# Another Journey to the Land of Puzz

The Wonderful Wanderful land of Puzz
Is where you and I now are;
Where magazines eat wheeled things,
And the whole world is bizarre.

To prove my point, I found a joint
Where brochures came to cope.
"I can't _ _ _ _ _ (_) this (_) _ _ _ _,"
A weeping _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (_) _ _.

"Don't _ _ (_) _ _ away here," I declared.
"We'll fix this with a plan.
Have you tried _ _ _ _ _? If you're from Puzz,
you _ _ _ buy it like bread -- in (_) _ _s!"

"I cannot use my funds," he said,
"As my (_) _ _ _ will not _ _ _ (_) _ _.
I have a rifle _ _ _ _ _ (_), though,
And the river _ _ _ _'s where they sit!"

He snagged a rifle full of _ _ _ _
and said, "_ _ (_) _ me to the (_) _ _ _!"
When we arrived, we found a tree
and _ (_) _ _ed there until dark.

At the _ _ _ (_) of a hill, we stood quite still
His gun _ _ _ _ed to his eye
When a _ _ _ _ away, around midday,
A _ _ (_) _ came wandering by.

Aiming at the poor thing's (_) _ _ _,
He shot it _ _ _ _. 'Twas dead!
_ _ _ _ at his home, he stripped its coat,
Ate just its _ (_) _ _, then fled...

I wandered to a nearby _ _ _
Which _ (_) _ _ _! Or, so I'm told.
Though my poor teeth can't gnaw their slaw
of _ _ (_) _ _ and _ (_) _s of gold.

How odd, the (_) _ _ _ _ _ _ of this _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
I'm struck without comment.
Yet after _ _ _ _ _ _ _ my tab,
I felt oddly _ _ _ _ _ _ (_)!

A funny, winged fellow
Does his makeup in a field.
If you can, name this non-man
and the small objects he wields.

I can't see any unifying underlying pattern like in the previous puzzle like this, but a lot of the gaps are quite easy to fill in. EDIT: actually, after trying it in practice, I've found a pattern:

In each verse, two of the missing words are actually the same word, with different meanings. In fact, it's possible (though I'm not sure) that the same can be said of the other two!

Also, the second and fourth lines of each verse rhyme.

The Wonderful Wanderful land of Puzz
Is where you and I now are;
Where magazines eat wheeled things,
And the whole world is bizarre.

To prove my point, I found a joint
Where brochures came to cope.
"I can't DIGES(T) this (M)OPED,"
A weeping DIGEST MO(P)ED.

"Don't QU(A)IL away here," I declared.
"We'll fix this with a plan.
Have you tried QUAIL? If you're from Puzz,
you CAN buy it like bread -- in (C)ANs!"

"I cannot use my funds," he said,
"As my (B)ANK will not PER(M)IT.
I have a rifle PERMI(T), though,
And the river BANK's where they sit!"

He snagged a rifle full of LEAD
and said, "LE(A)D me to the (P)ARK!"
When we arrived, we found a tree
and P(A)RKed there until dark.

At the FOO(T) of a hill, we stood quite still
His gun COCKed to his eye
When a FOOT away, around midday,
A CO(C)K came wandering by.

Aiming at the poor thing's (B)ACK,
He shot it DOWN. 'Twas dead!
BACK at his home, he stripped its coat,
Ate just its D(O)WN, then fled...

I wandered to a nearby BAR
Which R(O)CKS! Or, so I'm told.
Though my poor teeth can't gnaw their slaw
of RO(C)KS and B(A)Rs of gold.

How odd, the (C)ONTENT of this CLOSING.
I'm struck without comment.
Yet after CLOSING my tab,
I felt oddly CONTEN(T)!

Letters circled:

TMPACBMTAPATCBOOCACT

which rearrange to

BAT COMPACT BAT COMPACT,

in which the repetition fits with the overall theme of the puzzle.

A funny, winged fellow
Does his makeup in a field.
If you can, name this non-man
and the small objects he wields.

is

he's a BAT wielding a makeup COMPACT.

Thanks to @COTO and @CodeNewbie and @alexmc for finding some of the words!

• May as well plug in any clues I get into your solution. ;) – COTO Jul 10 '15 at 23:02
• This looks really good! You have two words which were not what I had intended. I'll give you a bit to try to puzzle them out before I tell you which ones! :) – Bailey M Jul 10 '15 at 23:31
• Maybe "Aiming at the poor thing's HEAD / He shot it ONCE. 'Twas dead! / ONCE at his home, he stripped its coat / Ate just its HEAD, and fled."? – GentlePurpleRain Jul 11 '15 at 2:59
• Except the sense of HEAD would be the same in both places, so I don't think that's it. – dennisdeems Jul 11 '15 at 5:24
• I think the 'WASTE' one is meant to be 'QUAIL'. – alexmc Jul 13 '15 at 14:19