Saturday 10 February 2024

RESOURCE FOR Old World Palindromes + PAL-PLAY

Underline to indicate use in ppoints. 

EUROPE

ABERDEEN
Need re bar -- Aberdeen (12).
AmALPS
Splat! Icily licit Alps.(1)
Plan okra, park on Alp (5).
BALTIC
Baltic illicit lab.(15) 
BARCELONA
An olécrab - Barcelona.(3)
A man, a pan, olé! crab - Barcelona (Panama).(21)
BERLIN
Nil rebel -- E. Berlin.(11)
Nil rebuff: "FU!" Berlin.(20)
BOSNIA
Bosnia gasps again; sob! (2)
A man, a pain, sob! - Bosnia (Panama).(21)
BULGARIA
Air, a glub - Bulgaria (6)
A man, a pair; a glub - Bulgaria (Panama). (21)
EIRE (Ireland)
Eire ere Erie.(16)
ELBA
Elba? Odd, doable.(17)
Able was I ere I saw Elba (3)
Passable was I ere I saw Elba's sap.(18)
Elba pluck? Culpable.
FINLAND (Suomi)
I mouse, "Suomi. (21) 
If I mouse - Suomi (FI) -finale
GENEVA
Even, e.g. Genève.(12)
GENOA
A one-grab bar: Genoa.
A one-gnome lemon: Genoa. (18)
A-one grammar! Genoa. (7)
HAMBURG
Grub, Ma - Hamburg. (14)
ITALY
Wonders in Italy. Latin is red now (4)
Tessa's in Italy. Latin is asset.(13)
LESBOS
Sob! Sell Lesbos (7)
Sob! Seldom sup. My loss! - Olympus, (mod.) Lesbos 
                        [mod. = abbrev. for modern]
LONDON 
No ‘D’; no ‘L’ – London. (1)
No ‘D’; no ‘L’; dwell lewd – London.(5)
No 'D'? --  no London. (2)
No 'D'; no 'L'; no 'N' - London.(3)
No 'D'; no 'L'; no 'O' on London. (20)
Nod; no 'L', nor 'O' -- N. London.(14)
No 'D'; no 'L'; no 'ON' -- London.(9)
No 'D'; no 'L'; noon - London.
No 'D'; no L'; no lost solon - London.(17)
No 'D'; no 'L'; no darn radon - London.(13)
Nod! no 'L' - London.(6)
Nod! no 'L'; no 'N' - London.
Nod! No loo - London.(11)
Nod! No luau - London.(7)
Nod! No lama, London.
Nod! No lava, London.(10)
Nod! No 'L'; no lava, Val, on London.(18)
No 'D'; no 'L'; no DNA. Land on London! (15)
MALAGA
A gal @ Malaga (1)
A gal, a melon, olé - Malaga
A gal, a motto - Malaga. (5)
A gal, a mall, all @ Malaga. (17)
Sea-gal, a motto - Malaga (ES) - finale
MILANO
E. Roma? Out on a limb - Milano, tuo amore (9)
OSLO
Olson in Oslo.(6)
Olson nixes sex in N. Oslo.(13)
OXFORD
Dr of 'X': Oxford.(6)
PALMA
A.m. lap; final plan, if Palma.(20) 
PARIS
Sir, a potato - Paris.(12) 
Sir, Apple-help- Paris (14)
Sir, a pat à Paris.(17)
Sir, a pal à la Paris.
I'm at Paris, non? Si, rapt ami.(7)
Sir, a pate, feta - Paris.(4)
Sir, a pinup pun I - Paris.(16)
Sir, a plan, a canal - Paris (22)
Sir, a plan, if final - Paris (8)
Sir, a pain, a mania - Paris.(21)
Sir, a prod, odor - Paris.(18)
Sir - a plan, a cat, a hat, a canal - Paris(16) 
Sir; a plan (racy, carnal) - Paris. (21) 
PARMA
A.m. rapini -Parma.(6) 
Parma ham rap.
PAROS
So rapt a plan: a canal - Paros.(22)
PILSEN (Czech Republic)
Pilsen - One slip(20) 
Sue, a ripoff! - O, Piraeus.(10)
PISA
As I pee, sir, I see Pisa.(1)
As I plan a canal - Pisa (22)
"Gulp a sip". Pisa plug.(20)
As I prefer - Pisa. (13)
POLAND
DNA lop -- Poland.(9)
see 'Warsaw'
POTSDAM
Potsdam -  a mad stop.(19)
PRAHA (Prague)
Praha -a harp. (5)
Praha (Prague) EU - "Garp", a harp. (17)
PRISTINA, Kosovo
A nit, sir - Pristina. (22) 
RAVENNA
Anne, vary: Ravenna.(11)
RIGA
A girl - Riga.
A girl, a plate et al. - Riga. (8) 
A girl, a plan, a canal, pal - Riga. (16)
A girl at a fee? Fatal - Riga. (19)
A girl, a pal - Riga (12)
A girl, an act at canal - Riga. (22)
A girl, a temp, metal - Riga
A girl, a tot, a boob, a total - Riga 
ROMANIA
Romania --pain, amor.(10) 
A man, a pain, amor - Romania (Panama)
ROME
Amore - Roma (8)
A mor' amoral aroma - Roma
A man, a pasta, amore  - Roma ('at's-a Panama!)
RUSSIA
No! Site be Russia, is sure. Bet is on!(12)
SIENNA
Anne; I stay a day at Sienna.(2)
SPARTA
Sparta's one rule: Lure no satraps.(2)
STRATFORD
Dr. of tarts -- Stratford.(12)
No van, O Dr. of tarts - Stratford-on-Avon.(16)
SWEDEN
Sweden if fine dews.(19)
TOLEDO
Geode? Lots - Toledo, e.g. (19)
TURIN
On I rot - Torino.(16)
VENICE
Re Venezia: Maize? Never.(9)
VIENNA
Anne, I vote more cars race Rome-to-Vienna.
WALES
Wales, oppose law.(8)
Wales, use law.(4)
WARSAW
Warsaw was raw (1).
On Warsaw dock, cod was raw, no? (8)
DNA lop was raw - Warsaw, Poland (11)
WESSEX
Wessex exes sew. (19)
YORK
"Not new, York", Roy went on.(14)

ASIA, AFRICA

IRAQ
a) Iraq, Ari. b) No Shah, son.(18) 
ISRAEL
Bar clears: Israel, crab.(19)
Golan analog.(10)
RABAT
Rabat! Ah, what a bar. (13)
SAHARA
Poor Dara has Sahara droop (7).
A rah!, a shah - Sahara.
SUEZ
God sees Suez; Zeus sees dog.(14)   
Zeus sees Suez (1)
Suez - deL. led. Zeus!
Mirth craze us! Suez arch-trim.(18) 
A man, a plan: A.C., Zeus! - Suez Canal (Panama).(22)
SYRIA
No Syria fairy, son.(20)
No Syria dairy, son (2) 
TANGIERS
Bard's reign at Tangiers  - drab!(15)
TEL AVIV
Viva Lett at Tel Aviv! (5)
Viva Lethe, eh? Tel Aviv.(17)  
TUNIS
Tunis - Pepsi nut.(15)


EXTRA PALINDROME MUSINGS  (birthplace of magicals**)
(italics for CULINARY)
"No!" in uneven union.**
No sin uneven -unison.**
No 'I'; no ovo-onion.

 "No" in union.**
"No"s in unison,
No 'S' in unison.**
No sin - unison**
No 'D'; no'L' - U. London.**

No 'D'; no 'L'; - London**
No 'I', no onion. **

No 'I'; no  'N' - ion ?
No 'I'; no 'O' - onion?

No 'I'; no 'N' - onion.**
No darn radon **
No yar- rayon.

No 'C' in icon.**
No 'R' in iron. **


No Rome moron.**
No trace - carton. **

No brace - carbon.


No it can! Inaction.
No  romp - moron
On, I nap - panino
No sob - Boston. Not sob, boson.

No grab argon 




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No is nametag; gateman's ion

Magic:??

No 'M', lass -salmon
No 'X'; a Saxon. 






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