  __  __  B  O  A  R  DImage
  3. I  N  __  E  __  __  __
  4. B  U  T  T  __  R  S  C  O  __ __ __
  5. P  A  R  __  __  __  __
  6. A  __  T  __  __  L  O  C  __  W  I  S  E
  7. __  I  __  S  P  H  E  __  __
  8. __  __  V  I  __  __
  9. __  __  T  H  __  O  __  E
  10. E  __  __  __  __  M  E  N  T
  11. A  __  __   R  O  L  __  __  E
  12. G  R  A  N  D  __  __  __  __   N  T
  13. O  __  T  O  B  __  __  __  E  S  T
  14. V  __  N  __  A  L  I  __  __
  15. __  __  __  __  I  N  E  R  Y
  16. __  __  A  D  __  I  __  D
  17. C  A  R  D  I  O  V  A  __  __  U  L  __ __
  18. H  O  __  E  T  __  __  __
  19. __  O  __ E  S  L  __  __
  20. E  A  R  __  P  __  __  __  T  I  N  G

Answer from last day: The KeyWord for hummus, straddle, bedaub, propagandize and contagious is SPREAD.

KeyWord

What KeyWord is found in the definitions of each of the following words?

hummus __________
straddle ____________
bedaub ______________
propagandize __________
contagious ______________   _________________ (6)

There are hundreds more KeyWord Puzzles on the KeyWord Server.

spread the good words,
Adrian

 

AHEM! Can I Have Your Attention?

The clued words below each contain ‘AHEM’ – in order, but not necessarily contiguously. The number in parentheses indicates the length of each answer word.

___________________ 1.  chaos (6)

___________________ 2.  song that expresses national identity (6)

___________________ 3.  lack of belief in God (7)

___________________ 4.  the transmutation of matter (7)

___________________ 5.  city in Orange County, CA (7)

___________________ 6.  nemesis (9)

___________________ 7.  large thick-skinned mammal (9)

___________________ 8.  speak irreverently about God (9)

___________________ 9.  he communicates the highs and lows on TV (10)

___________________ 10. most distant (11)

___________________ 11. an active interest in sports (11)

___________________ 12. a thing done successfully with effort, skill, or courage (11)

___________________ 13. a resumption of harmonious relations (13)

___________________ 14. a plant of the daisy family (13)

___________________ 15. Walter White’s illegal yield (15)

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Answers: mayhem, anthem, atheism, alchemy, Anaheim, archenemy, pachyderm, blaspheme, weatherman, farthermost, athleticism, achievement, rapprochement, chrysanthemum, methamphetamine