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Three days...time for another hint.

Mel Brooks used a bunch of these to break through the fourth wall in his movie, Blazing Saddles.

UNHORSES DUO


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Yes, I got Blazing Saddles from Mongo, but I don't recall the ROUNDHOUSES from the final escape scene, just horses and riders charging through the "screen," out of the movie, into the audience and on. My loss, I'm sure.

Do you remember that ALTO DISH in the posse scene? All those dimes? That one cracked me up even more than the campfire! [Caution: parental guidance advised ;-) ]
 
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You don't remember all the roundhouse punches thrown in that climactic scene?

Still, Mongo's roundhouse is the best.


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Surely you don't mean SH!TLOAD. Eek I'll keep looking but that keeps invading my eye-space.


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See, I used to live near Southern State Parkway, and they put up a tollbooth there, and every other tollbooth in the city cost a quarter, but this one only cost a dime, and when I saw the tollbooth in Blazing Saddles...
 
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Aha, then sh!tload it is. Notice my glacial disposition reflects my RAW METTLE at solving these types of problems.


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Your glacial reference implies that MELTWATER is the right unscramble.

As long as we're on the water, find Hawaiian night life on a HILO PROWL. Just don't get lost and go around in circles!

Edit: typo. Phooey.

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Whirlpool. Even dizzy CANINE ACTORS could get this if they could channel the other side of the pond.

This is not a word ending in 's'.

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I'll have to work on that for a bit. So far, all I have is that if it were CONINE ACTORS (instead of CANINE) we could make
CONSECRATION.
 
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When you get there, you will know it.


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CANINE ACTORS

transoceanic

Going back the other way, the first settlers were as exciting AS TURNIP tops.


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Ah, puritans would never be A REGILT FOP!


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...and a PROFLIGATE would have no use for a SERVANT VOICE, either !
 
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Did conservative leaders state something about a new BRA REGULATION?


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If you need more of a clue,
the swap of order words two!

Did conservative leaders state something about a new BRA REGULATION?


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Perhaps if you listened for Gomer's beanie clad cousin.


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finally came up with
gubernatorial...couldn't have done it without your hints.

Trouble is, I never watched Gomer Pyle, or Mayberry USA, or even Andy Griffith. So I cheated in response to your clues and Googled "Gomer Pyle cousin beanie." Then after wandering about a bit following "Goober peanuts" and such I couldn't even indulge in O, PRISTINE ANGER because you had neglected to stipulate "two words." Which of course it wssn't !
 
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Well, I was going to say something like, "Could describe Sarah Palin," but I thought that might be a bit misleading. Wink


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Oops!

With some chagrin I note that I posted this very word before - A TIGER IN PERSON (March '07) and even before that as A SERPENT ORIGIN (February '07). If your mind can wander that far back you may recall it.
 
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Old joke:
-- Man: How far is it to the nearest gas station?
-- Farmer: Oh, about two miles as the crow flies.
-- Man: How far is it if the crow has to walk and roll a flat tire?

Hint: How about if it's a falcon who has to walk?
 
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Sorry, I've been out of town for most of the past week. I'll reply as soon as I come up with a counter-puzzle.


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Such aimless peregrinations are evidence that it looks like some remodeling tasks can STUN TILERS?


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They might get you through the TURNSTILES into the Madrid subway, but if not you can always use your REAL CHIPS to play poker in Spain !
 
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I've never seen a SORRIER 'E' on that spherical Earth over there.


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Would you call the person who operates the orreries a MANIPULATER ?
 
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I suppose it wouldn't matter as long as they work in the planetarium.

So that should do it. We should probably start from a clean slate--one of them there TABLE ROSA things--unless you can think of a similar device?


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Hmm. It makes ROASTABLE, but somehow I doubt that's what you have in mind.

I'm trying to wrap my mind around something like a trebuchet, device for throwing heavy stones against a besieged castle, but can't quite come up with it. Yes! ARBOLEST

Nope. No such word. And missing an A, to boot.

And it's one letter away from ALABASTER. (That would have been a Table Rasa.)

But it's astrolabe.

On another tack altogether (that might have made a good word itself! LO - THE GREAT! ) It's the end of Autumn, when I GO LE A F Peeping.

(edit for clarity: without the color, that's "I GO LEAF Peeping.")
 
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Oh, I do too!

I especially like FOLIAGE from my favorite Japanese tree, the EDOCUSIDU
 
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You won't get me to fall for that one! But I think I'll leaf it there for someone else to play with. (...for a while, at least!)
 
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The reds and browns from the deciduous trees leaves are especially attractive at the moment. Then they make MA DOLEFUL (UK spelling).


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Perhaps it was just an allergic reaction to leafmould that made Ma look sad?

Anyway, those who like to put their bare butt on wood (pardon MY COARSE language) should plane & sand it well to avoid splinters.


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That's s sycamore tree.

I don't know about you, but there's NEVER A PIG in my woods. Or garden. Or vineyard. I just won't hear of it.
 
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Perhaps not a pig, but can you explain why your woods, etc., including your collection of rare grapevine specimens, conceals a tambourer riding a TAME BURRO?

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Not to beat the drums too much, but -
would an AMBURETOR help you walk, the way a CARBURETOR helps you drive?

That is to say, we need a hint.

(Edit: deleted one useless word)

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Consider the most likely city for finding a congregation of lugubrious wolverines.
Perhaps then you'll see the forest through the trees.


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Gotcha. Around here, the password is "Arnold sent me." (I do that in case anyone else want a crack at it.)

But I'm not nearly as interested in herbs and vines and trees and flowers as I am in Computer Sciences. Can you point me to the
C.S. LOCATION ?
 
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(a very oblique hint)

My chorus is rehearsing Handel's Messiah. I like the tenor aria that goes

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron
Thou shalt dash them to pieces like a potter's vessel...
 
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C.S. LOCATION

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MUSCLES IN the eye?


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not MINISCULE or MINUSCULE

not LUMINESCE

Out of Ss; not CLUMSINESS

Out of spice? CUMINLESS.

Out of snot? MUCINLESS.

Your father's brother keeps coming up with neat phrases - UNCLE-ISMS.

Watch the concert through a MUSICLENS.

None of the above. I'll keep working on it. Is there a LEMNISCUS ? I know a geometric figure called a LEMNISCATE - shaped like a ribbon, apparently.
 
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LEMNISCUS is is! Next ...


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I shudda known that without asking! After all, it's only 1963 or so that I studied about the medial and the lateral lemniscus in neuroanatomy...dark green and light green clay they were on the model, as I recall.

But, moving right along (after clearing away 45 years of fuzz)...

"Is that ugly-looking furniture really supposed to keep me from getting so tired?" said the cow. MOO (CRINGE)
 
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Did I spell it wrong?

Nope. C,E,G,I,M,N,O,O,R. That's right.

Also spells NICE GROOM. Among other things.
 
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C? GERONIMO !!!
 
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Sorry, I've been laying low for awhile. Ergonomic concepts probably don't intersect with my current states of COGNITION anyway.


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Oh, sorry, I didn't recognize you ! INCOGNITO

(edited to include the solution)

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This one's been driving me nuts:

IS OAT CHIP
 
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pistachio

Prominent naked dance? NUDIST TANGO.


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An outstanding clue. Speaking of pistachios, did you know that pistacia terebinthus was an early source of the PIN-TREE NUT?


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turpentine

What kind of equipment do they use to make that stuff? When it breaks, they must need AN ALPHA REPAIR
 
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...after two weeks I don't need much by way of PARAPHERNALIA to recognize that interest in this thread has gone dormant. I think I'll go on holiday to CAPE AAN. That should take care of everything.
 
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