Riddles 10

It moves fast without thinkingAnd has one single aimIn the grips of obsession:To kill or to maim.ANSWER: A bulletA bullet moves fast, unthinking, aimed at a single target. In the hands of an obsessed killer, a bullet is fired to kill or to main.INTERMEDIATESix dead sailors in a box.Preserved in oil. Closely packed.Use the key to open itAnd you'll never close it back.ANSWER: A tin of sardinesSix dead sardines come in the average tin. The bodies are closely packed into the container and are preserved in oil. A key that comes with the tin may be used to open the container -- but the container will never be re-sealed.DIFFICULTIt's paint that should accentuate.It's sometimes like a mask one wears.Other times it should work so wellThat folks will think it isn't there.ANSWER: MakeupMakeup should accentuate a person's most attractive features. While it sometimes masks a person's true coloring -- think hot pink lipstick -- it can, when skillfully applied, erase its own presence and make accentuated beauty look completely natural.

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