At last BrainBashers horse derby, 10 fine horses completed the gruelling 3 mile course. Predictably, as per every year, the results mysteriously went missing. However, various marshals remembered the following snippets of information:
Simple Simon lost to Zebra Wings.
Zebra Wings beat Simple Simon, Frogman's Flippers and Apple Pie.
Fizzy Pop lost to Minty Mouth, Simple Simon and CD Player.
Frogman's Flippers beat Windy Hill, CD Player and Simple Simon.
Top Hat lost to CD Player, Kippers and Apple Pie.
CD Player beat Top Hat and Fizzy Pop.
Apple Pie lost to Zebra Wings and Simple Simon.
Kippers lost to Apple Pie and Frogman's Flippers.
Frogman's Flippers beat Fizzy Pop, Minty Mouth and CD Player.
CD Player lost to Frogman's Flippers, Kippers and Apple Pie.
Hint: These are the first letters of the words: A, C, D, D, I, L, M, N, P, R.
acq + uit + tal = acquittal
con + duc + tor = conductor
dec + kch + air = deckchair
dif + fer + ent = different
imp + ort + ant = important
lig + htn + ing = lightning
myt + hol + ogy = mythology
new + sag + ent = newsagent
pol + ice + man = policeman
rec + tan + gle = rectangle
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central P and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?