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These are puzzles in which each answer is derived from another answer that has one letter dropped from it.
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1 Drop A Letter Cascade 11
Start with a six letter word and I'll give you a clue to its meaning. The second word will be one letter less and will need to be unscrambled. Good Luck!
Average
10 Q
Soozy_woozy
Jun 03 07
13071 plays
2 Drop A Letter Cascade 18
Start with a 7 letter word and I'll give you a clue to its meaning. The next word will be one letter less and may need unscrambling. Good Luck!
Average
10 Q
soozy_woozy
Aug 14 07
5790 plays
3 Turning Chocolate Into Wine
Follow the fortunes of my friend Freddo and his efforts to lose weight while you're turning chocolate into wine.
Average
15 Q
pollucci19
Jul 11 14
84 plays
4 The Ups and Downs of Work
Start with a six-letter word (a profession). The next word will be one letter less and may need to be unscrambled. After you get down to one letter, I'll begin to add letters to make a new word. Have fun!
Easy
10 Q
reedy
Jul 06 14
366 plays
5 A Word Is A Word Is A Word
The first word has twelve letters. To continue drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Repeat eight more times to finish with a word of only three letters.
Average
10 Q
cowboybluedog
Jun 24 14
393 plays
6 Step Down, Step Up - 18
There are 13 steps between two musical instruments. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Nov 30 07
4044 plays
7 Word Melt 7
Lucky number 7 - let's hope so. Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Easy
15 Q
eburge
Oct 25 09
4863 plays
8 Step Down, Step Up - 5
There are 13 steps between two European capitals (both start with B). Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Jun 08 07
4374 plays
9 Letter Landslide 4
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name. Enjoy!
Easy
10 Q
zh1322
Aug 14 07
8715 plays
10 Step Down, Step Up - 8
There are 14 steps between two bones of the human body. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Jul 06 07
4434 plays
11 Letter Landslide 2
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name.
Easy
10 Q
zh1322
Jul 28 07
8295 plays
12 Step Down, Step Up - 20
There are 14 steps between the names of two fishes. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Jan 12 08
3645 plays
13 Telescope Words - I
This quiz could also be called 3 in 1, as the answer is a word containing two other words. Most answer words have 5 letters (#8 has 6). The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter.
Average
10 Q
minch
Dec 04 04
4572 plays
14 Word Melt 2
Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related in some way. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Average
15 Q
eburge
Aug 02 09
4788 plays
15 Letter Landslide
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name.
Easy
10 Q
zh1322
Apr 07 07
8160 plays
16 Step Down, Step Up - 3
There are 15 steps from one Shakespearean heroine to another. Start with a eight letter word, drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Apr 29 07
4143 plays
17 Drop a Letter Ladder 13
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Tough
10 Q
eburge
Dec 02 06
3516 plays
18 Letter Landslide 3
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name. Enjoy!
Easy
10 Q
zh1322
Aug 04 07
8076 plays
19 Telescope Words - VI
Each answer is one word containing two other words. The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter.
Average
10 Q
minch
Mar 17 05
4746 plays
20 Step Down, Step Up - 4
There are 14 steps between two west coast cities! Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
May 25 07
4509 plays
21 Up and Down the Word Ladder: Part 2
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word is a rearrangement of the letters in the previous word plus one new letter. From the half-way point the answers are reduced by one letter.
Easy
10 Q
musicmonkeyman
May 15 06
9801 plays
22 Word Melt 10 - The Final Melt
This is it. The final Word Melt. I'm going all out here with a 25 question quiz - a melting extravaganza! Usual rules apply: change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. Good luck!
Easy
25 Q
eburge
Nov 21 09
2919 plays
23 Drop a Letter Ladder 12
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average
10 Q
eburge
Nov 29 06
5124 plays
24 Step Down, Step Up - 2
Start with the name of one of Shakespeare's tragic characters and end with another. Drop a letter, rearrange the letters left to get the next answer. From #7 on add a letter.
Average
10 Q
minch
Apr 25 07
4251 plays
25 Telescope Words - II
This quiz could also be called 3 in 1, as the answer is a word containing two other words. The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter. Example: Beverage - place to skate - pen's need = drink
Average
10 Q
minch
Dec 10 04
4977 plays
26 Step Down, Step Up - 1
Start with a six letter word, drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to two letters, then make steps up again.
Average
10 Q
minch
Apr 13 07
5184 plays
27 Drop a Letter Ladder 11
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average
10 Q
eburge
Nov 24 06
6000 plays
28 Word Melt 3
Many of you enjoyed my last quiz, so I give to you: Word Melt 3! Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Average
15 Q
eburge
Aug 07 09
2334 plays
29 Step Down, Step Up - 11
There are 14 steps between two name of makers of sports cars. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Aug 06 07
3201 plays
30 Drop a Letter
Start with a five-letter word. It's defined in the first clue. The second clue will be a four-letter word formed by dropping one letter from the 5-letter word with no anagramming. (Directions continued in first question)
Easy
15 Q
crisw
Apr 10 01
22341 plays
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