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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
13155 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
5823 plays
3 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
4077 plays
4 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
4917 plays
5 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
4386 plays
6 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
8778 plays
7 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
4485 plays
8 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
3681 plays
9 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
8355 plays
10 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
4581 plays
11 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
4827 plays
12 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
8226 plays
13 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
8157 plays
14 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
3528 plays
15 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
4212 plays
16 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
17 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
4536 plays
18 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
9840 plays
19 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
2967 plays
20 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
5142 plays
21 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
4266 plays
22 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
4986 plays
23 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
5223 plays
24 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
6042 plays
25 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
3216 plays
26 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
22419 plays
27 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
2406 plays
28 Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easy
10 Q
musicmonkeyman
Nov 19 04
12396 plays
29 Step Down, Step Up - 15
There are 14 steps between two musicals. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letters, then make steps up again.
Average
15 Q
minch
Oct 09 07
3144 plays
30 Change a Letter
All the answers of this quiz are 7 letter words. At every step, you need to change a letter and scramble in order to get a new word. You can start from any question, as clue number 1 isn't totally helpful.
Tough
15 Q
Kabdanis
Apr 19 07
4626 plays
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