Hall of Fame - O

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The obstetrician =
Seen at birth cot, I.
George C. Lamb, 1932

Ocean =
Canoe.
Author unknown

Ocean steamships =
Compass in the sea.
Quebig, NP. 1889

The old-age pension =
A design to help one.
Author unknown

The Old Age Aension =
Helps one in dotage.
Awl Wrong, TE, 1948

Old England =
Golden land.
Author unknown, Farmer's Almanac, 1812

Old-fashioned winter =
I folded earth in snow.
Rusticus, TE, 1912

Old Masters =
Art's models.
Traddles, TE, 1898

The old masters =
These mold arts.
Nypho, TE, 1925

An old shoe =
Had no sole.
Neophyte, Sunday Standard, 1896

The old stars and stripes =
Their spotless standard.
Phonog, Mystery, 1893

An old-time Christmas =
St. Nicholas made trim.
Abel Em, The Eurekan, 1904

Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens =
Bold crew sins at slick thievery.
Elsie, TE, 1915

Laurence Olivier =
A virile cruel one.
Author unknown

Laurence Olivier =
I value nicer role.
Author unknown

One-armed bandit =
A damned iron bet.
Author unknown

One-armed bandits =
Reno's damned bait.
Len Elliott, F-SP, 1983

One's birthday suit =
This nudity so bare.
George B. King, 1934

One's birthday suit =
Nudity has its robe.
Author unknown

One good turn deserves another =
No rogues never do endorse that!
Author unknown

One hug =
Enough?
Author unknown

Peter Oosterhuis =
See pro hit so true.
Author unknown

Operation Desert Storm =
Made one terrorist stop.
Tweaser, TE, 1991

Orator =
To roar.
T.H., AP, 1908

Orchestrate =
Score the art.
Double-H, TE, 1983

An ordained minister =
I ranted, "Admire no sin".
Amaranth, B&O Magazine, 1925

The Oscar Nominations
It's not a cinema honor.
Atlantic, TE, 1993

Our destiny =
It's your end.
Cincinnatus, TE, 1925

Our Father who art in Heaven =
In woe, haven for a hurt heart.
E.S. Crow, date unknown

Outside broadcast =
Be sad, studio actor.
Author unknown

 

The overcoat =
Cover to heat.
Kenneth, TEE, 1903

 

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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

Symbols used:
= normal anagram
~ subject and anagram together form a phrase or sentence
"antigram" - subject and anagram have opposite meanings.


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