Trivia Teaser

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is numbered WHAT in a succession of men with the same name?

II
III
VII
IV

Give us a clue - October

31
Oct
2008
 

By Christine Lovatt

Submit your clues for our October words: 'steam' & 'loincloth' 

 

STEAM

 

CLUE:SUBMITTED BY:

Vapour caper

John Barrett

 

Sign of a bad temper

Toni Maizey

 

Vapour
Type of train

Cynthia Barrow

 

Excited water vapour
Bubbles in a kettle

Laraine Retallick

 

Anagram of mates
Industrial Revolution source of power
… bath, engine or ship
Let off …
Vent anger, yell

Wilhelmine Halpin

 

Gas
Boil
Cook
Fume
Vapour
Clean
Force
Stimulation

Bev Robb

 

More puff than huff

Margaret Worrington

 

What Watt was about

Graham Parsons

 

Power, beef, energy, force
Might, muscle, potency
Vigour, virtue, strength
Boil, fume, condensation
To emit vapour
Momentum
Pent-up energy or emotions
To treat something, like cleaning or pressing clothes
To proceed quickly and forcefully

Lainie Mercieca

 

Mates in hot water
Boiled meats

L and D Copeman

 

Vaporized water
Cloud, film, haze, fog, mist, obscurity, smokiness, spray fumes, cook, emit, energy, force, propellant, stimulation, vapour, vaporise, vapour, boil, scald, anger, enrage

Diana Saunders

 

Fume
Hot air
Water vapour
Cook above boiling water
Scalding gas

Peta McMullen

 

Vapour
Mist
Hot mist
Misty vapour
Misty gas
Gas
Vaporized water
Vaporizer mist
Mechanical exhalation
Mechanical emission
Fume
Energy
Tea kettle emission
Exhaustion
Damp exhaustion
Misty exhaustion
Engine mist
Engine water power
Type of engine
Locomotive, … engine
Locomotive power
Locomotive vapour
Ship power
Power mist
Power vapour
Ship’s stack emission
Locomotive’s emission
Force
Propellent
Radiator fluid
Condensed water vapour
Boiler-produced vapour

Margaret Paul

 

Water smoke
Water haze
Boiler mist

Doreen Cahill

 

Hot air display
Air borne water
Smoke on the water
Hot and misty cloud
Protein retainer (cooking)
Anger release valve
Temper outlet

F Brocklehurst

 

Hot air

Ali Nielsen

 

Early model train, now a tourist’s day trip

Anne Wilhelm

 

Healthy way of cooking

Heather Barnard

 

Kettle puff
Mirror befogger
Eyeglass enmister

L Begolo

 

A type of engine
A Type of iron
Something to run out of

Rosalie Nankivell

 

Mickey Mouse cartoon, … Boat Willie

Jacqui Dwyer

 

Cryptics
Stir meats to cook vegetables
Mixed up mates help to press smoothly
Stream right out to hot vapour
Queen left steamer in mist
Straight
Vaporous exhalation
Cold day and hot breath
Type of engine
Hot vapour
Release pent up anger, blow off …
Sauna, … bath
Go faster, get up …
Powered by boiler, … driven
Bullied, … rollered
Unaided, under one’s own …

Jan Knight

 

Hot water vapour
Sauna discharge
Seethe
Blanch
Vaporize by heat

Kerry Benger

 

Vapour
Mist
Fog
Haze
Cloud
Force
Might
Power
Sinew
Energy
Muscle
Potency
Strength
Puissance

Sara Stephensoon

  

A lot of hot air
An iron setting

Kathleen Cox

  

LOINCLOTH

 

CLUE:SUBMITTED BY:

Hip linen

John Barrett

 

A latter-day fig leaf

Toni Maizey

 

Lap-lap
Tarzan’s modesty garment

Cynthia Barrow

 

Dhoti worth a loti in Lesotho
Red Indian national dress

Laraine Retallick

 

Dhoti
Sometime male Hindu covering

Wilhelmine Halpin

 

Dhoti
Breechcloth
G-string
Nappy
Napkin
Pagne (Africa)
Private cover
Bits blanket

Bev Robb

 

Lungi with no plunging

Margaret Worrington

 

Modesty flap

A J Argent

 

What Tarzan wore

Graham Parsons

 

Material covering the genital region
Cock frock
Tablecloth for meat and 2 veg
Warm climate garb
G-string
Waistcloth
Breechcloth

Lainie Mercieca

 

Short of material or not much cover

L and D Copeman

 

Lavalava
Dhoti
Lungi
Pagne
Breechcloth
Breechclout
G-string
Pareu
Fundoshi
Tanga
Thong
Cawat
Maro
Sirat
Malo
Bah
Bahag
Xai

Diana Saunders

 

Dhoti
Breachclout
Schenti (Egyptian)

Peta McMullen

 

Original underwear
Caveman’s underwear
First undergarment
Man’s first clothing
Fig-leaf replacement
Tribal cover-up material
Ancient lower hip garment
Junglewear
Old-fashioned junglewear
Aborigine underwear
Aboriginal undergarment
Tropical rainforest attire

Margaret Paul

 

Dickie knicker

Doreen Cahill

 

Male sari
Tropical apparel
Body wrapper
Modesty strip
Adjustable undies
Embalming bandage

F Brocklehurst

 

Privates cover

Ali Nielsen

 

Hip hugger for family jewels

Anne Wilhelm

 

Modesty flap

Heather Barnard

 

Peekaboo material
Netherlands shroud

L Begolo

 

Patch over private parts [popp]
Lumbus cover

Rosalie Nankivell

 

Primitive male garment

Jacqui Dwyer

 

Cryptic
Cello in clothing shop for wild man’s cover
Silo cloth in jumble sale to hide native parts is out
Cot on hill tumbled and covered native parts
Colin Holt upset over cover for family jewels?
Straight
Breechcloth
Lumbus cover
Native dress

Jan Knight

 

Sitting room curtains

Margaret Knight

 

Modesty minder

Patricia Murphy

 

Dhoti (Hindu)
Lungi (Indian)
Pagne (African)
Pelvic covering
Crutch curtain
Groin sheath

Kerry Benger

 

Pagne
Dhoti
Dhuti
Dhooti
Lungi
Lungyi

Sara Stephenson

 

A lamb’s comforter

Kathleen Cox

 

 

 

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