GeekDad Puzzle of the Week — Daycare Was Mad

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As Nora and I were reading through the recent 2015 Oscar Award/Academy Award nominees, we noticed that a few of the names and movie titles could be arranged into funny phrases. Even the “Academy Awards” themselves had a fun anagram — “DAYCARE WAS MAD.”

academy_awards Below, please find 20 funny phrases that also happen to be anagrams for one of this year’s Academy Award nominees in the following categories:

  • BUTTER SPICE – Best Picture (5)
  • TOTES CRAB – Best Actor (3)
  • SECRET STABS – Best Actress (3)
  • OBSTRUCTING A STOPPER – Best Supporting Actor (3)
  • CURBING A PESTS PROTESTS – Best Supporting Actress (3)
  • MINUTER DATABASE FEET – Best Animated Feature (3)

The rearranged phrases are as follows:

  1. A DEPENDABLE GHOST TRUTH
  2. A DROWN RODENT
  3. A TEENS MOM
  4. ARMADILLO CITRON
  5. AW SHH LIP
  6. BOXIER SIGH
  7. DRY ROE PLACEBO
  8. EMIT GOAT THIAMINE
  9. EXTOLL BROTHS
  10. HA THANK EWE
  11. HEY RATLIKE KING
  12. HOGS OF SENATE
  13. MALES
  14. OOH BODY
  15. READ ULNAR
  16. RICH CUB TABBED CEMENT
  17. SHEENIER TOWROPES
  18. SPOKEN RADIUM
  19. SVELTER LACE
  20. VALOR BLURTED

If you properly rearrange the phrases and send them into GeekDad Central, your submission will be put into the random drawing among correct submissions for a chance at this week’s fabulous prize: a $50 Gift Certificate from the team over at ThinkGeek.

As always, good luck, and happy puzzling!

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