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Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#50066
Fun:*** (2.53)
Difficulty:*** (2.28)
Category:Language
Submitted By:eighsseAus******

 

 

 



In this teaser, you will be given rows, each with three clues. The answer to the second clue of any row will consist of the letters -- usually rearranged -- of the answer to the first clue in that row, minus one letter. The answer to the third clue, likewise, will consist of the letters from the second answer, minus one. If you put each dropped letter into the box following the word from which it was dropped, reading down the two columns of boxes will give a phrase, or two terms that are somehow related.

1. Fastball [_] 2. Trio's quantity [_] 3. At this place
4. Great surprise [_] 5. Dissatisfaction [_] 6. Back, as of a ship
7. Attack a city [_] 8. Car's traction source [_] 9. Collection of webpages
10. Parts gold per 24 [_] 11. Absolute [_] 12. Euphemistic interjection
13. Insignificant thing [_] 14. Cut from the bone [_] 15. Raise
16. Away, as from a path [_] 17. Cafeteria and ash [_] 18. Celestial body




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