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==Talk==
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Front page mentions that title was futzed with.  Notice that title KINGMINOS has the same number of letters as WORKHORSE.  Perhaps these two demonstrate the connection we should make.  --[[User:Jcone|Jcone]] 17:46, 23 August 2006 (EDT)
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So there are 15 pairs of answers, and 15 pairs of letters. Maybe each pair contributes two letters,
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not necessarily one apiece. (This doesn't work for ISAAC NEWTON / BLOOD STAINS and might fail for other pairs currently undetermined.) Since the number of letters is the same for both answers in a pair, perhaps we should look at positions in the counterpart. Thus the letters JT for the third pair JOEL HODGSON / DELIBERATES gives DS. The only thing I like about theory is that the two Js fit.
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--[[User:Boo|Boo]] 21:50, 23 August 2006 (EDT)
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Actually, everything fits if we traverse vertically. Both letters in each pair are from the same answer.
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--[[User:Boo|Boo]] 22:19, 23 August 2006 (EDT)
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==Letters==
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OA WN JT CU RA WE ER JA AR ES OG VE YD LO LE
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Class between sophomore and senior = '''junior'''
  
 
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{| border=1
 
{| border=1
| ||  RAY LIOTTA ||  FINE PRINT || DREW CAREY || || DELIBERATES  
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| ULTRACOOL(9) ||  RAY LIOTTA(9) ||  FINE PRINT(9) || DREW CAREY(9) || JOEL HODGSON(11) || DELIBERATES(11)
 
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| || BLOOD SPOTS || HUGH LAURIE || || WINDMILLS || KEN BURNS
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| ISAAC NEWTON(11) || BLOOD STAINS(11) || HUGH LAURIE(10) || INDIGENOUS(10) || WINDMILLS(9) || DAVE BARRY(9)
 
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| SLEEPING BAG || JIMMY CARTER || PRESCHOOLS || JOHN MADDEN || LARRY BIRD ||  
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| SLEEPING BAG(11) || JIMMY CARTER(11) || PRESCHOOLS(10) || JOHN MADDEN(10) || LARRY BIRD(9) || FULL SCALE(9)
 
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| KATIE COURIC || || RAY CHARLES || MONTGOMERY || ||
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| KATIE COURIC(11) || CLANDESTINE(11) || RAY CHARLES(10) || MONTGOMERY(10) || NONORGANIC(10) || LILI TAYLOR(10)
 
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| NEWLYWEDS || || || GEORGE W. BUSH || || BIG BROTHER
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| NEWLYWEDS(9) || CARY GRANT(9) || COMIC OPERA(10) || GEORGE BUSH(10) || DOM DELUISE(10) || BIG BROTHER(10)
 
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Latest revision as of 22:35, 23 August 2006

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Front page mentions that title was futzed with. Notice that title KINGMINOS has the same number of letters as WORKHORSE. Perhaps these two demonstrate the connection we should make. --Jcone 17:46, 23 August 2006 (EDT)

So there are 15 pairs of answers, and 15 pairs of letters. Maybe each pair contributes two letters, not necessarily one apiece. (This doesn't work for ISAAC NEWTON / BLOOD STAINS and might fail for other pairs currently undetermined.) Since the number of letters is the same for both answers in a pair, perhaps we should look at positions in the counterpart. Thus the letters JT for the third pair JOEL HODGSON / DELIBERATES gives DS. The only thing I like about theory is that the two Js fit. --Boo 21:50, 23 August 2006 (EDT)

Actually, everything fits if we traverse vertically. Both letters in each pair are from the same answer. --Boo 22:19, 23 August 2006 (EDT)

Letters

OA WN JT CU RA WE ER JA AR ES OG VE YD LO LE

Class between sophomore and senior = junior

Answers

ULTRACOOL(9) RAY LIOTTA(9) FINE PRINT(9) DREW CAREY(9) JOEL HODGSON(11) DELIBERATES(11)
ISAAC NEWTON(11) BLOOD STAINS(11) HUGH LAURIE(10) INDIGENOUS(10) WINDMILLS(9) DAVE BARRY(9)
SLEEPING BAG(11) JIMMY CARTER(11) PRESCHOOLS(10) JOHN MADDEN(10) LARRY BIRD(9) FULL SCALE(9)
KATIE COURIC(11) CLANDESTINE(11) RAY CHARLES(10) MONTGOMERY(10) NONORGANIC(10) LILI TAYLOR(10)
NEWLYWEDS(9) CARY GRANT(9) COMIC OPERA(10) GEORGE BUSH(10) DOM DELUISE(10) BIG BROTHER(10)