18 January 2013

PUZZLE, Jan. 18th, 2013



Previous Puzzle Congratulations to Zeinab for being the first to solve it.
Given the following four definitions, what are the corresponding doublets?

1) a current gift = PRESENT PRESENT
2) a secure bank vault=SAFE SAFE
3) a short formal statement=BRIEF BRIEF
4) a fragile supply ship= TENDER TENDER

New Puzzle

The following list of words has been altered from the original word list:

heat              jeans                     ram                        silk                          mice                      malt      
pest              belly                      tears                      drapes                     bill                        gutter               
Change the first letter of each word above with the first letter of another word in the list.
What are the words in the new list? Is there a theme to this new list? And which one word which does not fit the theme.

The first correct answer gets the point!

6 comments:

Zeinab140 said...

Heat = Meat
Jeans= Beans
Ram=Ham
Silk=Milk
Mice=Rice
Malt=Salt
Pest=test
Belly=jelly
Tears=pears
Drapes=grapes
Bill=Dill
Gutter=butter

The theme is food and the one word that does not belong here is test.

Peter said...

Heat=Meat
Jeans=Beans
Ram=Jam
Silk=Milk
Mice=Rice
Malt=Salt
Pest=Test
Belly=Jelly
Tears=Pears
Drapes=Grapes
Gutters=Butters
Bill=Dill
The theme to this list is food and the word that does not fit into the list is test.

Diane Corbeil said...

Heat = Meat
Belly = Jelly
Mice = Rice
Malt = Salt
Silk = Milk
Tears = Pears
Jeans = Beans
Ram = Ham
Drapes = Grapes
Bill = Dill
Gutter = Butter
Pest = Test

theme = food

Diane Corbeil said...

Test do not fit in the list

RufusENGL143 said...

RufusENGL143

Heat - Ham
Jeans - Jam
Ram- Rice
Silk - Salt
Mice - Malt
Malt - Meat
Pest - Pears
Belly - Bears
Tears - Test
Drapes - Grapes
Bill-Dill ( Herb, an aromatic seed)
Gutter - Butter

The theme relates to food consumption with the exception of Test.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB: Congratulations:-)
PETER, DIANE & RUFUS: Yes, but Zeinab got there first;-)