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Find the missing words in the chain, where consecutive pairs of words must form a phrase.
For example,

HOLY
- - - -
- - - -
RUN

has the solution

HOLY
WAR
TRIAL
RUN

The puzzle is based on the game show Chain Reaction.

1.

BLACK
- - - -
- - - -
PUZZLE

2.

PUZZLE
- - - -
- - - -
SANDWICH

3.

STACK
- - - -
- - - -
DUE
- - - -
- - - -
SHIFT
- - - -
- - - -
- - - -
EXCHANGE

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  • $\begingroup$ Is this based on British English? $\endgroup$ – Todd Wilcox Jan 11 '16 at 3:51
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Possible solutions:

BLACK
MAGIC
WORD
PUZZLE

and

PUZZLE
BOOK
CLUB
SANDWICH

and

STACK
TRACE
AMOUNT
DUE
DATE
NIGHT
SHIFT
GROUND
BEEF
STOCK
EXCHANGE

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  • $\begingroup$ The 2nd puzzle is correct and the 3rd has the correct words DATE and STOCK. Also the word GROUND was correct before you edited it. $\endgroup$ – Daniil Agashiyev Jan 11 '16 at 0:44
  • $\begingroup$ Now it's all correct with the exception of EXCHANGE and VALUE. I should say the word after STACK was probably ill-chosen because it's not a general knowledge term, but computer science specific. $\endgroup$ – Daniil Agashiyev Jan 11 '16 at 1:06
  • $\begingroup$ TRACE is right. Good guess with OVER but overdue is one word. $\endgroup$ – Daniil Agashiyev Jan 11 '16 at 1:09
  • $\begingroup$ @DaniilAgashiyev 'back' instead of 'over'? $\endgroup$ – manshu Jan 11 '16 at 1:14
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    $\begingroup$ "Shift ground" is certainly...interesting $\endgroup$ – question_asker Jan 11 '16 at 11:20

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