Triple Play: A Word Game Vol. 2

Discussion in 'Homebound/Bedbound' started by gb66, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    Starting a new thread.
  2. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi GB

    Woke up this morning with what Barry calls blurry eyes. Put in
    some drops and went back to sleep. Just woke up again. Or
    should I say rewoke?

    I think this is the only unsolved puzzle from the previous thread.
    Stir up.

    Here are some new brain twisters.


    Far away

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  3. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    I guessed Roil, Oil and Toil on that one on the other thread. Is that right? GB
  4. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    I don't think this one was solved:

    A dry duct -
    Don't be afraid -
    May have two handles - (we talked about this part being 'Peerless').
  5. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    Answers to new ones:


  6. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member


    Result of 3rd degree burn

    Sibling, maybe

    Water spout

    Oriental ones are popular

    Good for eavesdropping

    Boat helpers
  7. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    New Puzzles
    burn blister
    sibling sister
    spout twister

    Oriental Rugs
    eavesdropping bugs
    helpers tugs

    Speaking of siblings, when I showed up for college the first day, the school
    informed me of my new roommate. After the first day of class he told
    me the assignment in English was to think of a new word. He had come up
    with brister meaning a brother or sister. I said, "But there's already a
    word for that." Turns out he had never heard the word sibling. My
    doubts about his ability to do college level work increased as the
    semester wore on. He then left for reasons unspecified.

    In those days about 20% of High School grads went to college. Now
    I read it's about 50% and the college have to provide remedial reading
    courses. Uff-da!

    Yes, you're right. You did solve the roil, etc puzzle. I instantly forget
    everything now. I checked the calendar and the library today. The library
    is closed. Gordon says they get 100 days off for holidays, but
    that's somewhat of an exaggeration.

    Anyway we have 3 items due tomorrow. So a couple minutes after
    I looked at the library site he walked into the room. I remembered
    we had items due, but couldn't remember what they were. AACCKK!

    Yes, you got the new puzzles (cheddar cheese, etc.) correct. The
    other parts of Peerless were fearless and tearless. Not sure if they
    were specified or just implied.

  8. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Pick up
    Breakfast food

    allowed amount

  9. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member


  10. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Here I am, GB. Just 8 minutes behind you. What a kawinkydink. You
    got 'em all right as usual. Pretty good for an adult woman. HaHa!

    There was a recent article in the news about removing algebra from
    the High School curriculum. I was amazed it was still taught. From
    all the terrible news about schools I had the opinion that most of the
    kids can't even read at their grade level.

    I found H. S. algebra very difficult. But there were a few times in my
    adult life when I thought, I bet if I knew algebra, I could figure this out.
    I only met one person who was excellent at using both words and
    numbers. He was an attorney I trained. Eventually, after I couldn't
    work full time anymore, he became head of his own law firm and my boss.
    (I always told the lawyers fresh outta law school, Be polite to everybody.
    You never know. The opposing attorney in today's case may be your boss
    next week. Or worse, the Judge.)

    I will have some more posers to post later. Oh, by specific or implied, I
    meant I wasn't sure if the other two answers appeared in print or if they
    were implied because they had to rhyme with Peerless. Therefore, easy
    to figure out.

  11. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    Not a funny story -

    But would you walk a mile for this? -

    Hard to recover from -


    Off the beaten path.

    Maybe, maybe not.

    Reach the end of its term.
  12. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Can't think of anything that seems right. The first one could be
    Joke-Smoke-Stroke except the clue is not a funny story.
    Or amble-camel-gamble.

    I guess the second one could be astray-can't say-decay.

    Too tuff fur me.

    How about:

    Passed out
    Frosty's fate

  13. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    You're right about 'camel'. The answer is llama. As in the 'I'd walk a mile for a camel' ad, but this is a type of camel, so, would you walk a mile for a llama? Too far out there?? Hint: The other 2 clues rhyme with llama.

    Off the beaten path is 'detour' and the other 2 words rhyme with it. GB
  14. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member



    On the second clues
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  15. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Yup, Belt, etc is right.

    The pen in the first group is not a cage, but the kind you write with.
    I read a book where some immigrant complained that English was
    so hard to learn because words had multiple meanings. And so
    sew they do due. My brother sent me a little essay the other day
    about all the ways we use "up". Put someone up for the night. Put
    up with bad behavior. Fed up. Up and at 'em. I get up at seven, etc.

    So if walk a mile is llama, then the other two must be drama and trauma.

    Can't think of a good rhyme for detour. Maybe not sure and endure?

  16. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    It's Detour, Unsure, and Mature (as in an insurance policy).

    So fry and sty are wrong. Ok. Starting over. :)

    Oh, and Drama and Trauma are correct. GB
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  17. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi Kiddo

    Woke up around 4 this morning. Freezing to death. Partly because it
    was only 53 degrees here, but mostly because my blood sugar was too
    high. Took a diabetes pill, put on another shirt, turned on the electric
    blanket and went back to bed for another 5 hours.

    So, I'm up now. Here's another clue for you. The kind of cooking
    referred to in the poser above is the kind folks do on the 4th of July.

    Here's a long one.



    Carnival Attraction

    Christmas Message

    Dorothy's Friend
    Cartoon Character

    Bye Bye and Ta Ta (complimentary close; not a clue.)
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  18. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

  19. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    For Japanese hurrying -

    Good to fry or bake -

    Did you ever smoke one -
  20. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi GB
    Just got back from the library. Gordon took a couple succulents to give to
    the volunteers who are there every week for the Wed. book sale. At least one
    of them is a gardener. Gordon has talked plants with her before.

    Till, grill etc. is right. I amended my post above. The stupid board computer
    took out the spaces so the clues got all jammed together.

    I take Metformin. Used to be Metformin Glyburide. I could never
    control my diabetes with diet alone. I take 5 meds and low
    dose aspirin every day. Have a terrible time keeping them straight. Good
    thing Gordon is here to check up and make sure I get refills.


    Looked at your last two puzzles. Either the puzzles are getting harder or
    I'm getting dumber. Couldn't figure out much of anything. Well,
    I guess you could fry or bake Spam and smoke Ham.

    Sincerely yours
    Puzzled in LA
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2016

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