Friday, August 26, 2005

The Sequoia Code (8/28)

(Originally published in the August 2005 issue of GAMES magazine, all rights reserved)

Each clue below leads you to a word which uses exactly one of each vowel (A, E, I, O, and U). We’ve also thrown in the vowel order as an extra hint. For example, "giant evergreen tree (EUOIA)" would produce "SEQUOIA." Can you crack the rest?

1) school knowledge (EUAIO)
2) to give official approval (AUOIE)
3) persistent (EAIOU)
4) believing in false realities (EUIOA)
5) limits between people or places (OUAIE)
6) uncertain or risky (EAIOU)
7) extreme happiness (EUOIA)
8) jelly-like (EAIOU)
9) under-fed (AOUIE)
10) conversation (IAOUE)
11) any care taken before continuing (EAUIO)
12) tantalizingly delicious-looking (OUAEI)
13) inflamed lung illness (EUOIA)
14) party at the new place (OUEAI)
15) underling (UOIAE)
16) drum-like instrument (AOUIE)
17) to get ahead of someone (OUIAE)
18) before 1492 (EOUIA)
19) not hard (UOIAE)
20) to make something go mainstream (OUAIE)

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