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    Put in a Good Word for Me - 5

    Put in a Good Word for Me - 5

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



    9. SHOE

    joy
    jack
    tray
    split
    beer
    chest
    tomato
    hitch
    screw
    gardens
    line
    statesman
    drop
    light
    syrup
    ridge
    drab
    stick
    Sunday
    fuzz
    needle
    geometry
    pudding
    tea



    10. ROOST

    heart
    ball
    barrel
    walk
    crop
    press
    mountain
    land
    law
    party
    hour
    game
    litter
    action
    pudding
    mill
    earth
    neck
    times
    devil
    moment
    morning
    trade
    wrist


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    I need a hint. On both sets.
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    Hello, masters!

    You know that every term is preceded by a word or words
    . . and the entire list has a common theme.
    Also, we have to think in cliches or common phrases.


    For #9, what word(s) would precede these?
    . . ___ split, ___ statesman, ___ syrup, ___ fuzz


    For #10, what word(s) would precede these?
    . . ___ press, ___ party, ___ action


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    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    Put in a Good Word for Me - 5



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



    9. SHOE

    joy
    jack
    tray
    split
    beer
    chest
    tomato
    hitch
    screw
    gardens
    line
    statesman
    drop
    light
    syrup
    ridge
    drab
    stick
    Sunday
    fuzz
    needle
    geometry
    pudding
    tea



    I'm beginning to think I'm not too good at this.

    Spoiler:

    Almond joy
    Apple Jack
    Ash tray
    Banana split
    ? beer
    Cedar chest
    Cherry tomato
    Clove hitch
    Cork screw
    ? gardens
    ? line
    Elder statesman
    Gum drop
    Lime light
    Maple syrup
    Oak ridge
    Olive drab
    Hickory stick
    Palm Sunday
    Peach fuzz
    Pine needle
    Plane geometry
    Plum pudding
    Sassafras tea
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    Another great performance, masters!

    Here are the missing items, plus two corrections.


    THEME
    Spoiler:
    types of trees


    beer
    Spoiler:
    birch beer


    gardens
    Spoiler:
    Cypress Gardens


    line
    Spoiler:
    dateline


    drop
    Spoiler:
    Gum drop works fine.
    but "gum" is used for the Key word: gumshoe.
    The expected answer was: lemon drop


    stick
    Spoiler:
    orange stick
    (used for manicures)


    Last edited by Soroban; May 13th 2009 at 02:43 PM.
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