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Fill in the blanks below. Each sentence uses words that are anagrams of each other. In each pair of sentences, solve the first sentence, change one letter of an answer-word from that sentence, and shuffle it to form the answer-words for the second sentence. The answer-words in all sentences are the same length. Other than that, there is no correlation between answer-words from one sentence-pair to the next. All resulting sentences must make sense, and must use answer-words that are legal in Scrabble.

Similar earlier puzzles are here:
Anagrammatically speaking 2
Anagrammatically speaking

Pair 1:

The farmer sold one ______ before having to ______ to the barn to ______ for a cow.
They ______ collected trash for eight hours, and the next day they sure did ______.

Pair 2:

The governor’s ______ had the ______ first.
The concert-goers were a bit ______ afterwards, but their enthusiasm for the band did not ______.

Pair 3:

There is ______ at Barroh Harbor, where you can ______ for a fee.
The ______ of garbage was easily noticeable from the ______.

Pair 4:

Laurent Renault drew a coin from his ______ as the barman drew wine from a ______.
The cashier took ten seconds to ______ twenty ______.

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I'm almost there, but can anyone improve on my doubtful Pair 4?

Edit: It seems to be the first variation, I'll leave the other so the comments work.

Pair 1:

The farmer sold one acre before having to race to the barn to care for a cow.
Change R to H.
They each collected trash for eight hours, and the next day they sure did ache.

Pair 2:

The governor’s aide had the idea first.
Change I to F.
The concert-goers were a bit deaf afterwards, but their enthusiasm for the band did not fade.

Pair 3:

There is room at Barroh Harbor, where you can moor for a fee.
Change M to D.
The odor of garbage was easily noticeable from the door.

Pair 4:

Laurent Renault drew a coin from his sack as the barman drew wine from a cask.

Preferred) Change K to N.
The cashier took ten seconds to scan twenty cans.

Other) Change K to E.
The cashier took ten seconds to case twenty aces.

I started with Pair 2:

aideidea to get working with 4 letters.

I like the way OP makes anagrams of names –
Here is Barroh Harbor and Laurent Renault.
The previous puzzle had Dolly Lloyd.

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    $\begingroup$ I like 1 for 4. Nice work. $\endgroup$ – MacGyver88 May 9 at 21:56
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    $\begingroup$ yes. The first solution under pair 4 seems correct. Well done! $\endgroup$ – Anthroman May 9 at 21:59
  • $\begingroup$ Ah yes thanks: I didn't quite connect the first cashier with what they are doing, and my second cashier is supposed to be in a casino. $\endgroup$ – Weather Vane May 9 at 22:24

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