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by Scott Handelman
BOOKWORM COCOON COSPONSORS ENTICING ENUMERATE MEDLEY OCTOPOD PINHEAD SUBSTITUTE TORCHWOOD
Pair the answers by length, and notice that one set contains only O’s for vowels (like a three ring circus!), whereas the other set contains no O’s:
COCOON MEDLEY OCTOPOD PINHEAD BOOKWORM ENTICING TORCHWOOD ENUMERATE COSPONSORS SUBSTITUTE
Read the letters corresponding to O’s to obtain the answer: ELEPHANT IN A TUTU.