Overnight the battleground has changed a bit. Greg has joined the fray, edging Adam out of the lead by two partials. The current standings are as follows:
The current standings are as follows:
The current riddle status is as follows:
Clue Set #1:
Letter counts for the first four unanswered riddles are provided.
Clue Set #2:
Letter counts for the remaining five unanswered riddles are provided.
Q: Though I may sound like something for an axle, actually I am a country. What am I?
A: GREECE / GREASE
1. A game of hurriedly written words.
2. A game in which sailors try to discover who tied a line to the corner of a sail.
3. A war game played with breath mints.
4. A towering game for toppling vociferous super-patriots.
5. A game of musical instruments sliding among the dimly illuminated areas.
(5, 3, 7 / 6, 3, 7)
6. A children’s’ game of clumsiness.
(6 / 2, 4)
7. A card game about male red deer.
(5 / 6)
8. A card game named for a strange donkey?
(3, 5 / 3, 5)
9. A game in which the players try to cover holes in fabric simply.
10. The challenge here is to carry dinner on a tray without spilling any.
(4, 4 / 5, 6)
11. Collecting an artificial sweetener.
(7, 7 / 7, 7)
12. A game wrapped in a piece of Indian clothing.
13. A game to begin thinking about oneself.
(5, 3 / 8)
14. A game of indelicacy.
15. A game to arrest a stoned criminal.
(3, 6 / 7)
16. A game of becoming a pop singer’s helpers through pantomimes.
17. A game about a lousy massage.
(6, 3 / 8)
18. A card game about neutered animals.
19. A card game in a metal tin.
20. A Danish island gambling card game.
As always, it would be great to see some new faces this week!
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