What two words are antonyms and together anagram to SPEARLIKE?

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What two words are antonyms and together anagram to SPEARLIKE?

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Will Shortz asked this on his puzzle podcast. I have a potential answer but don’t feel like it’s really the good one
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I think I have it:

IRK PLEASE
ADAM DEXTER: MAXED DATER
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Adam Dexter wrote: Thu Oct 05, 2023 6:53 pm I think I have it:

IRK PLEASE
Yep, that’s what I had. Never thought of that specific pair of opposites before though
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Confirmed that this was the intended answer - score one for lexical creativity!
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Hi,

I thought I might be getting close with ASK and REPLIE !!

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