Today's Brain GameÂ consists of puzzles that I call heebies. You'll examine a set of clues that can be solved with only four letters; specifically, a two-letter sequence followed by the same two-letter sequence in reverse.
If the clue were "Ancient two-way radio?" the answer would beÂ BC CB. For "A so-so match-ending punch?" we'd be looking for an OK KO. Got it? Good. Here we go:
1. Kisses and hugs, bovine?2. An alien pass blocker?3. 900Â are hosting?4. What keeps the Golden State cool?5. A chick-doctor's funk?
HereÂ are the ANSWERS.
1. XO OX
2. ET TE
3. CM MC
4. CA AC
5. OB BO