Sunday, September 23, 2007

Puzzle # 7 - Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Destiny (4)
Synonym Clue-2: Botch (3)
Synonym Clue-3: Darling (5)
Trivia Clue: Lindbergh

What's the lingo?

MAN OF THE YEAR is the lingo. SRINI is the Lingo Kingo for this puzzle.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Puzzle # 6 - Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Wash Away (5)
Synonym Clue-2: Overact (3)
Synonym Clue-3: Abdominal Pain (5)
Trivia Clue: Murli Prasad Sharma

What’s the lingo?

CHEMICAL LOCHA, the Munnabhai lingo for mental hallucination, is the lingo of the day and BOBFACTORY is the Lingo Kingo of the day.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Puzzle # 5 - Not Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Clobber (5)
Synonym Clue-2: Blue Blood (10)
Synonym Clue-3: Pines (5)
Trivia Clue: Nobel Winner 1971

What’s the lingo?


Synonym Clue-1: Clobber (5) -> Pound.
Synonym Clue-2: Blue Blood (10) -> Aristocrat
Synonym Clue-3: Pines (5) -> Longs
Trivia Clue: Nobel Winner 1971 -> Simon Kuznets, the Nobel Winner for Economics, who coined the term Gross National Product (GNP).

THE LINGO: Anagram of (Pound + Aristocrat + Longs) = Gross National Product (GNP).

No Lingo Kingo for the day.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Puzzle # 4 - Not Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Tyro (6)
Synonym Clue-2: Gambit (4)
Synonym Clue-3: Mutiny (6)
Trivia Clue: TPG Nambiar

What's the lingo?


Synonym Clue-1: Tyro (6) -> Newbie
Synonym Clue-2: Gambit (4) -> Ploy
Synonym Clue-3: Mutiny (6) -> Revolt
Trivia Clue: TPG Nambiar = Founder of BPL = BPL is the parlance for BELOW POVERTY LINE in government circles.

The Lingo = Anagram of (Newbie + Ploy + Revolt) = Below Poverty Line.


Puzzle # 3 - Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Coffee (5)
Synonym Clue-2: Lesson (5)
Synonym Clue-3: Mole (3)
Trivia Clue: Anand

What’s the lingo?

PAYAL is the Lingo Kingo for this puzzle.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Puzzle # 2 - Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Therefore (2)
Synonym Clue-2: Burn (4)
Synonym Clue-3: Knickknack (5)
Trivia Clue: South Indian movie rental store.

What's the lingo?

THE ARCHER is the Lingo Kingo of the Day.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Puzzle # 1 - Solved

Synonym Clue-1: Absconding (7)
Synonym Clue-2: Press (4)
Synonym Clue-3: Revolvers (7)
Synonym Clue-4: Exceptional (6)
Trivia Clue: Ogilvy's Brother-in-law

What's the lingo?

THEREFORE is the Lingo Kingo of the day.

Sample Puzzle

Synonym Clue-1: Shit (4)
Synonym Clue-2: Plead (3)
Synonym Clue-3: Remarkable (5)
Trivia Clue: Harold Robbins

What's the lingo?


Synonym Clue-1: Crap
Synonym Clue-2: Beg
Synonym Clue-3: Great

The Lingo = An anagram of (crap + beg + great) = Carpetbagger the term for "an outsider, especially a politician, who presumptuously seeks a position or success in a new locality."

Trivia Clue: Harold Robbins wrote a novel called The Carpetbaggers in 1961.