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Losswords:

Three more entries from our dysfunctional dictionary which automatically deletes from each definition, in the right order, the letters of the word defined. Then it closes the gaps and gives the length of word deleted. So "puzzle", defined as "poser or quizzical rebus", would appear as: oserorqiicarbus (6)". But what are these?

setebratowor (5)

nayaertandbrhtmally (11)

sttngpatoathmas (10)

Answers by 25 Apr to: Pastimes, the Independent, 1 Canada Sq, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL. A Larousse Desk Reference Encyclopedia awaits the winner .

30 March answer:

MADCOW+MADCOW = CJDBSE is 190327+190327 = 380654. So COD= 320.

Winner: LD Toulson.

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