Cross Out Puzzle One - Solution
Materials Designed to Build Vocabulary - For English as a Second Language Students and Teachers
by Sally Jennings
Crossing out the words above leaves you with the proverb "A bird in the
hand is worth two in the bush."
- Words that mean the same as "DIRTY" in rows 1, 5, 7, 10, 12.
(muddy, grungy, shopworn, gritty, filthy)
- Verbs in the Present Progressive tense in even rows. (going,
seeing, jumping, falling, walking, sitting, standing)
- Names of colours in columns A, C, E, F. (magenta, mauve, copper,
- Four-letter words with a double vowel in the middle. (peek, toot,
- Words that are kinds of candy in columns B, D, E, F. (fudge,
fondant, macaroon, lollipop, sucker)
- Names of towns in British Columbia, Canada. (Barriere,
Vavenby, Coombs, Hazelton, Clearwater, Popkum, Quesnel, Comox)
- Words that are still words when preceded by "RE-" in odd rows.
(turn, shape, work, touch, quest, make)
- Names of Provinces of Canada in rows 1-5. (Alberta, Quebec,
- Words that rhyme with "BOUQUET. " (betray, foray, relay, delay,
crochet, matinee, throughway, sashay)
- Verbs that precede "UP" to make the phrasal verb "___ UP."
(split, smell, call, wake, turn, shake, beat, start, hold)
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