Perplexity

Mixed doubles:

Nasal rabbit herd aurally demolish Manon

If you regroup the above six words into three pairs, then rearrange the letters within each pair, you can unscramble three well-known pairs. Who are they? A prize of the Chambers 21st Dictionary will be awarded to the sender of the first correct answer we open on 10 July. Answers should be sent to: Perplexity, The Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL.

7 June answers:

Stepsister (tresses pit)

Grandfather (harden graft)

Mother-in-law (mortal white)

Winner: Sue Gandy,

Manchester.

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