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[http://www.pandamagazine.com/island/island5/ratbert.pdf]
 
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Solution is 6 letters long.
  
 
==Message==
 
==Message==
W?RCA?SRGORE?A?A??????IE
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W''C''RCAFSRGOAERA''M''AB''G''SL''H''EE
  
 
==Clues==
 
==Clues==
 
# CHUBBY CHECKERS DANCE SENSATION (First and Last letter +1) = TWIST (2) = '''W'''
 
# CHUBBY CHECKERS DANCE SENSATION (First and Last letter +1) = TWIST (2) = '''W'''
# AL O'''R'''ANGE '''C'''OLORED CUIT F (doubles->singles)
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# AL'''L''' O'''R'''ANGE '''C'''OLORED OUTFIT (doubles->singles) = DUTCH(4)?
 
# '''MC'''DONALDS '''AN'''D '''WE'''NDYS '''OF'''FERING (LI removed) = BURGER(6) = '''R'''
 
# '''MC'''DONALDS '''AN'''D '''WE'''NDYS '''OF'''FERING (LI removed) = BURGER(6) = '''R'''
 
# '''INC'''REDIBLY '''THI'''RSTY '''ALS'''O '''DES'''PERATELY '''NEE'''DING '''WAT'''ER (YY -> Y, EE->E, RR->R, OO->O then first two letters of word get moved to the front of the previous word.  Then letter added) = PARCHED(4) = '''C'''
 
# '''INC'''REDIBLY '''THI'''RSTY '''ALS'''O '''DES'''PERATELY '''NEE'''DING '''WAT'''ER (YY -> Y, EE->E, RR->R, OO->O then first two letters of word get moved to the front of the previous word.  Then letter added) = PARCHED(4) = '''C'''
 
# S'''at'''urday N'''ig'''ht L'''iv'''e O'''ri'''ginal C'''om'''edian R'''ad'''ner = GILDA (5) = '''A'''
 
# S'''at'''urday N'''ig'''ht L'''iv'''e O'''ri'''ginal C'''om'''edian R'''ad'''ner = GILDA (5) = '''A'''
# KISMET OR FORTUNE= LUCK(1) = '''L'''
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# KISMET OR FORTUNE= FATE(1) = '''F'''  
 
# Mov'''i'''e Wit'''h''' Cha'''r'''lize The'''r'''on Por'''t'''raying Ail'''e'''en Wuo'''r'''nos = MONSTER (4) = '''S'''
 
# Mov'''i'''e Wit'''h''' Cha'''r'''lize The'''r'''on Por'''t'''raying Ail'''e'''en Wuo'''r'''nos = MONSTER (4) = '''S'''
 
# '''W'''es '''C'''raven '''F'''lick '''S'''tarring '''M'''att '''L'''illard = SCREAM(3) = '''R'''
 
# '''W'''es '''C'''raven '''F'''lick '''S'''tarring '''M'''att '''L'''illard = SCREAM(3) = '''R'''
 
# CHANDLER'''S''' LAST'''S''' NAM'''E''' O'''N''' FRIEND'''S''' (+ THEIRS HERS ITS HIS MINE)  = BING(4) = '''G'''
 
# CHANDLER'''S''' LAST'''S''' NAM'''E''' O'''N''' FRIEND'''S''' (+ THEIRS HERS ITS HIS MINE)  = BING(4) = '''G'''
 
# DIXON SURVEYING PARTNER CHARLES (+HAKE BASS TUNA PIKE + E at the end of every word ) = MASON(4) = '''O'''  
 
# DIXON SURVEYING PARTNER CHARLES (+HAKE BASS TUNA PIKE + E at the end of every word ) = MASON(4) = '''O'''  
# VISH'''N'''U INCARNATI'''O'''N AL'''S'''O HUM'''A'''N EMBODIME'''N'''T (extra letter at beginning/end, last two letters of word swapped) = RAMA(1) = '''R'''
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# VISH'''N'''U INCARNATI'''O'''N AL'''S'''O HUM'''A'''N EMBODIME'''N'''T (extra letter at beginning/end, last two letters of word swapped) = AVATAR(1) = '''A''' (Alternative: RAMA)
 
# '''A'''LEXANDER '''H'''AMILTON '''D'''IED '''D'''URING '''O'''NE (B separates words, then reverse the words) = DUEL(3) = '''E'''
 
# '''A'''LEXANDER '''H'''AMILTON '''D'''IED '''D'''URING '''O'''NE (B separates words, then reverse the words) = DUEL(3) = '''E'''
# PT WYER IT EMSOY BT SDIU AT OAEBVSNE (Substrings: TYPEWRITES BOYS AUDITS ABOVE)  
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# TYPEWRITE'''R''' SYMBO'''L''' SITUAT'''E'''D ABO'''V'''E SEV'''E'''N = AMPERSAND(5) = '''R''' (24153: PTWYE -> TYPEW, MSOYB -> SYMBO, OAEBV -> ABOVE)  
 
# VIETNA'''M''' CAPITA'''L''' BEFOR'''E''' NINETEE'''N''' SEVENT'''Y''' FIV'''E'''  (A at the beginning of each word, + SWAP letters 2 and 3) = SAIGON(2)='''A'''  
 
# VIETNA'''M''' CAPITA'''L''' BEFOR'''E''' NINETEE'''N''' SEVENT'''Y''' FIV'''E'''  (A at the beginning of each word, + SWAP letters 2 and 3) = SAIGON(2)='''A'''  
# LIKE LOWLY HUMBLE LABOR POSITIONS (+double first letters, T for fourth letter, and ER between)
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# LIKE LOWLY HUMBLE LABOR POSITIONS (+double first letters, T for fourth letter, and ER between) = MENIAL(1)?
 
# ACTOR NICOLAS OR COMPOSER JOHN (+RUTH MANTLE YOUNG WAGNER COBB) = CAGE(2) = '''A'''
 
# ACTOR NICOLAS OR COMPOSER JOHN (+RUTH MANTLE YOUNG WAGNER COBB) = CAGE(2) = '''A'''
# PAYING PARTICIPANT IN A GROUP (+ FLY PIG FOX RAT EMU)
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# PAYING PARTICIPANT IN A GROUP (+ FLY PIG FOX RAT EMU) = SUBSCRIBER (8) = '''B'''
# SESAME STREET MUPPET SMILEY (+SOSO LALA TITI DODO) = GUY?
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# SESAME STREET MUPPET SMILEY (+SOSO LALA TITI DODO) = GUY (4) = '''G?'''
# ABSRUTRARETCRAHCDAFFOIPS (Backwards: SPI OFF AD CHARCTER ARTURS BA)
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# ART'''H'''UR'S CHAR'''A'''CTER SPI'''N'''OFF = BUSTER (3) = '''S'''
# PINBALL MACHINE WARNING (+MOM POP DAUGHTER) =  
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# PINBALL MACHINE WARNING (+MOM POP DAUGHTER) = LAST BALL (7) = '''L'''
# TWO LETTER ABBREVIATION FOR ENGLISH HORN (-KJ) =  
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# TWO LETTER ABBREVIATION FOR ENGLISH HORN (-KJ) = EH (4) = '''H?'''
# Concis'''e''' Statemen'''t''' File'''d''' B'''y''' A'''n''' Attorne'''y''' = CLAIM(4) = '''I'''
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# Concis'''e''' Statemen'''t''' File'''d''' B'''y''' A'''n''' Attorne'''y''' = BRIEF(4) = '''E''' (Alternative: CLAIM)
 
# AN'''N'''A PAQUIN'S SU'''P'''ERHERO +(LOV[E] FIFTEE[N] THIRT[Y]) = ROGUE(5)='''E'''
 
# AN'''N'''A PAQUIN'S SU'''P'''ERHERO +(LOV[E] FIFTEE[N] THIRT[Y]) = ROGUE(5)='''E'''

Latest revision as of 15:15, 25 August 2006

Puzzle_Boat

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Solution is 6 letters long.

Message

WCRCAFSRGOAERAMABGSLHEE

Clues

  1. CHUBBY CHECKERS DANCE SENSATION (First and Last letter +1) = TWIST (2) = W
  2. ALL ORANGE COLORED OUTFIT (doubles->singles) = DUTCH(4)?
  3. MCDONALDS AND WENDYS OFFERING (LI removed) = BURGER(6) = R
  4. INCREDIBLY THIRSTY ALSO DESPERATELY NEEDING WATER (YY -> Y, EE->E, RR->R, OO->O then first two letters of word get moved to the front of the previous word. Then letter added) = PARCHED(4) = C
  5. Saturday Night Live Original Comedian Radner = GILDA (5) = A
  6. KISMET OR FORTUNE= FATE(1) = F
  7. Movie With Charlize Theron Portraying Aileen Wuornos = MONSTER (4) = S
  8. Wes Craven Flick Starring Matt Lillard = SCREAM(3) = R
  9. CHANDLERS LASTS NAME ON FRIENDS (+ THEIRS HERS ITS HIS MINE) = BING(4) = G
  10. DIXON SURVEYING PARTNER CHARLES (+HAKE BASS TUNA PIKE + E at the end of every word ) = MASON(4) = O
  11. VISHNU INCARNATION ALSO HUMAN EMBODIMENT (extra letter at beginning/end, last two letters of word swapped) = AVATAR(1) = A (Alternative: RAMA)
  12. ALEXANDER HAMILTON DIED DURING ONE (B separates words, then reverse the words) = DUEL(3) = E
  13. TYPEWRITER SYMBOL SITUATED ABOVE SEVEN = AMPERSAND(5) = R (24153: PTWYE -> TYPEW, MSOYB -> SYMBO, OAEBV -> ABOVE)
  14. VIETNAM CAPITAL BEFORE NINETEEN SEVENTY FIVE (A at the beginning of each word, + SWAP letters 2 and 3) = SAIGON(2)=A
  15. LIKE LOWLY HUMBLE LABOR POSITIONS (+double first letters, T for fourth letter, and ER between) = MENIAL(1)?
  16. ACTOR NICOLAS OR COMPOSER JOHN (+RUTH MANTLE YOUNG WAGNER COBB) = CAGE(2) = A
  17. PAYING PARTICIPANT IN A GROUP (+ FLY PIG FOX RAT EMU) = SUBSCRIBER (8) = B
  18. SESAME STREET MUPPET SMILEY (+SOSO LALA TITI DODO) = GUY (4) = G?
  19. ARTHUR'S CHARACTER SPINOFF = BUSTER (3) = S
  20. PINBALL MACHINE WARNING (+MOM POP DAUGHTER) = LAST BALL (7) = L
  21. TWO LETTER ABBREVIATION FOR ENGLISH HORN (-KJ) = EH (4) = H?
  22. Concise Statement Filed By An Attorney = BRIEF(4) = E (Alternative: CLAIM)
  23. ANNA PAQUIN'S SUPERHERO +(LOV[E] FIFTEE[N] THIRT[Y]) = ROGUE(5)=E