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There is a very special property common to all the words below:

ART

BAIL

LAP

LATTE

MEAT

ON

PEAR

PEAS

RED

RUM

SCENE

SHOT

SIGN

TINES


Stuck? Need a hint? Here's that list again:

ART

BAIL

LAP

LATTE

MEAT

ON

PEAR

PEAS

RED

RUM

SCENE

SHOT

SIGN

TINES




Epilogue:

Fast solve, @Deusovi !

One minor variant:

Another anagram for LAP+LAP is APPALL

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    $\begingroup$ Heh, this couldve been a very decent What Is A Word? style puzzle $\endgroup$ – greenturtle3141 Jun 4 at 1:21
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe if both columns had the same words. It is deja vu after all. $\endgroup$ – Jay Jun 4 at 2:26
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The property these words have is that

you can double them and anagram to form a new word: TARTAR, BILABIAL, PALPAL, TATTLETALE, TEAMMATE, NOON, REAPPEAR, APPEASES, REDDER, MURMUR, SENESCENCE, HOTSHOTS, SIGNINGS, INTESTINES.

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  • $\begingroup$ I started Ghost Trick after looking at your profile, and now it's like I am playing a game controlling a real person. Sheesh... $\endgroup$ – George Menoutis Jun 4 at 16:14
  • $\begingroup$ Can you share the journey on how you found the property? It seems hard. $\endgroup$ – justhalf Jun 4 at 20:55
  • $\begingroup$ @justhalf The puzzle itself is a pretty big clue. Also, many of these are reasonably well known; it wouldn't surprise me in the least if Deusovi recognized the answer just from the last two on the list. Add SCENE and it's nearly a sure thing. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jun 5 at 0:07
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    $\begingroup$ Yeah, the puzzle presentation itself was the main hint. Once I saw the last word, I immediately saw the anagram (since it's really not much of a change from just doubling it), and at that point the other words were just verification. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Jun 5 at 3:39

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