Here is the scenario. The other day I watched two excellent well informed teams playing Codenames.
Amazingly the first team got six out of nine in their first attempt! The three words remaining for them were
The assassin was: Bulb
The other team was faced with a real possibility that if they don't get all the 8 words then the opponent could win in the next attempt.
The Spymaster after a lot of thinking said:
______ , 8
The word he said had a single vowel (used once)
What was his clue? The words are below.
The clue word, as it turns out, had a very good connection to all words.
Assume the Innocent Bystanders were irrelevant to his answer
Please comment if this is too broad. I will restrict it further.
Please no partial answers.