Wordplay Wednesday arrives with a twist on the Filling Station game concept. Enjoy!

Each of the following six entries contains the letters VENUS. You'll fill in the remaining blanks (which can contain any letters) to solve the clue attached to each one. An example appears at the beginning to get you started.

example:   V E N _ _ _U S  (Clue: snake danger)
solution:  V E N O M O U S

1.   _ _ V E N    _ _ U _ _ S   (Clue: donor film)
2.   _ _ _ V E _    N U _ _ _ _ S   (Clue: NBA team)
3.   V E N _ _ _ _ _ _ U _ S _   (Clue: like Bergen)
4.   V _ E _ N _    _ _ U S _ _ _   (Clue: Austrian snack)
5.   _ _ V E    _ _ N U _ _ S   (Clue: 300 seconds)
6.   _ _ _ V E N    _ _ U _ S   (Clue: 660 minutes)

Here are the SOLUTIONS.

THE SOLUTIONS:

1. Clue: donor film = S E V E N   P O U N D S
2. Clue: NBA team = D E N V E R N U G G E T S
3. Clue: like Bergen = V E N T R I L O Q U I S T
4. Clue: Austrian snack = V I E NA S A U S A G E
5. Clue: 300 seconds = F I V E    M I N U T E S
6. Clue: 660 minutes:  E L E V E N   H O U R S

Thanks for playing!