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Each line solves to a two-word phrase (couple) which when read backward (reversed) gives the solution of one of the other lines. Word breaks are not (necessarily) preserved.

For example, if ABCDE, FGH, HGFE and DCBA were words, then one might find:

Some line -> ABCDE FGH
Another line - > HGFE DCBA

  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g.
  • Buddy to play Twister with
  • Period of Turkish rule
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony
  • Place to get a rotini martini
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident
  • Apprehension of a weasel
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs
  • Agent of darkness
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race
  • Someone who computes unions
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer”
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance
  • Sports stadium slogan
  • Official supervising playful conversation
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment
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  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other -cross arc
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g. -debtor rap
  • Buddy to play Twister with -tangle pal
  • Period of Turkish rule -Ottoman era
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony -yell upward
  • Place to get a rotini martini -pasta bar
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident -Andes ulcer
  • Apprehension of a weasel -ferret nab
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs -garlic nets
  • Agent of darkness -night rep
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle -draw pulley
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race -crass orc
  • Someone who computes unions -set adder
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer” -beware mac
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms -tabard nut
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs -martyr rat
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia -Perth gin
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep -parrot bed (although don't birds sleep standing up?)
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation -recluse DNA
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template -stencil rag
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions -tundra bat
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance -tarry tram
  • Sports stadium slogan -arena motto
  • Official supervising playful conversation -banter ref
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere -lapel gnat
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar -red dates
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco -rabat sap
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment -camera web


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  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g. -debtor rap
  • Buddy to play Twister with
  • Period of Turkish rule -Ottoman era
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony
  • Place to get a rotini martini
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident -Andes ulcer
  • Apprehension of a weasel
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs
  • Agent of darkness
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race
  • Someone who computes unions
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer”
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs -martyr rat
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep -parrot bed (although don't birds sleep standing up?)
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation -recluse DNA
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance -tarry tram
  • Sports stadium slogan -arena motto
  • Official supervising playful conversation
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment

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Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms - tabard nut


Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions - tundra bat
Agent of darkness - night rep

Distilled drink from southwest Australia - Perth gin

Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony - yell upward

Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle - draw pulley

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  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other -cross arc
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g. -debtor rap
  • Buddy to play Twister with
  • Period of Turkish rule -Ottoman era
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony -yell upward
  • Place to get a rotini martini -pasta bar
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident -Andes ulcer
  • Apprehension of a weasel
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs
  • Agent of darkness -night rep
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle -draw pulley
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race -crass orc
  • Someone who computes unions
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer” -beware mac
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms -tabard nut
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs -martyr rat
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia -Perth gin
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep -parrot bed (although don't birds sleep standing up?)
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation -recluse DNA
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions -tundra bat
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance -tarry tram
  • Sports stadium slogan -arena motto
  • Official supervising playful conversation
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco -rabat sap
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment -camera web


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  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other -cross arc
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g. -debtor rap
  • Buddy to play Twister with -tangle pal
  • Period of Turkish rule -Ottoman era
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony -yell upward
  • Place to get a rotini martini -pasta bar
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident -Andes ulcer
  • Apprehension of a weasel -ferret nab
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs
  • Agent of darkness -night rep
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle -draw pulley
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race -crass orc
  • Someone who computes unions
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer” -beware mac
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms -tabard nut
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs -martyr rat
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia -Perth gin
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep -parrot bed (although don't birds sleep standing up?)
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation -recluse DNA
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions -tundra bat
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance -tarry tram
  • Sports stadium slogan -arena motto
  • Official supervising playful conversation -banter ref
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere -lapel gnat
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco -rabat sap
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment -camera web


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  • Travel from one side of a curved path to the other -cross arc
  • “I had to write an IOU
    / To all the playas in my crew
    / No drinkin’ Chivas in bed
    / Because I’m too in the red”, e.g. -debtor rap
  • Buddy to play Twister with -tangle pal
  • Period of Turkish rule -Ottoman era
  • Shout from the ground to someone on a balcony -yell upward
  • Place to get a rotini martini -pasta bar
  • Stomach problem for a stressed-out La Paz resident -Andes ulcer
  • Apprehension of a weasel -ferret nab
  • Meshed containers for edible bulbs -garlic nets
  • Agent of darkness -night rep
  • Make a sketch of part of a block and tackle -draw pulley
  • Rude, unrefined member of an ugly, fanged humanoid race -crass orc
  • Someone who computes unions
  • “Watch out for the Apple computer” -beware mac
  • Fanatical collector of old tunics bearing coats of arms -tabard nut
  • Rodent willing to die for its beliefs -martyr rat
  • Distilled drink from southwest Australia -Perth gin
  • Where a colorful pet bird might sleep -parrot bed (although don't birds sleep standing up?)
  • Genetic information of a person who lives in isolation -recluse DNA
  • Cloth used to clean a signmaker’s template -stencil rag
  • Flying mammal native to far northern treeless regions -tundra bat
  • British streetcar covered with a dark viscid substance -tarry tram
  • Sports stadium slogan -arena motto
  • Official supervising playful conversation -banter ref
  • Small, biting fly that has landed near one’s boutonniere -lapel gnat
  • Weekends and holidays on a calendar
  • Plant fluid obtained from Morocco -rabat sap
  • Interconnected network of photo equipment -camera web


One last pair to go...

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