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    Default Please help me solve this crossword puzzle. Urgent!

    Dear teachers,
    The following puzzle is quite tricky.Kindly give me some help to solve it.
    The clues are given in the brackets below.

    1. ..............are sharp and ponited and may be used as weapons.
    ( D..R..S) .
    My answer is either "dirks" or " darts". Am I correct ?

    2. Silly questions can.......even the most patient person.
    ( ...R..) For this question, there are three letters for this word.

    3. A display of conjuring skill can .............an audience of children.
    ( ...NTR....E). For this question, there are eight letters for this word.
    My answer : " intrigue". Is this word correct ?

    4.People may go to church to.............
    ( M...R.). There are five letters for the correct word.
    My answer is either " Marry" or " Mourn".

    5. Vertigo sufferers may feel some............when they look down from a great height.
    ( ..A..M ). There are five letters for the correct word. My answer is
    "chasm ". Is this correct ?

    6. A bad mood can make a person rudely ..............in answering.
    ( .R...F) . There are five letters for the correct word. My answer is
    " brief ". Is this word correct ?

    7. ........is a substance that may be used in house improvement job.
    ( P..T..). There are five letters in this word.

    8. Drugs may effect ...improvement in a patient's condition.
    ( S.E.DY ).There are six letters for the correct word.
    My answer : " Speedy "
    9. One can more readily remember a .........if it is particularly interesting.
    ( FAC. ) .There are four letters in this word.
    My answer is : I chose the word " fact ". Is this word correct ?

    10. ....meat is a principal element in a lion's diet.
    ( R.. ) .There are three letters for the correct word.
    My answer is : " Raw ". Can I replace it with " Red " ?

    Thanks to all great teachers .

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    Default Re: Please help me solve this crossword puzzle. Urgent!

    The following sound OK to me: 1., 3., 4. 'marry', 6., 8., 9., 10. red or raw. For 7., here's a hint: It comes in colors. As for 'chasm', I'm not sure. As for 2. and 5., well, I can't think of what the answers would be. Sorry.

    All the best,

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    2- Irk
    5- Could it be 'spasm'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    2- Irk
    5- Could it be 'spasm'?
    "irk"! That's it! Thanks, tdol. :D

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    It's a word I hear often- about me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's a word I hear often- about me.
    Balderdash!
    If anything, tdol, you're way ahead of the game. :D

    All the best,

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    Balderdash- there's a word that needs to make a comeback; I like it.

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