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    Put in a Good Word for Me - 3

    Put in a Good Word for Me - 3

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


    5. BOX

    apple
    lamp
    quotations
    ghost
    aunt
    needle
    tour
    elements
    tomb
    travels
    comet
    soliloquy
    code
    choice
    ladder
    vineyard
    revenge
    ark
    razor
    peak
    thesaurus
    folly
    rebellion
    mother



    6. ROUGH

    hole
    woods
    belfry
    hand
    manger
    wool
    pie
    pan
    ointment
    door
    till
    ring
    sand
    wall
    moon
    haystack
    neck
    sky
    arm
    grass
    mud
    night
    saddle
    straw


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    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    Put in a Good Word for Me - 3












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



    6. ROUGH

    hole
    woods
    belfry
    hand
    manger
    wool
    pie
    pan
    ointment
    door
    till
    ring
    sand
    wall
    moon
    haystack
    neck
    sky
    arm
    grass
    mud
    night
    saddle
    straw

    Spoiler:

    Ace in the hole
    "something" in the woods
    Bats in the belfry
    Bird in the hand
    Child in a manger
    Diamond in the rough
    Dyed in the wool
    Finger in the pie
    Flash in the pan

    Fly in the ointment

    "something" in the door
    Money in the till
    Hat in the ring
    Blood in the sand
    Hole in the wall
    Man in the moon
    Needle in the haystack
    Pain in the neck
    Pie in the sky
    Shot in the arm
    Stuck in the mud
    Strangers in the night
    Back in the saddle
    Turkey in the straw










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    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    Put in a Good Word for Me - 3



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


    5. BOX

    apple
    lamp
    quotations
    ghost
    aunt
    needle
    tour
    elements
    tomb
    travels
    comet
    soliloquy
    code
    choice
    ladder
    vineyard
    revenge
    ark
    razor
    peak
    thesaurus
    folly
    rebellion
    mother

    Spoiler:

    Adam's Apple
    Aladdin's Lamp
    "Somebody's" Quotations
    Great Caesar's Ghost
    "Somebody's" Aunt
    Cleopatra's? Needle
    "Somebody's" Tour
    Euclid's Elements
    Grant's Tomb
    Gulliver's Travels
    Halley's Comet
    Hamlet's Sililoquy
    Morse Code
    Sophie's Choice
    Jacob's Ladder
    Martha's Vinyard
    Monteczuma's Revenge
    Noah's Ark
    Pike's Peak
    Seward's Folly
    Shay's? Rebellion
    Whistler's Mother
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    Answers

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    Masters got nearly all of them . . . Good work!
    However, you forgot that the items are listed alphabetically.


    5. BOX

    Hint
    Spoiler:
    Each term is of the form: ___'s ____
    The completed phrases are listed in alphabetical order.

    Answers
    Spoiler:
    Adam's apple
    Aladdin's lamp
    Bartlett's Quotations
    Caesar's ghost
    Charley's Aunt
    Cleopatra's needle
    Cook's tour
    Euclid's elements
    Grant's tomb
    Gulliver's Travels
    Halley's comet
    Hamlet's soliloquy
    Hammurabi's Code
    Hobson's choice
    Jacob's ladder
    Martha's Vineyard
    Montezuma's revenge
    Noah's ark
    Occam's razor
    Pandora's box
    Pike's Peak
    Roget's Thesaurus
    Seward's folly
    Shay's Rebellion
    Whistler's Mother




    6. ROUGH

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

    Answers
    Spoiler:

    Ace in the hole
    Babe in the woods
    Bats in the belfry
    Bird in the hand
    Diamond in the rough
    Dog in the manger
    Dyed in the wool
    Finger in the pie
    Flash in the pan
    Fly in the ointment
    Foot in the door
    Hand in the till
    Hat in the ring
    Head in the sand
    Hole in the wall
    Man in the moon
    Needle in the haystack
    Pain in the neck
    Pie in the sky
    Short in the arm
    Snake in the grass
    Stick in the mud
    Strangers in the Night
    Tall in the saddle
    Turkey in the straw



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