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The players are provided with a bright new penny, a piece of paper and
a pencil. On the paper have been written the following requirements,
each player being expected to write the answers, the one having the
largest number of correct answers, winning the game:

Find on the penny the name of a song.
(Ans. America.)

A privilege.
(Ans. Liberty.)

A part of Indian corn.
(Ans. Ear.)

A part of a hill.
(Ans. Brow.)

Something denoting self.
(Ans. I (Eye).)

Part of a door.
(Ans. Lock (of hair).)

A weapon of war.
(Ans. Arrow.)

An act of protection.
(Ans. Shield.)

A gallant.
(Ans. Beau (Bow).)

A punishment.
(Ans. Stripes.)

Part of a plant.
(Ans. Leaf.)

A piece of jewelry.
(Ans. Ring.)

A nut.
(Ans. Acorn.)

A musical term.
(Ans. Bar.)

An occupation.
(Ans. Milling.)

A foreign fruit.
(Ans. Date.)

Trimming for a hat.
(Ans. Feather.)

What ships sail on.
(Ans. Sea.)

A perfume.
(Ans. Scent (cent).)

A religious edifice.
(Ans. Temple.)

A messenger.
(Ans. One sent (One cent).)

A method of voting.
(Ans. Ayes and noes (Eyes and nose).)

A Chinese beverage.
(Ans. Tea (T).)

A gaudy flower.
(Ans. Tulips (Two lips).)

Comfort.
(Ans. Ease (e e).)

A small animal.
(Ans. Hare (Hair).)

A term of marriage.
(Ans. United State.)

An ancient honor.
(Ans. Wreath.)

One of the first families.
(Ans. Indian.)





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