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Scott

Registered: 11/13/05
Posts: 293
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An “Ink Pink” is two one syllable words that rhyme. Can you guess the Ink Pinks to the following descriptions? I’ve completed the first two as examples.

 

1. Overweight Feline     FAT CAT

2. Sad foot apparel         BLUE SHOE

3. Grab for fuzzy fruit

4. Nightmare holler

5. Farewell, shoofly!

6. Enjoyable jog

7. Herbaceous diatribe

8. Needle rotation

9. Fatigue from too much broth

10. Mania for fires

11. Ring in doomsday with

12. Young lady’s ornaments

13. The look a senior citizen gives a punk rocker's mohawk

14. Peloponnesian nerd

15. Head gear dispute

dpellerin

Registered: 05/29/05
Posts: 772
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6. Enjoyable jog: fun run
Scott

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6. Enjoyable jog: fun run

 
Good one!
stephenstreets

Registered: 08/06/06
Posts: 45
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3. Grab for fuzzy fruit-REACH PEACH
dpellerin

Registered: 05/29/05
Posts: 772
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4. Nightmare holler: dream scream
14. Peloponnesian nerd: Greek geek
15. Head gear dispute: hat spat
stephenstreets

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Posts: 45
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Once in a land called "Rhymenoreason" an unconscious fellow named Stephen Streets was quietly carried down from a local mountain in the light of the full moon by a half dozen villagers. A local alchemist surmised he was suffering from "SOUP DROOP"...the six villagers cocked their heads quizzically...the alchemist whispered..."fatigue from too much broth"...it was never determined how long he'd been there, he was a bit of  a recluse (an unknown ear condition)...no one had seen him in weeks.
Scott

Registered: 11/13/05
Posts: 293
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So far, we have:

1. Overweight Feline     FAT CAT

2. Sad foot apparel         BLUE SHOE

3. Grab for fuzzy fruit   PEACH REACH

4. Nightmare holler         DREAM SCREAM

5. Farewell, shoofly!

6. Enjoyable jog           FUN RUN

7. Herbaceous diatribe

8. Needle rotation

9. Fatigue from too much broth  SOUP DROUP

10. Mania for fires

11. Ring in doomsday with

12. Young lady’s ornaments

13. The look a senior citizen gives a punk rocker's mohawk

14. Peloponnesian nerd GREEK GEEK

15. Head gear dispute               HAT SPAT


Hollis

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 190
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5.  BYE, PIE!

10. BLAZE CRAZE

11.  SO LONG GONG (????)

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12.  GIRL'S CURLS  (???)


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Hollis

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13.  HAIR STARE


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dpellerin

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8. Needle rotation: Pin Spin
7. Herbaceous diatribe: Plant Rant
Scott

Registered: 11/13/05
Posts: 293
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Were coming to the finale. Two more to go:


1. Overweight Feline     FAT CAT

2. Sad foot apparel         BLUE SHOE

3. Grab for fuzzy fruit   PEACH REACH

4. Nightmare holler         DREAM SCREAM

5. Farewell, shoofly!     BYE PIE

6. Enjoyable jog           FUN RUN

7. Herbaceous diatribe   PLANT RANT

8. Needle rotation           PIN SPIN

9. Fatigue from too much broth  SOUP DROUP

10. Mania for fires          BLAZE CRAZE

11. Ring in doomsday with

12. Young lady’s ornaments  GIRL'S CURLS  or ???

13. The look a senior citizen gives a punk rocker's mohawk  HAIR STARE

14. Peloponnesian nerd GREEK GEEK

15. Head gear dispute               HAT SPAT


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11.  SO LONG GONG (????)
12.  GIRL'S CURLS  (???)
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Hollis' "So long gong" for #11 is close, but not a true Ink Pink. Since the "o" is pronounced differently in each, they are not rhymes.
Another definition of #11 would be "Hades gongs"

#12 - a young lady's ornament certainly could be a "Girl's Curl's".  However, I was thinking of something that could better be described as a "Young Lady's Jewels"


Darcy

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Registered: 11/18/06
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11. Hells Bells ?
Hollis

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 190
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12.  not that it would necessarily refer to a girl, but how about:

FEMME'S GEMS?



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Scott

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11.  Hells Bells  ?


Yes! Hell's Bells is correct.

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FEMME'S GEMS?


My goodness! So many possibilities for the same Ink Pink. Since a femme is a bit older than a girl, it's not the best answer. Try agin! Half of your first guess was correct.
 
Hollis

Registered: 04/28/05
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Oh, i see. . .

GIRL'S PEARLS

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Scott

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Oh, i see. . .

GIRL'S PEARLS


That's Right!

That gives us:

1. Overweight Feline     FAT CAT

2. Sad foot apparel         BLUE SHOE

3. Grab for fuzzy fruit   PEACH REACH

4. Nightmare holler         DREAM SCREAM

5. Farewell, shoofly!     BYE PIE

6. Enjoyable jog           FUN RUN

7. Herbaceous diatribe   PLANT RANT

8. Needle rotation           PIN SPIN

9. Fatigue from too much broth  SOUP DROUP

10. Mania for fires          BLAZE CRAZE

11. Ring in doomsday with  HELL'S BELLS

12. Young lady’s ornaments  GIRL'S CURLS  or GIRL'S PEARLS

13. The look a senior citizen gives a punk rocker's mohawk  HAIR STARE

14. Peloponnesian nerd GREEK GEEK

15. Head gear dispute               HAT SPAT


This session of Ink Pink is complete. Thanks, all - dp, Stephen Streets, Hollis and Darcy.  


 

dpellerin

Registered: 05/29/05
Posts: 772
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Thanks Scott for this nice puzzle. I really enjoyed it.

DP

stephenstreets

Registered: 08/06/06
Posts: 45
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I second that emotion...Smokey Robinson

Thanks Scott for this nice puzzle. I really enjoyed it.

DP
Akomapo

Registered: 09/25/08
Posts: 2
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1. Crack in A safe

2. Dock for Shorties

3. Crazy Flatboat
dpellerin

Registered: 05/29/05
Posts: 772
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1. Crack in A safe: VAULT FAULT

3. Crazy flatboat: LOON PONTOON
Layla

Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 443
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This is fun!

Wow, you guys are so good at this!
Never heard of it before - & it *is* a bit difficult for a non-native speaker...
Akomapo, would it be 2. short port?

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