Word games for October 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: Strangle egos, explore spirituality.
OnniClue: The wild side of 3.14159

Onnicle: Remember the controversy igniting Ad Karishma did?
OnniClue: Dammit!

Onnicle: Ok, I ran obediently, but what’s up for me next?
OnniClue: Her mentor ends the party & her colleague launches another one.

Onnicle: Psychotic gang names Tyler as their leader.
OnniClue: Just horseying around

Onnicle: She’d wish a rondelet (poem) created for her was the best one.
OnniClue: So she’d keep her fingers (and legs) crossed, basically by instinct.

Answers to Onnicles word games from September 2012
- Kareena Kapoor (wedding)
- Ganpati Bappa (Ganeshotsav)
- Andy Murray (coached by Ivan Lendl)
- A.K. Hangal

Word games for September 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: The bulk are enamoured fans, but not enough to ink a poorly placed tattoo.
OnniClue: Got the wedding invite?

Onnicle: He began patiently on the job. Apparently humor yardsticks weren’t set.
OnniClue: Sukhakarta dukhaharta

Onnicle: And you see the exotic lemur, ray-ban-like eyes and zebra-like tail.
OnniClue: “I won, Ivan” he might’ve said after winning.

Contributed by Achyutha Anantha Murthy
Onnicle: A king said to his minister “you who did hang all those criminals barely blinking an eye, why does your eyes shed so many tears to order your son lashed a few times for his crime?”
OnniClue: Shaukeen Insaan

Answers to Onnicles word games from August 2012
- Ayn Rand (Author: Fountainhead)
- Mary Kom (Boxer)
- Vivek Arora (Actor)
- Travis Tygart (Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency)

Word games for August 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: Say no to grand epics.
OnniClue: Philosophy best served without getting your head in the fountain.

Onnicle: In summary, leukoma can cause visual impairment.
OnniClue: Ditto for an incorrectly aimed punch.

Onnicle: Revive kissing roles & probe RoI (return on investment).
OnniClue: Any other ideas to give his career + finances a CPR?

Contributed by Pratyush Rohatgi
Onnicle: Whenever she had extra visitors in her flat, her mother complained about her dirty garter belts.
OnniClue: He says it really wasn’t just the bike

Contributed by Achyutha Anantha Murthy
Onnicle: The Nusrat song ‘mangte hain karam’ blared from the horn speakers. Somewhere the transistor was screeching “MC Hung Nei jangled his bangles”. Folks passing by were jolted by the sudden fierce megaphonic bellow of a ayurunaniherbalhomeopath in the roadside tent advertising the benefits of thyme, sage, rosemary in his medicines while the medical rep was hardselling kom-vit to the pharmacy nearby.
Onniclue: Magnificently embedded within the onnicle [:-P]

Answers to Onnicles word games from July 2012
- Dara Singh (played the role of Hanuman in mnay movies/serials)
- Jon Lord (Deep Purple Keyboardist)
- Ram Gopal Verma
- Mitt Romney (Presidential candidate)

Word games for July 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: He would spend a rather generous amount of time epitomising Hanuman roles.
OnniClue: The original He-man.

Contributed by Amol Hatwar
Onnicle: On that Black Night, at Dijon, his Lordship breathed his last.
OnniClue: Purple is good when it is of the deeper kind.

Onnicle: For a man on the go, pale-skin fetish is over, ma’am.
OnniClue: Mixing business with pleasure?

Contributed by Poyni Bhatt:
Onnicle: He came, he uttered, he embarrassed! They wished he is remitted back home from the gala. He was as if at another Harvard prom! NE yankee probably thought so!!
Onniclue: In blunderland enroute to prez-land!

Answers to Onnicles word games from June 2012
- Vishy Anand (World champion)
- Sunny Leone (Porn star)
- Rohan, Leander, Bhupathi (Olympic Tennis team controversy)
- Ronaldo (team lost in the penalty shootout)

Word games for June 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: Nowadays, Kasparov is hyper-stunned, with a deadpan and morose expression.
OnniClue: Keep the emotions in check, mate!

Onnicle: All the papers – WSJ, The Sun, NY Times – hail her as the conservative, simple one.
OnniClue: Silicon(e) Valley maintains firm grip on soft economy.

Onnicle: Bro, handling feeble and erroneous arguments at IT BHU, pat his ego more than anything else
OnniClue: Love triangle, with 5 rings.

Onnicle: The thronal dog-fight ends for him.
OnniClue: Penultimate round, penalty mates home bound.

Answers to Onnicles word games from May 2012
- N.D. Tiwari (blood test)
- Rajat Gupta (McKinsey)
- Rekha & Jaya (in Rajya Sabha)
- Aamir Khan (Satyamev Jayate)
- Kabir Bedi (acted in Bond movie – Octopussy)

Word games for May 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: “Did they find Yeti,” warily I ask?
OnniClue: Vicky donor, blood donor, what next?

Onnicle: For a jataka tales class reading, uptakes were slow.
OnniClue: Big Mac in sea! (say it fast)

Onnicle: “We are khadi-clad fans,” the ninja yapped.
OnniClue: To B or not to B in there is the question.

Onnicle: From Asia to America, am I really going places? Ok, hand me my passport.
OnniClue: Move over Oprah, here comes our desi chhokra.

Onnicle: Pick a bird obediently.
OnniClue: Octopussy is not a bad word.

Answers to Onnicles word games from April 2012
- Lalit Modi (missing in action from the IPL)
- Justice Katju
- Nicolas Sarkozy / Carla Bruni
- Nirmal Baba (Third eye fame)

Word games for April 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: It may be, well, a little modified, but the party goes on.
OnniClue: But where’s the guy who started the party?

Onnicle: Just ice-cold dilemmas to look at, just tough decisions to make.
OnniClue: Law and behold.

Onnicle 1: Zucchini colas on Noah’s Ark? O Zynga fans, control thy creative urges.
Onnicle 2: The owners of the car lab run it with care.

Onnicle: It’s a souvenir male MBA bachelors love.
OnniClue: Think the third eye works better than X-ray vision?

Answers to Onnicles word games from March 2012
- James Cameron (Titanic 3-D)
- Virat Kohli
- Dinesh Trivedi (Railway Minister appointed by Didi)
- Greg Chappel (said Indians are followers by nature)

Word games for March 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: Making his way through the traffic jam, escaping reporters, came Ronaldo.
OnniClue: Getting that sinking feeling all over again?

Onnicle: ‘Concert by Bon Jovi rated ok’ – Oh, like anybody still cares?
OnniClue: They said it was rude to use fingers, so he used his wrists to devastating effect.

Onnicle: Those who wine and dine shall strive diligently to control their appetite.
OnniClue: Don’t derail the economy for populist reasons.

Onnicle: For a once gregarious chap, pelvis kicks aren’t below-the-belt for him now.
OnniClue: Are Indians leaders or followers by nature?

Answers to Onnicles word games from February 2012
- Saif Ali Khan (Another Bollywood slapgate incident)
- Robert Vadra
- Adele (Grammy winner)
- Harry Potter
- CV Raman

Word games for February 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: In the land of Ahimsa, if a live back-hand is delivered, what do you say?
Onnicle: (With a nasal, anglicized, Nawabi accent) Waaaaaw!

Onnicle: Sms recvd – Forget Delhi metro, berth available in politics to trigger saliva, dramatic upside
OnniClue: Frisking prohibited.

Onnicle: She had elegantly taken the setbacks in her stride.
OnniClue: Victory…and a clean sweep at the big show.

Onnicle: The incessant harrying pushed the plot into a tight spot, terminating the series.
OnniClue: ‘Nice wand,’ is a compliment you can give him without feeling awkward.

Guest Onnicle by Amol Hatwar

Onnicle: Carl von Clausewitz decided to solve the anagram another time.
Onniclue: Inelastic scattering of a photon :o)

Answers to Onnicles word games from January 2012
- Shirish Kunder (Slapgate incident)
- Salman Rushdie
- SOPA / PIPA (Wikipedia, Google protest)
- Tom Cruise (MI4)
- Oprah Winfrey (India visit)

Word games for January 2012 | Onnicles

Onnicle: Don’t you wish Irish cream fans wouldn’t pick understandably undeserved fights?
OnniClue: SRK style penalty for flouting the govt’s hum-2-hamare-2 norms?

Guest Onnicle contributed by Poyni Bhatt
Onnicle: Begin the day with a Psalm, an ancient holy verse, for theists, and an orange crush diet for atheist- recommends a secular norm.
OnniClue: Shame on us when private beliefs spills over in public to block freedom of expression

Onnicle: Good intentions, but the framework is opaque. For random net users who goof up, I pay?
OnniClue: Blackout!

Onnicle: Tough to milk action sequences solely from modified cars and cruiser bikes?
OnniClue: Would you hunt for death defying stunts when you are 50?

Onnicle: It’s a food allergy Ms Chopra has to fight & win. Frey’s syndrome isn’t so bad.
OnniClue: The queen of talk, comes to town for a walk.

Answers to Onnicles word games from December 2011
- Santa Claus
- Kapil Sibal (censoring online content)
- Smita Patil (film star)
- Dev Anand

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