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Palindrome Puzzle - Recent Solutions!
posted on September 1st, 2016

What is #NameThatPalindrome, you ask?

A palindrome is a word or phrase that is spelled the same forward and backward, like "kayak" or "Madam, I'm Adam."

For the last few years, I've hosted weekly palindrome challenge - every Thursday. :) I give a clue, and the answer will always be a palindrome. It's a fun game; join on in!

Here are some recent solutions! (Check back if the most recent one hasn't posted yet.)

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Sept 22nd:

Clue: A lover of controversial yet tranquil creative works might encourage a gallery curator to: "Mount extreme, serene paintings on the wall!" (5 wds) (thx, @darthfractious!)

* Answer: Put radical, placid art up!

 

Sept 29th:

Clue: Item on menu at a unique Japanese restaurant: “Bulletproof seaweed” (2 wds) #NameThatPalindrome

Answer: “Iron nori”

 

Oct 6th:

Clue: Remind a hideous larger relative of a troll that his shoe-lace is useless when undone, "Therefore fasten that thing, huge troll-cousin!" (4 words) @DarthFractious

Answer: "Ergo tie it, Ogre!!"

 

Oct 13th:

Clue: If you were on a baseball team with a big cat, you might say, “Cougar! It’s my turn to bat!” (4 wds) #NameThatPalindrome

Answer: Puma, I am up!

 

Oct 20th:

Clue: A pirate known for stealing flat-bottomed sea-faring vessels could be accused of trying a "Ship snatch" #NameThatPalindrome (2 words) (Thx, @DarthFractious)

Answer: Barge grab

 

Oct 27th:

Clue: Trick-or-treater Spidey complained to his health-conscious parents that his tentacled villian could eat all his candy: But “Octavius was allowed!” (3 wds) (uses abbrev) (Thx @darthfractious!)

Answer: "Otto got to!!"

 

Nov 3rd:

Clue: Command a guy to get off the couch and do his civic duty on Tuesday: “Get up to cast your ballot, man!” (4 wds) #NameThatPalindrome

Answer: Rise to vote, sir

 

Nov 10th:

Clue: Possible headline if large bee was eyewitness in bathroom murder, as plot thickens: “However, stinging insect observed wash-basin” (4 wds)

Thx, @DarthFractious!

Answer: But Wasp Saw Tub

 

Nov 17th:

Clue: If you used a picture of large rodent for your online forums icon, you’d have a… (2 wds) #NameThatPalindrome

Answer: Rat Avatar

 

 

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