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s p r i n capital g; s u m m capital e, then r; a u t u m capital n; w i n capital T then e r
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A man (gent!) for all seasons!

3. O U T, 2. O U T, 1. O U T
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OUTNUMBERED 3 TO 1

b u d g e t underlined, with an upside down V centered under it
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BALANCED BUDGET

e y e b r written up at an angle; o w s written down from the top at an angle
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RAISED EYEBROWS

s y m p h o n
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UNFINISHED SYMPHONY

D A N U B E across; D L O S written down in a column
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SOLD DOWN THE RIVER

E M P L O Y _ _ _ T
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MEN OUT OF WORK

another 1
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ONE RIGHT AFTER ANOTHER

1, 3, 5, 7, 9 versus U
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ODDS ARE AGAINST YOU

P E T S THEN A
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A STEP BACKWARDS

T _ R N
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NO U TURN

n partial-o, then s e
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BROKEN NOSE

M A N in large letters over campus
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BIG MAN ON CAMPUS

c o u n c l o s e t e r s
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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

b u s i n e s
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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

w r i IT t i n g
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PUT IT IN WRITING

D O (12 inches) O R
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FOOT IN THE DOOR

W O R L
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WORLD WITHOUT END

NIGHT FLY
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FLY BY NIGHT

GIVE x 4; GET x 4
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FORGIVE & FORGET

fairy, wolf, duckling
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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly!

o u t on top of a big L E G
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OUT ON A LIMB

insult + injury
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ADDING INSULT TO INJURY

often 4 times, not one time
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MORE OFTEN THAN NOT

E V A R E L T O
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ELEVATOR OUT OF ORDER

j A N o b
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AN INSIDE JOB

F U S S in big letters; under that is the word nothing
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BIG FUSS OVER NOTHING

t i m e with an arrow pointing to e
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END OF TIME

p p o d
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2 PEAS IN A POD

l o v
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NEVER ENDING LOVE

frontier 4 times, with an arrow pointing to the last one
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The final frontier

jobs I'm jobs
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I'm between jobs

Go it it it it
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Diamond in the rough

A chance n
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six feet under ground

T O U C H written in a column
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Touchdown!

e n d s s d n e
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Making Ends Meet!

D D D W E S T D D D
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West Indies (west in d's)

g o o o o o o o o
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Go long

the word meal is centered on a scale
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Feeling UNDER the weather

s t e f r a n k i n
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Mind over matter

e l s e v e n
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Lemonade (lem ON ade)

The word ring appears in a circular shape around rose e
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Two (2) IN one

"Drive" appears in a circular shape 4 times
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Quarter back, half back, full back

"Camping" appears above night
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Paradox (pair a' dox)

The word "meal" appears 4 times in a square shape
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HiKING in the woods

"T O O T H"  written in increasingly larger letters
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Working OVERtime

"C O V E R" with an arrow pointing to the space below it
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Head OVER heels IN love

The word "thanks" written eight times
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MisUNDERstanding BETWEEN friends

The word "settle" written at the bottom of the block
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Once IN A blue moon

w o n a l i c e d e r l a n d
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Noel (no l)

The letters "m e r r y g o" written in a circle
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A cut ABOVE THE rest

A line above the word READ, another line under READ
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Drop IN THE bucket

9 S 2 A 5 F 4 E 1 T 8 Y 6
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Full time, part time

L I P S t i p t o e L I P S
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5 lbs OVERweight

T A L E written in a column with tall letters
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Tall Tale!

c h a w h o w h o r g e
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What goes up, must come down!

goodbye drawn out in a long line across the page
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LONG GOODBYE

safe neatly written, over sorry written in a scribble
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BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY

s h e a d a n d
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HEAD IN THE SAND

chance written on the outside edge of a box
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Outside chance

the end, with an arrow pointing to the t
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The beginning of THE END

e g s g, g e g s, e s g g
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SCRAMBLED EGGS!

d u o b l e s, d o u l e b s, d u b o l e s
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MIXED DOUBLES!

{ income tax }
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INCOME TAX BRACKETS

big horn written very small
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LITTLE BIG HORN

s i n o w h e r e g h t
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NOWHERE IN SIGHT

dumps, dumps, goosefeathers, dumps, dumps
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DOWN IN THE DUMPS

the word iceberg slanted from bottom to top
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TOP OF THE MORNING

P A W A L K R K
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All hands on deck!

a red E followed by the words more, more, more, more
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Split Second Timing

a period, followed by a blank space and the word range
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Close Quarters

right me
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Corner stone

the word arrest above the word you're
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WAY OUT IN SPACE

e t a d p u written downward in that order
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BLACK OVERCOAT

history written three times
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Son of a Gun!

time time
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gross INjustice

G U A R D written down toward the left, and down again to the right, with the A's meeting in the middle again to the
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odds are OVERwhelming!

m i l l  #1  i o n
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Man in the Moon

v a (space) d e r s
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bend OVER backwards

right right
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stand IN the corner!

me repeat
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Captain Hook!

o l d written in increasingly large letters, with a watering can over it
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GROWING OLD

a blank space, then program
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Space Program

animation written so the middle hangs down
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Suspended Animation

hearted, with only the top half of the work showing
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Half Hearted

side with the word look written in the hold of the D
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Look INside

he's himself
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He's BESIDE Himself

c a space s e, case
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Open and Shut Case

sand written in a box
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Sandbox

The word time spread out across the picture, and under it the letter a, b, d, e
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Reading BETWEEN the Lines

the word strawberry in large letters, the word cake in small
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Split Level

dice dice
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Paradise (PAIR OF DICE)

 NO across the top, left running down at the end of NO
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No Left Turn

board written under man
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Man OVERboard

B I L L E D
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Some are OVERworked and UNDERpaid

r i    p o o r c h
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Blood is thicker than water

cus (space) tom
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Shape UP!

u p l a t m
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Neon light

"I'm" written with big type, with the word "you" written smaller
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Right between the eyes (I's)

The word "knee," written over light and light
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Generation gap

cluck cluck quack quack
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I UNDERstand

the numbers 1 through 9 above U S
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Tricycle

you and me with J U S T in the middle
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Just BETWEEN You and Me

 age, a space g e, age
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Middle Age Spread

c a j u s t s e
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DOWNtown

the number 1 million next to the word air
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Three Degrees BELOW Zero

the word "power" written 4 times, with an arrow pointing to the last one
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Crossroads

g e t t i n g running up in a column in the middle of d a and w n
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Getting Up at the Break of Dawn

b i r d typed in large font
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Water UNDER the bridge!

I C E with a superscript 3 after it
land time
j o h n s  written in a very long manner
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SPACE INVADERS!

C h i m a d e n a
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Little house on the prairie

$0 all all all all
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equal rights!

Can can
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sleeping ON the job!

space next to the word it
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love at first sight!

issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue
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good INtentions!

Calm storm
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parting of the "ways"!

b a n (space) a n a
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a house divided!

#1 beside the word knows
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amBIGUous!

day day out
ABCDEFGHJMOPQRSTUVWXYZ
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Turned INSIDE out!

death life
b o w written down, with b o w written through the middle, like in a crossword
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Eavesdropping!

c l (space) u d (space)
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Condescending!

thought an
t o (space) r n
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act OUT OF character!

m i n I ' l l b e t h e r e u t e
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shut up!

x q q q m e
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Unfinished Symphony!

y a p l a y r d
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I'll get OVER it.

big big ignore ignore
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A "hole in one"!

o space e r space t space o space
"Easy" written over a series of letter "i"'s
"Belt" written on top of "hitting"
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singing in the rain

Search at the top, and at the bottom
w e l i e i g h t
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Long underwear!

"Pass" written under the word "highway"
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H2O (water) [h to o]

"w a y"  or "w e i g h"
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illegal (Ill Eagle)

he, he, he, himself
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He's beside himself

k c u t s written in a column
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Stuck up

w a t e r written down at an angle
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Water fall, or drop of water

P O U R written in a column
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Downpour

N O written above ways it ways
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No two ways about it

ME QUIT
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Quit Following Me

AGENT WRITTEN OVER AGENT
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Double Agent

V I T _ M I N
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Vitamin A deficiency

C L O U D Y written so that it is partially obscured
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Partly Cloudy

C A space S E written over C A S E
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Open and shut case

B J A C K O X
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Jack in the Box

S T A H W written in a column next to the word that
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What's up with that!

MacBeth written over W O R D S
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A play on words

N I G H T with arrows pointing to the G
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Middle of the night

R E V I R D SPACE T A E S
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Backseat driver

H E A D / A C H E
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Splitting Headache

choice X 3
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Multiple choice

the word it surrounded by doubt's with X's over the doubt's
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No doubt about it

d o u b t written with shadows behind it
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Shadow of a doubt

wrong over wrong over an underline over right with an X through it
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Two wrongs don't make a right

MEAL, MEAL, MEAL written in a square
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Three square meals

1. glance, 2. (nothing), 3. glance, 4. glance
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Without a second glance

N and V next to the word green
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Green with envy.

8 two's above the word day
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Tuesday

a plus sign, then 4 e's above the word mountains
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Andes Mountains

the number 1million next to the word air
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Millionaire

the word strawberry in large letters, the word cake in small letters
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Strawberry Short Cake

the numbers 1 through 9 above U S
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Count on us.

star written down at an angle
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Falling Star

T I, then spaces, then M E
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Halftime.(C)

the word power written 4 times, with an arrow pointing to the last one
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Lowest Power

the word time spread out across the picture, and under it the letter a, b, d, e
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Long time, no see (C)

a box around I N, then outside the box is the word inside
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Inside Out

the word learning written 5 times, with an arrow pointing to top one
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Higher Learning

e p a h s written in a column down on the inside of a box, and s h i p written next to the box
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Shape up or ship out

F O O T in very large letters
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Big Foot

y o n d e r written down in a column
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Down Yonder (slang)

cluck cluck quack quack
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"Foul" language

book beside going
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Going by the book

pants twice
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A pair of pants!

h i j k l m n o
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H20 (h to o)

U W I N + AND U L O S E +
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You win some, you lose some

S B A R G written in a column 4 times
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Up for (4) grabs

several letter i's with o's under them
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Circles under the eyes

c o f, a space, then f e e
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Coffee Break

e g a m i
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Mirror Image

c o o r d e r u r t
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Order in the Court

dance written four times in a box shape
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SQUARE DANCE

faced and faced
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Two-faced

a p p l a u s e  written in a circle
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A round of applause

D A Y outside a square, and D A Y inside a square
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Day in, Day out

B I L L E D
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ILL IN BED

the word play in large letters, the word stop in smaller letters
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Play shortstop

8:45 in big numbers, with the word operator underneath
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Big time operator

pod, pod, pod
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Tripod

take pets
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Take a step backwards.

The words you're out with three x's over them
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Three strikes you're out!

the word visit cut off across the top
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Short visit

words Christmas tree, but without the first c and the last e
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Trim the Christmas Tree

t a r i o with the word lake on top of it
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Lake Ontario

The word ball appears 8 times, with behind under it
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Behind the 8 Ball

five ones sitting on a line above the time of 2:45 p.m.
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One's (Once) upon a time!

the word called six times, the word chosen twice
c a j u s t s e
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Just in case.

9 S 2 A 5 F 4 E 1 T 8 Y 6
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Safety in Numbers

a line above the word READ, another line under READ
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Read between the lines

 L I P S t i p t o e L I P S
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Tiptoe through the tulips

w o n a l i c e d e r l a n d
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Alice in Wonderland

the letters m e r r y g o written in a circle
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Merry Go Round

the word settle written at the bottom of the block
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Settle down

the word thanks written eight times
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Thanks a lot!

C O V E R with an arrow pointing to the space below it
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Under Cover

T O O T H written in increasingly large letters
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Toothpick

e over k over a over m
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Makeup

f l u b a d e n c e
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Bad Influence (in fluence)

the word meal appears 4 times in a square shape
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Square Meal

l a n g 4 u a g e
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Two in One

camping appears above night
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Camping Overnight

drive appears in a circular shape 4 times
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4 Wheel Drive

the word ring appears in a circular shape around rose e
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Ring Around the Rosie

e l s e v e n
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Seven Eleven (sev in eleven)

s t e f r a n k i n
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Frankenstein (Frank in Stein)

the word turn shaped like u
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U turn

the word meal is centered on a scale
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Well balanced meal

the word chair is placed at the very top of the box
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High chair

the word scope is written in very small letters
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Microscope

death life
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life after death

b o w written down, with b o w written through the middle, like in a crossword
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Crossbow

c l (space) u d (space)
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Partly cloudy

thought an
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An afterthought

m i n I ' l l b e t h e r e u t e
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I'll be there in a minute

t o (space) r n
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Torn in half

o space e r space t space o space
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Painless operation

x q q q m e
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Excuse me

y a p l a y r d
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Play in the yard

w a y  or w e i g h
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One way, or the other

big big ignore ignore
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Too big to ignore

easy written over a series of letter i's
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Easy on the eyes

belt written on top of hitting
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Hitting below the belt

w e l i e i g h t
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Lie in wait

search at the top, and at the bottom
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Search high and low

a chance n
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An outside chance

go it it it it
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Go for it

pass written under the word highway
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Highway overpass

l a n g 4 u a g e
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Foreign language (4 in language)

c h a w h o w h o r g e
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Who's in charge?

the word knee written over light and light
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Neon lights

I'm written with big type, with the word you written smaller beside it
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I'm bigger than you

u p l a t m
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Platinum (plat in um)

cus (space) tom
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Breaking a custom

a red E followed by the words more, more, more, more
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Ready for more.

history written three times
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History repeats itself

the word rail written down and to the left and down and to the right, meeting in the middle
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Rail crossing.

the word arrest above the word you're
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You're under arrest.

e t a d p u written downward in that order
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Update

right me
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Right beside me

time time
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Time after time (or double time)

m i l l  #1  i o n
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One in million

G U A R D written down toward the left, and down again to the right, with the A's meeting in the middle
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Crossing guard

r i   p o o r c h
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Take from the rich, give to the poor

v a (space) d e r s
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Space Invaders

right right
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Equal Rights

me repeat
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Repeat after me

b i r d typed in large font
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Big Bird

I C E with a superscript 3 after it
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Ice Cube

land time
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The Land Before Time

j o h n s  written in a very long manner
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Long Johns

C h i m a d e n a
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Made in China

$0 all all all all
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Free for all

can can
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Toucan (2 can)

space next to the word it
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Blanket

issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue, issue
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Tennis shoe (10 issue)

calm storm
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Calm before the storm

b a n (space) a n a
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Banana split

#1 beside the word knows
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Won by a nose

day day out
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Day in, day out

ABCDEFGHJMOPQRSTUVWXYZ
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Missing link

you deserve [space] today
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You deserve a break today

the word gears is written in ups and downs
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Shifting gears

L A U G H written down one side and T E R written down the other side
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Sidesplitting Laughter

the word gears is written in ups and downs
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Shifting gears

the word temporary written backwards
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Temporary setback

P E N in very large letters, and S W O R D in smaller letters
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Pen is mightier than the sword

if-land, ififc
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One if by land, two if by sea

S H C R Y A M E
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Cryin' shame

contract with the cross over the t drawn out
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Contract extension

 C H A R T written with i's
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Eye chart

D A Y L 8 [space] D O L L A
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Day late and a dollar short

b a [space] n k
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Break the bank.

b a [space] n k
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Break the bank.

now, raised h e, re
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He came out of nowhere

barbershop written 4 times
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Barbershop quartet

the word sitting above the word world
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Sitting on top of the world

H O R S I N G written in a circle
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Horsing around

fire written in the shape of an X
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Crossfire

P A W A L K R K
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A walk in the park

the word timing, followed by the word timing, but with a space in the middle of the word
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SPLIT SECOND TIMING

Exit with lunch and lunch beside it
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Out to (2) Lunch

1 2 BLAME 3 BLAME
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No one to blame

familyyyyy
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Extended family

eiln pu
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Line up in alphabetic order

Doctor written twice
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Paradox

M C E written 3 times
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Three blind mice (no i's)

M, numeral 1, followed by l l i o n
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One in a million

L A L
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All mixed up

HO written very large
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Big laugh

M E 1 1 1 ONE ONE
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someone's following me!

An L plus an O over a total line, with ss underneath
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Total loss

three UR's written together one on top of the other, with one written over to the right
a 2 written in the center of 10's
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Too intense

dom written in a vertically oblong oval
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Dominoe (dom in O)

earth written from top to bottom, twice
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Down to earth (down 2 earth)

na, na, and the word fish
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Tuna fish (2 na fish)

a period, followed by a blank space and the word range
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Point blank range

the word iceberg slanted from bottom to top
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Tip of the iceberg

green apple
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