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Can you pick the country name from a clue involving word play?
Updated Jun 23, 2013
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If a clue says that a country name contains a word, it means the word can be found, using consecutive letters, inside the country's name. For example, SWEDEN contains WED, but SWITZERLAND doesn't.
Country Wordplay Shooting Gallery
Becomes a word for a groom-to-be if its second letter is changed to a vowel
Becomes a body part when its last letter is removed
Can be subdivided into three common three-letter words, without rearranging letters
Is an anagram of the first and last names of the lead actress in 'Sleepless in Seattle'
Is an anagram of a homophone of 'cereal'
Is a homophone of a Broadway musical set at Rydell High School
Becomes a common English infinitive when a space is inserted in its center
Becomes a bodily organ if its second and third letters are removed
Becomes 1051 in Roman numerals when one letter is removed
Becomes the surname of a UK prime minister if its penultimate letter is removed
Can be subdivided into two conjunctions and an Egyptian god
Becomes another country if its last letter is changed
Is an anagram of a disease that might cause a dog to foam at the mouth
Contains adjacent letters forming the name of a famous volcano
Becomes the first name of actresses de Havilland and d'Abo when its first letter is removed
Consists of the seven most common letters in English, each used once
Becomes the Spanish word for 'bookstore' if an R is inserted after its third letter
Is an anagram of a word meaning 'residents of the country whose capital is Bucharest'
Becomes a bodily fluid if its second and fourth letters are removed
Contains all five vowels exactly once
Becomes a dance if its two vowels are interchanged
Is an anagram of the family name of the protagonist of TV's 'The Honeymooners'
Becomes a three-dimensional shape if its last letter is changed
Contains a word meaning 'withered old women'
Begins with three consecutive letters of the alphabet, in alphabetical order
Begins with a four-letter word that means both a weapon and a spice
Becomes a synonym for 'chaste' if its two vowels are interchanged
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