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Balance sheets =
Cash table seen.
Author unknown

Ballesteros =
Balls or tees.
Author unknown

Bargain hunters =
Run, grab in haste.
N. Jineer, TE, 1923

Bargain sale =
An aisle grab.
D.C. Ver, The Mystic Tree, 1899

A bartender =
Beer and art.
Arcanus, NP, 1907

Bastard =
Sad brat.
Molemi, Anagrammasia, 1926

Bathing girls =
In slight garb.
Mrs E.B.M. Wortman, 1932

The Battle of New Orleans =
Tell North foe was beaten.
Ned Hazel, New Jersey Puzzler, 1883

The bayonets =
They stab one.
Le Dare, TE, 1918

The beach resorts =
Bathers' cots here.
Sylvia, NP, 1905

The Beatles =
These bleat.
Darryl H. Francis, Word Ways, 1968

Bedroom =
Enavlicm, TE, 1920

Beer saloons =
Boosers' lane.
Jason, TE, 1912

Belligerents =
Rebelling set.
Jemand, TE, 1915

Beneath the sod =
Death - then be so.
Alcyo, TE, 1925

The best things in life are free =
Nail-biting refreshes the feet!
Donald L. Holmes, AG, 1995

Bewailed =
i.e., bawled.
Arcanus, TE, 1912

The billiardist =
'Tis red ball I hit.
Quebig, NP, 1906

Tony Blair =
Tory in Lab.
William Tunstall-Pedoe, AG, 1995

Tony Blair M.P. =
I'm Tory plan B.
Author unknown

Tony Blair's Labour Party =
Or playboy's brutal train.
Author unknown

Blandishment =
Blinds the man.
Kee Pon, TE, 1917

The Blarney Stone =
Blather sent on ye.
Remardo, The Oracle, 1909

Blithesomeness =
Best smile shone.
Patrick J. Flavin, 1936

The Board of Aldermen =
Hard men after boodle.
Alcyo, Thedom, 1881

The boarding house =
This abode o' hunger.
Kosciusko McGinty, TEE, 1898

The boarding house mistress =
Grub on her dish is mess to eat.
Atlantis, the Brighton Item, 1914

The boarding house mistress =
Big Ida, she rents us the rooms.
Moonshine, TE, 1918

Bone idle =
Lie on bed.
Author unknown

Booker Washington =
Oh, negro knows a bit.
Sam Weller, The Eurekan, 1903

A bottle of whiskey =
It be thy flask o' woe.
Amaranth, TE, 1911

Virginia Bottomley =
I'm an evil Tory bigot.
Author unknown

Bottoms up! =
Pub's motto.
Wendy A. Keen, AG, 1995

The breweries =
Where it's beer.
Erien, Mystic Argosy, 1900

Brigandage =
A big danger.
L.Z.H., TE, 1921

Broadcaster =
Bred as actor.
Author unknown

Brush =
Erik Bodin, 1935

The burial ground =
Dub ghoul terrain.
Patrick J. Flavin, 1935

The burning of Ancient Rome =
Fire, mob, Nero chanting tune.
Loris B. Curtis, 1935

Burying the hatchet =
Butchering thy hate.
Remardo, C, 1909

Burnishing =
Shining rub.
Swamp Angel, C, 1908

Burying the hatchet =
They curb the hating.
Balmar, TE, 1910


Butterfly =
Flutter by.
Author unknown


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  • AG = Anagram Genius.
  • AP = The Ardmore Puzzler.
  • B&O = Baltimore & Ohio Magazine.
  • C = Complications (aka Inter-Ocean).
  • F-SP = The Four-Star Puzzler.
  • GD = Golden Days.
  • NT = The National Tribune.
  • NP = The Newark Puzzler.
  • TE = The Enigma.
  • TEE = The Eastern Enigma.
  • WW = Word Ways

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