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Here are a series of clues to two-word phrases.

  1. Anxious Sweets
  2. Prize Storage
  3. Tightly Packed Weapons
  4. Fly Flavor
  5. Container Cover
  6. Boring Performer
  7. Ominous Feeling
  8. Dishonest Track
  9. Spring Spud
  10. Ardent Prima Donna
  11. Headlining Tattletales
  12. Decorated Decoration
  13. Christmas Professional
  14. Cheesy Hamilton
  15. Prepared Advanced Math

All of the words in the answers share a one-word property. What are the answers, and what is the property?

If people like this puzzle enough, I'll do a similar one with a twist!

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  • $\begingroup$ Ingenious! Well done. $\endgroup$ Jun 6, 2015 at 0:39

1 Answer 1

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edit: Updated, my first try was wrong on 3/15 answers.

1. Anxious Sweets = stressed desserts
2. Prize Storage = reward drawer
3. Tightly Packed Weapons = snug guns
4. Fly Flavor = gnat tang
5. Container Cover = pot top
6. Boring Performer = drab bard
7. Ominous Feeling = doom mood
8. Dishonest Track = liar rail
9. Spring Spud = may yam
10. Ardent Prima Donna = avid diva
11. Headlining Tattletales = star rats
12. Decorated Decoration = laced decal
13. Christmas Professional = Noel Leon
14. Cheesy Hamilton = rennet tenner
15. Prepared Advanced Math = girt trig

I'm not too sure about 12 - "laméd medal" (as in gold lamé) and "laced decal" both seem arguably correct, but tenuous enough that you might've intended a different answer...

And the quality that links these words is that they are

palindromes

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  • $\begingroup$ You're very close, but your property is incorrect. As a result, some of your answers are also incorrect, specifically 1, 3 and 9. As a bit of a clue, for clue 12, "laméd medal" is incorrect, but "laced decal" is correct. $\endgroup$ Jun 5, 2015 at 21:08
  • $\begingroup$ To clarify, your property isn't incorrect so much as it is not specific enough. $\endgroup$ Jun 5, 2015 at 21:10
  • $\begingroup$ Methinks they're supposed to read forward, then backwards. :) $\endgroup$
    – Bailey M
    Jun 5, 2015 at 21:12
  • $\begingroup$ Should be right now :) $\endgroup$
    – DevOfZot
    Jun 5, 2015 at 21:31
  • $\begingroup$ It might be mirrored words. +1 for cracking it $\endgroup$
    – A.D.
    Jun 5, 2015 at 21:53

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