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Hints for 5.3 Obliquely Defined
  • 16 pictures and 16 boxes? Sounds like you've got to get from one picture to its partner.
  • It's a bit of a spiky problem. But a paltry challenge to those who know their synonyms from their homophones.
  • Break each word into component homophones (e.g. Nero -> Near Row), then use synonyms of each component to transition to the partner word. Then combine your eight four letter words into four more, and do it again.