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:
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 ...
-3: MINUS ONE MINUS ONE MINUS ONE
-2: MINUS ONE MINUS ONE
-1: MINUS ONE
0: ONE MINUS 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.
You could count upwards from 1, because none of the numbers less than a billion contains the letter "b".
However, this might be repeating words if "101" is considered to contain "one". (The version I've seen before is "Provide 100 words that don't contain the letter 'a'.")
If you happen to have the system memorized, you can use polygon names instead.
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:
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 ...
The question was:
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!
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 ...
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.
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: