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Old 07-29-2003, 02:04 PM   #31
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Nice to see you too !

OK -- thinking out loud, in the hope that this will guilt you into steering me in the right direction . . .

"you in the middle" suggests that there's a "U" in the middle of . . . what? Of "meets", or a synonym or anagram of "meets", or of "in arms", ditto. Hmmm.

The first part of the puzzle is of the synonym type, I'd guess. "Short foreign lord" = ???? Napoleon? [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

"A stern" suggests "astern", meaning in the back, so "face" (or a synonym or anagram) goes in the back of . . .

I'VE GOT IT ! It's Nap-u-phiz, Black Speech for corn muffin. My turn?

[ July 29, 2003: Message edited by: Turambar ]
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