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We jotted down a two sentence exchange overheard the other day, but unfortunately the sentences seem to have become intermeshed, though mercifully the words in each have remained in the right order. Can you help? The answer's only three words.

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A copy of Chambers Encyclopaedic Dictionary awaits the first correct answer opened on 16 Nov. Entries to: Saturday Pastimes, The Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL.

21 October answer:

moustache (mouth's hairy attachment), toupee (topping rug or hairpiece), fringe (frontally falling tress). Winner: Eammon O'Riordan.