Find word a in word the clue that and follows precedes the first the second, in each case making a fresh word or phrase. Eg the answer to fish mix could be cake (fishcake & cake mix) and to bat man it could be he (bathe & he- man) ... a) stone room c) human horse e) grape gun b) rolling cube d) window station f) pork ties
1 Greece is where it is, ex vi termini, as we used to say in the old days. An alibi is a defence by virtue of one’s being
elsewhere, which is quite difficult for a country to do. And was used to be were in counterfactuals!
2 See diagram (right). With thanks to Jon “Chappers” Chapman.
3 They started with 16, 10 and 10cc in them, in order. 4 All 4-1 and one 4-all. 5 All numbers of the form p x q (p and q both primes) are trivially magic. The number of primes is infinite (Euclid); so the number of multiplicative magic numbers must also be infinite. Point to Ponder What is the next multiplicative magic number after 6? What other forms of number besides pq are multiplicatively magic?
Wordpool d), c) E pluribus unum COTONEASTER Uncle Rebus WELL OUT OF ORDER Missing Links a) stone/chat/room b) rolling/stock/cube c) human/race/horse d) window/dressing/station e) grape/shot/gun f) pork/pie/ties