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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
12936 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
5652 plays
3 Drop a Letter Ladder 33
Starting with a long word, drop one letter and anagram if necessary to make a new word. Rinse and repeat to reach a short word at the end.
Average
10 Q
eburge
Apr 16 14
219 plays
4 Down
"Declination" means a bending or sloping downward. Can you drop a letter downwards from 10 letters to 1. Hint: the first word can be found within "Declination!" Good luck everyone.
Average
10 Q
coachpauly
Apr 14 14
129 plays
5 The Ups and Downs of Magical Words
Start with a six-letter word (a magical word). 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!
Not Rated
10 Q
reedy
Today!
0 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
3954 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
4689 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
4332 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
8550 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
4362 plays
11 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
4542 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
3573 plays
13 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
8187 plays
14 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
8013 plays
15 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
4668 plays
16 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
3501 plays
17 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
4098 plays
18 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
4710 plays
19 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
7917 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
4464 plays
21 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
2727 plays
22 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
9687 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
5079 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
4221 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
4962 plays
26 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
2187 plays
27 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
5115 plays
28 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
5943 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
3168 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
22176 plays
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