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    Put in a Good Word for Me - 2

    Put in a Good Word for Me - 2

    Find a common property shared by the 24 words in the list.
    Then insert the first word into its proper place in the list.


    3. TRUNK

    strangler
    cream
    sprouts
    wings
    china
    cigar
    bed
    broil
    air
    slugger
    vice
    jack
    ward
    mule
    duck
    lawyer
    rock
    sling
    rifle
    rose
    scale
    sausage
    concerto



    4. MARKET

    wing
    carpet
    cob
    house
    eye
    ball
    ground
    roof
    pumpkin
    wall
    hog
    range
    trail
    cake
    town
    back
    coals
    draw
    rocks
    mount
    brakes
    wrist
    gas
    brain


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    If you're getting nowhere, it's quite normal.
    There is a pattern and once you see it, it's "obvious."
    I could not give any hints without giving away the object of the quiz.


    3. TRUNK

    Hint
    Spoiler:
    Each term is preceded by a city.
    The completed phrases are listed in alphabetical order.

    Answers
    Spoiler:
    Boston Strangler
    Bristol cream
    Brussels sprouts
    Buffalo wings
    Dresden china
    Havana cigar
    Hollywood bed
    London broil
    Londonderry air
    Louisville slugger
    Miami Vice
    Monteray jack
    Montgomery Ward
    Moscow mule
    Peking duck
    Philadelphia lawyer
    Plymouth rock
    Saratoga trunk
    Singapore sling
    Springfield rifle
    Tokyo Rose
    Toledo scale
    Vienna sausage
    Warsaw Concerto




    4. MARKET

    Hint:
    Spoiler:
    Each phrase is of the form: "__ on the __"

    Answers
    Spoiler:

    bird on the wing
    call on the carpet
    corn on the cob
    drinks on the house
    drug on the narket
    easy on the eye
    eye on the ball
    feet on the ground
    fiddler on the roof
    frost on the pumpkin
    handwriting on the wall
    high on the hog
    home on the range
    hot on the trail
    icing on the cake
    night on the town
    pat on the back
    pour on the coals
    quick on the draw
    Scotch on the rocks
    sermon on the mount
    slam on the brakes
    slap on the wrist
    step on the gas
    water on the brain


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    "drug on the narket"? Shouldn't that be spelled "narc"?
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