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    Easy Time Waster

    For each of the following problems 1 to 20, you are given 2 definitions. The answer to the second part is the same as the answer to the first part, but with one letter removed. Example:

    Place where horses stay; Black.

    Answer: Stable, Sable

    Puzzle 21 is a standalone question.

    1. Linger about; Above

    2. Having relatively great extent between opposite sides; Hayseed

    3. 4-footed animal; A direction

    4. Land adjacent to water; Painful

    5. A religious group that had an anti-slavery stance; The name of a violent first person computer game

    6. A principal raw material or commodity grown or manufactured in a locality; Musty

    7. To act in a sulky or aimless way; An item used for cleaning floors

    8. Open to bribery; The flesh of the calf used for food

    9. A contest or game; Arithmetic is the most elementary branch of this

    10. Junk; A pack of playing cards

    11. Often occurs when a picture is taken; whip

    12. An enchantment; To give something in exchange for money

    13. A stringed musical instrument found in ancient Greece; A caustic solution used in making soap

    14. Stylish; The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet

    15. There is a movie in which a lake with this name is anything but; There is a Steve Martin movie that indicates that deceased males do not wear this.

    16. Waters in this state are said to run deep; Plow

    17. First name of Arthur's sister; Part of a plant or animal that performs some vital function

    18. To promote something as or in the manner of a huckster; A horizontal foundation

    19. Science of prison management; Science of viniculture

    20. An old man; A social blunder

    21. The End Is Nigh.

    How long does it take for you to solve weird riddles? Time is passing as we speak...tic...toc! This one involves absolutely no academia. If you don't solve it you might be ill. As far as difficulty is concerned it's my easiest one. Can you solve this?
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    Re: Easy Time Waster

    I will start with a couple

    1 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Hover, over</span hide>
    3 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Beast, east</span hide>

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    Re: Easy Time Waster

    They'll do nicely.
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    Re: Easy Time Waster

    A quick run through gives a few more

    4 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Shore, sore</span hide>
    7 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Mope, mop</span hide>
    11 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Flash, lash</span hide>
    15 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Placid, plaid</span hide>
    16 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Still, till</span hide>

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    14 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Chic, chi</span hide>
    20 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Gaffer, gaffe</span hide>

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    Re: Easy Time Waster

    8. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">venal, veal</span hide>
    12. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Spell, sell</span hide>
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    11 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Flash, lash</span hide>
    13 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Lyre, lye</span hide>

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    5 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Quaker, Quake</span hide>
    9 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Match, math</span hide>

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    6 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Staple, stale</span hide>
    19 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Penology - enology</span hide>

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    6 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Staple, stale</span hide>
    17 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Morgan, organ</span hide>

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    Re: Easy Time Waster

    17 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> Morgan; organ </span hide>

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    17 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Morgan, organ</span hide>

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    21 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> finish; finis </span hide>

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    21 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Scales</span hide>

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    18 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Shill, sill</span hide>

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