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The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four words that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four commonalities have, themselves, something in common.

ART, BAND, BEE, BLOUSE, BRIDGE, CHANGE, COAT, COPING, HACK, LEG, LION, LOCH, PINAFORE, SWEATER, TABLE, WOOD

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I think the four partitions are:

One:

BLOUSE, COAT, PINAFORE, SWEATER -> CLOTHES

Two:

BAND, COPING, HACK, TABLE -> _ SAW

Three:

BEE, CHANGE, LION, LOCH -> SEA _

Four:

ART, BRIDGE, LEG, WOOD -> _WORK

The commonality between the categories is:

CLOTHES, SAW, SEA, WORK -> _ HORSE

The title:

Pie and Buttermilk were horse film stars in the mid 20th century.

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    $\begingroup$ Not exactly what I had in mind (and I think intended solution works better. Specifically, rot13(gerfgyr neg) doesn't seem to be a thing). But close. In particular, your final answer is correct — but what does it have to do with the puzzle title? $\endgroup$ – msh210 Jun 14 '20 at 3:55
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    $\begingroup$ @msh210 We must have had similar ideas: puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/98588/… $\endgroup$ – hexomino Jun 14 '20 at 10:38
  • $\begingroup$ Got it...will try to refine. Neat puzzle! $\endgroup$ – Jeremy Dover Jun 14 '20 at 11:59
  • $\begingroup$ @hexomino I'd even seen that (though since forgotten it). Sorry. $\endgroup$ – msh210 Jun 14 '20 at 12:32
  • $\begingroup$ @msh210 No need to apologise, I just thought it interesting that we aimed for the same connection. $\endgroup$ – hexomino Jun 14 '20 at 12:33

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