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folder Anagrams (124) folder Analogies (18)
folder Back Words and Palindromes (23) folder Before and After (120)
category Bible Word Play category Celebrities Wordplay
folder Christmas Word Play (25) folder Cryptics (135)
folder Cryptograms (14) folder Drop a Letter (639, 1 new)
folder Entertainment Wordplay folder Hidden Words (176, 1 new)
folder In Other Words (56) folder Letter Quizzes (225)
folder Missing Letters (85) folder Mixed Word Puzzles (59, 1 new)
category Movies Wordplay category Music Wordplay
folder Number Phrases (16) folder Rebuses (159)
folder Rhymes (90) folder Scrambles (123)
folder Something in Common (288, 1 new) folder Spoonerisms (8)
category TV Wordplay folder Unique Quizzes (73)
folder Words in Common (231)
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Words Without Words [1]

Noting the simplicity and overabundance of 'Words Within Words' quizzes on the site, I decided I'd need to find a way to one-up the concept. This quiz asks you to create a word *without* using the letters provided. Good luck!
10 Q
Mar 13 11
2385 plays
Words Without Words [2]

Remember playing all of those 'Words Within Words' quizzes? Well, they won't help you here. I give you a word and you get to guess what word(s) you need to make without it. Way to break the mold, eh? Good luck!
10 Q
Mar 29 13
738 plays
It Takes Two To Tango

It certainly does and here's the proof: take a shade of brown and a command to proceed (tan + go), join the two together and you have tango. Now use the same method to identify ten more dances that also require two.
10 Q
Feb 23 12
1548 plays

Capitonyms are words that, when capitalized, mean something completely different, and are even pronounced differently. Example in the first question.
10 Q
Aug 14 10
1299 plays
Left Behind

Given a word, find a smaller word within it; remove that word, leaving behind another word. You may have to rearrange letters to get the word you remove, but no more anagramming will be needed for word left behind. See example in Question 1.
10 Q
Apr 04 15
477 plays
Give and Take 3

This is a little different than my other "Give and Take" quizzes. Here, you take (drop) or give (add) a letter as instructed in each question. Have fun!
10 Q
Sep 16 15
390 plays
Falling Trees by Tim Burr

Some people have names which sound suspiciously similar to actual words. This concept has been used for wordplay for years, and certainly isn't a new idea. Can you match these name puns with the types of books they could write?
10 Q
Apr 23 15
534 plays
Divide The Word...And Conquer!

I'll give a brief description of a situation, and a hint to a 'clue' word that, when divided into two separate words, will relate to that situation. The 'clue' word will be the answer. Have fun!
10 Q
Aug 15 10
534 plays
Black Magic

Let's play with the word "black" and with some magic turn it in to the opposite colour.
10 Q
May 28 11
3141 plays
Just Add A Bird

Each clue needs the name of a bird to become a complete word. The bird name may come either before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add A Bird" to make the completed word, and the completed word will be the answer.
10 Q
Jan 16 08
1308 plays
Equivocal Words

Answers to this quiz are single words spelled the same, but with different pronunciations and meanings. I'll give you clues for each word. For example: Low voiced fish would be Bass. (Pronounced Bass and Base).
10 Q
Apr 02 09
906 plays
Just "Plant A Tree"

Each entry needs a type of tree to become a complete word. It may come either before or after the entry. The answer will be the word completed by the tree name and I will give clues for each completed word.
10 Q
Jan 15 08
1359 plays
Well Bless Your Heart!

Like "Bless your Heart," Southerners love their Southernisms which I'm obliged to interpret into more "formal" terms. Take a gander and decipher these common colloquialisms from south of the Mason Dixon Line.
10 Q
Dec 01 13
375 plays
Mini Word Ladders

Welcome to my mini quiz! It's a 'mini quiz' because it has two separate word 'ladders'.Some answers are anagrammed, some are not. I hope you enjoy it!
10 Q
Dec 24 10
1152 plays
Just Add An Animal

Each clue needs a specific type of animal to become a completed word. The animal may come before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add AN Animal". The completed word will be your answer.
10 Q
Jan 17 08
2013 plays
Hidden Nicknames

Each word needs a masculine nickname to be completed. I will give you the incomplete word and a clue. The nickname can come either before or after the clue.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Aug 15 08
1386 plays
Re: Another Word Play Wiles

This quiz is about making longer words by adding Re to another word. For example Re + a form of public transport = another type of puzzle Re + bus = Rebus
15 Q
Nov 25 11
867 plays
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