Hall of Fame - G

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The game of billiards =
Aim ball for this edge.
Amaranth, TE, 1913

Garage mechanics =
Change car's image.
Author unknown

Garbage =
A beggar.
Author unknown, TE (possibly), 1920

Garbage man =
Bag manager.
Atlantic, TE, 1991

Indira Gandhi =
Had Indian rig.
Author unknown

Garnet, Amethyst, Emerald =
Three neat art gems, my lad!
Author unknown

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may =
Here's why: beauty goes dim early.
Hudu, TE, 1987

The gendarme =
Armed gent, eh?.
St Germaine, AP, 1899

A gentleman =
Elegant man.
Nypho, TE, 1911

The German Kaiser =
A master king here.
Atlantis, TE, 1914

The German soldiers =
Hitler's men are dogs.
Awl Wrong, TE, 1945

Gladiator =
A lad o' grit.
M.C.S., C, 1911

William Ewart Gladstone =
Wild agitator means well.
Lewis Carroll, date unknown

William Ewart Gladstone =
We want a mild legislator.
Author unknown, The Modern Sphinx, 1879

William Ewart Gladstone =
It so great will lead man.
Author unknown, The Modern Sphinx, 1879

Gold and silver =
Grand old evils.
Author unknown

The golden days =
They gladden so.
Author unknown

Golden weddings =
Sign long wedded.
Author unknown

A good name is better than great riches =
Be not a hoarder; right acts gain esteem.
Mr & Mrs Hector Rosenfeld, 1934

Robin Goodfellow =
Wood elf or goblin.
Arty Ess, TE, 1913

Billy Graham =
Big rally ham.
Author unknown

Grand finale =
A flaring end.
Author unknown

The great American desert =
I get a mere sand tract here.
Sam Weller, TEE, 1898

Greyhound =
Hey, dog, run!
King Carnival, TE, 1898

The grindstone =
Thins torn edge.
Molemi, 1906

The Guardian =
Naught I read.
Author unknown

The guillotines =
I hit one's gullet.
D.C. Ver, TE, 1913

Alec Guinness =
Genuine class.
William Tunstall-Pedoe (also attributed to Dick Cavett), AG, 1995


A gypsy fortune-teller =
Gentry, spell your fate.
Frankolin, TE, 1915

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Abbreviations used in the Hall of Fame
  • 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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"antigram" - subject and anagram have opposite meanings.

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