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The answer is: Add a "C", I am what has been, Add a "G", I might be a queen, Add a "P", I'll turn away from sin Add an "L" and I may just give in.


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Second word My Tenth is in Ride and also in Row My Eleventh is also my three My Twelth is in Down but not in Grown My Thirteenth is in Dinner and also in Deed My Last Two are two different letters in Lee So the second word is: First word My First is in Apple but not in Lear My Second is in Fiona and also in Flower My Third is in Integrate and also ...


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... -3: MINUS ONE MINUS ONE MINUS ONE -2: MINUS ONE MINUS ONE -1: MINUS ONE 0: ONE MINUS ONE 1: ONE 2: ONE MINUS MINUS ONE 3: ONE MINUS MINUS ONE MINUS MINUS ONE ... two letters fewer since we do not use PLUS any more.


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With much credit to the commenters, the answers are all Final Answer: Explanations:


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Just signed up to share some of the solutions (3 of them) I was able to come up with in 6 steps: OH MAN! After a lot of searching I was able to do it in 5 steps (5 solutions): I confirmed the words on Anagrammer. EDIT: although all words are accepted on Anagrammer, someone pointed out in the comments that two of the words used in the 6-step solutions ...


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I assume you start at two letters, as in your example. I'm using the circa 2013 Words With Friends dictionary. If you can only add to the right end of the word, 8-letter words are possible: ba bar barb barbe barbel barbell barbells ma max maxi maxim maxima maximal maximals pa pas past paste paster pastern pasterns re rep repo repos repose reposer ...


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The answer is


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The answer is: Steps: This quote is from:


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I think it's one of those rebus puzzles. :)


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The question was: Explanation: You wish you have it for your lovely home I will have some water and I am fine It happens only in the future you may say Now, it's not a word but the world was crazy about it!


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Full answer with lots of help: They took from me something near to my heart. I crossed the Atlantic, my short became long, but I was still essentially myself. I gave up heroin. I introduced my companions to my friend Syrah. Once accustomed to a life of comfort, I left all ease behind. I had no place to rest, but I was always of two minds—to meander ...


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I think I can do 7 letters: Which features the letter pairs:


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The question was: fill in a "b" - I might lose control anytime, so keep me on my toes. fill in an "m" - my brothers are all metalhead but me. fill in a "p" - my buddy has two big tusks and loves to carry me around all day long. fill in a "w" - This is usually where the presidents stay.


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Three steps/Four words:


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Setal teals steal least-stale slate-stela Tesla tales. 9 words "Bristly birds steal the least stale tales of Tesla that are written on a slate stela (stone slab)."


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Explanation: Extension: Other possibilities:


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Could it be with "d" with "n" with "t"


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I've found a possible word, though it seems... invalid 11 letters


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(4 words) monopoly polymath mathematically allying (8 words) sleepover overwork workshop shoplift liftoffs offside sideburn burnout (123 words) thigh highjack jackboot, bootstrap trapdoor doorstep stepbrother therein, reinterpret preterm termini minidrama ramada, madam adamant mantram tramp rampart, partake takeover overflow flowering ringside, sidestep ...


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The final answer is formed by the words I tried to reconstruct who came up with individual words first; which is kind of hard given the timelines and grace period edits. Apologies for any mistakes. But if you ask me (non-native speaker here): I found some remaining ones: MBSTR: CKKN: LFTH:


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From exchange to stack overflow: (45 words) exchange -> angelfish -> fishbone -> bonemeal -> mealtime -> timeline -> lineament -> mentalist -> listless -> lessons -> sonship -> shipside -> sidewalk -> walkyries -> riesling -> linguistic -> stickball -> ballgame -> gameplay -> playmate -> mateship -> shipyard -> yardland -> landlord -> lording -> dinging -> ...


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This puzzle’s title, Clink Clank Clunk, would refer to...


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How about This is a slightly unsatisfying answer (though I suspect it's the intended one) because


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11 words, 77 characters Anestri-resiant starnie retina's stearin stainer retains antsier, nastier retsina ratines. Which means: Having been resiant (residing) in anestri (a period of sexual rest), the stearin stainer (a pigment used to stain stearin, a certain triglyceride compound) of the retina of a starnie (a small star) retains retsina ratines (...


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I think I have finally locked myself in at 174 words: thigh, highjack, jackboot, bootstrap, trapdoor, doorstep, stepbrother, therein, reinterpret, preterm, termini, minidrama, ramada, madam, adamant, manta, antacid, acidifies, fiesta, establishment, mentalist, listen, stench, enchantment, menthols, holster, stereotype, typecast, castaways, wayside, sidearm,...


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I think the question was: Because ...


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This is the MU-Puzzle from one of my favourite books Gödel, Escher, Bach. The solution is here:


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The state before your last 3 guesses was: With the 5 possible words being: Your first guess was: Next guess was: But the answer was:


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Are the three words:


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