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#448902 - Sat Dec 06 2008 04:45 PM puzzle
ren33 Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
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A 91 year old lady who slaughters my cousin and I at scrabble every time, has sent the following
I cannot get it, can you?
Fill in the missing words (same word each time)

The ........ surgeon was....... to operate because there was ............
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#448903 - Sun Dec 07 2008 04:22 AM Re: puzzle
ren33 Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12496
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
OOoh dear I think this is it
notable, not able, no table.
(groan)
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#448904 - Sun Dec 07 2008 05:03 AM Re: puzzle
Copago Offline
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ohhhhh, clever one you are, Ren! Certainly makes sense. I read this this morning and couldn't even begin to have a go at it.

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#448905 - Sun Dec 07 2008 05:45 AM Re: puzzle
deepakmr Offline
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Registered: Sun Mar 16 2008
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That's a real good one. I had got able but not the not

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#448906 - Sat Aug 01 2009 06:17 AM Re: puzzle
carolthescot Offline
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Loc: Central Scotland UK
That's brilliant Ren-glad you managed to work out the answer too

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