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    Overlapping Letter 2

    During the summer, the forum slows down a little. Take a break yourself and branch out a little.

    Now this puzzle is my own creation, and it can be a little tough. The clues are sometimes like those you find in a crossword puzzle. You know what I mean.

    The clue will imply a single word answer which is made up of two conjoined words. One letter will overlap and be used in each word.

    Example:

    A. Everything On Site = Allocation

    All and Location are the two words implied by the clue that make up Allocation which is the answer word. Everything implies All, and On Site implies Location. The letter 'L' is the overlapping letter (or the one that ends the first word and is the beginning of the second word from the clue).

    You think you can do it? Here's another example with answer hidden.

    Total Attire =
    Spoiler:
    Address


    To help you, the words will be in alphabetical order.

    1. Sphere on a parcel of land=

    2. Sharp pointed sleep apparatus =

    3. Sleep furniture on the run =

    4. Dog talk not to be thrown away =

    5. Stout wooden stick for a definite article =

    6. To exist and soar like one =

    7. Wager on a shallow flat receptacle =

    8. Not small but gained possession of =

    9. Itemized charges for a big cat =

    10. An Adult male bovine will allow it =

    11. A container dressed to the highest degree =

    12. Fishy animal kept for amusement =

    13. British pal of an Argentine dictator =

    14. Masticate the feather covered modified forelimb =

    15. A pyralid possessive she =

    16. A Corn holding breast support =

    17. Rooster scratched the car =

    18. Arrange the hair on the head sculpture =

    19. An electrical cable on the face of a clock =

    20. Bovine in a hospital room =
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    Well, I think I got most of them . . .



    1. Sphere on a parcel of land
    Spoiler:
    ball + lot = ballot

    4. Dog talk not to be thrown away
    Spoiler:
    bark + keep = barkeep

    5. Stout wooden stick for a definite article
    Spoiler:
    bat + the = bathe

    6. To exist and soar like one
    Spoiler:
    be + eagle = beagle

    7. Wager on a shallow flat receptacle
    Spoiler:
    bet + tray = betray

    8. Not small but gained possession of
    Spoiler:
    big + got = bigot

    9. Itemized charges for a big cat
    Spoiler:
    bill + lion = billion

    10. An adult male bovine will allow it
    Spoiler:
    bull + let = bullet

    12. Fishy animal kept for amusement
    Spoiler:
    carp + pet = carpet

    13. British pal of an Argentine dictator
    Spoiler:
    chap + Peron = chaperon

    14. Masticate the feather covered modified forelimb
    Spoiler:
    chew + wing = chewing

    15. A pyralid possessive she
    Spoiler:
    moth + hers = mothers

    16. A corn holding breast support
    Spoiler:
    cob + bra = cobra

    18. Arrange the hair on the head sculpture
    Spoiler:
    comb + bust = combust

    19. An electrical cable on the face of a clock
    Spoiler:
    cord + dial = cordial

    20. Bovine in a hospital room
    Spoiler:
    cow + ward = coward

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    Excellent as always, Soroban!

    The ones you didn't get:

    2. Sharp pointed sleep apparatus =
    Spoiler:
    barb + bed = barbed


    3. Sleep furniture on the run = "a mistake" Sorry! There is no overlapping letter here. This one came from another quiz and fell in here by mistake. This is a compound word.

    11. A container dressed to the highest degree =
    Spoiler:
    can + nines = canines


    17. Rooster scratched the car =
    Spoiler:
    cock + keyed = cockeyed
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