Arrange the following words into pairs. What cities are being clued here? What city is missing?
divine, apple, island, oxford, big, love, novel, lower, rival, refuge, saxony, odysseus, guidance, brotherly
The pairs are:
divine guidance - Providence / Brown
big apple - New York / Colombia
brotherly love - Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
lower saxony - Hanover / Dartmouth
odysseus island - Ithaca / Cornell
oxford rival - Cambridge / Harvard
novel refuge - New Haven / Yale
To give us:
The Ivy League.
Credit goes to humn for getting the first three pairs.