On this site, rot13 is often used to encrypt comments so spoilers can be spoken about. Rot13 is a cipher, in which each letter is shifted 13 letters forward (or backward) in the alphabet.
There are certain words in the English alphabet which once rot13ed, form a new word. Your task is to find the name for this type of word pair.
The following sentences clue a pair. For instance, the sentence...
’Muzzle the explosive.’
... would clue ‘gag’ and ‘tnt’, and rot13ing ‘gag’ gives ‘tnt’, and vice versa.
Find the pairs and place them in the given grid. The highlighted letters will give the name you are looking for... or will they?
- A colour of planet earth
- Someone renouncing a non-existent place
- A grenade was delivered
- Block the single
- A small insect will harass you
- Jealousy of transport method
- A flutter at the same time
- Old hum is measurement
- Covering recedes