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Consecutive Double Letters 2

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

 

Puzzle ID:#45783
Fun:**** (3.16)
Difficulty:*** (2.6)
Category:Language
Submitted By:lifeisgood812*us*****
Corrected By:lifeisgood812

 

 

 



Feed, good, and kiss are 3 examples of words with double letters. Use the clues and fill in the blanks to find words with consecutive double letters. Remember, these words have 2 sets of double letters in a row!

1. A woodwind instrument that dates back to the mid 16th century.
B _ _ _ _ _ N

2. A sweet treat that is sometimes made with nuts or raisins.
T _ _ _ _ E

3. A term that can be used to describe boats and ships.
K _ _ _ _ _ _ S

4. A character in a courtroom.
A _ _ _ _ _ _ E

---Experts Only!---
5. A Belgian language.
W _ _ _ _ _ N

---Just For Fun!---
6. This word has 3 consecutive double letters!
B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ R


Hint

1. B A _ _ _ _ N
2. T O _ _ _ E
3. K _ _ _ _ _ S S
4. A P _ _ _ _ _ E

---Experts Only!---
5. W A _ _ _ _ N

---Just For Fun!---
6. B O _ _ _ _ _ _ E R

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Comments

acornaliceAau*
Nov 22, 2009

I LOVED THIS TEASER!

Hee hee
acornaliceAau*
Nov 22, 2009

I loved thie teasrer, so much fun

Hee hee
crazy10manAus**
Dec 21, 2009

Wow. That was very well done. I especially liked the thoroughness of your answers.

(insert applause here)
quesadillaman12Aus*
Dec 21, 2009

Wait... aPPaLLEE has 3 double letters.
emu77alu02us*
Dec 21, 2009

Good one!
Sartre
Dec 21, 2009

Clever. I got them all but #4. I've never heard of an apeallee before.
Sartre
Dec 21, 2009

err, appellee
auntiesisAus*
Dec 21, 2009

I knew a few, missed a few. Very good teaser.
martinb216Aie*
Dec 21, 2009

very enjoyable teaser
patiencewithaP*us*
Dec 21, 2009

Fun! Very well written!
UptheHillA*
Dec 21, 2009

bradon182001*us*
Dec 25, 2009

Excellent. Thanks for posting.
Babe*
Dec 21, 2012

I never heard of 3 or 4, but got the rerst! It was okay!
chessgeniusA*
Dec 21, 2012

thanks for the teaser buddy.loved it.....
gaylewolfAus*
Dec 21, 2012

Great teaser - difficult for me but fun! Thanks for posting!
jaycr*us*
Dec 21, 2012

The last teaser of the day ever.
Maggiethe8th*us*
Dec 21, 2012

fun and interesting! thanks for the effort you took to make it seem less difficult but more challenging
Bugger*
Dec 21, 2012

Another solution for the triple is Ballooneer, one who flies hot air balloons.
iggy39Aus*
Dec 21, 2012

Great going to those who caught the appellee (sp) thought it was hard I'm
not good at these but I did get some of them. Last teaser ever haha Merry Christmas everyone. as santa would do.
Quocalimar*
Jan 04, 2013

Wow, absolutely excelent. i love that i learned a good bit from this one too.
Babe*
Dec 21, 2015

Difficult for me also. I have only heard of one of them and that is Bassoon. The rest are all foreign to me.
Sorry!!
Historian*
Dec 21, 2015

I remembered bookkeeper as I read a while back that there is one other word that has 4 consecutive double letters: boobbookkeeper...meaning an idiot bookkeeper.
raisin99*
Dec 21, 2015

nice teaser
catmomAus*
Dec 21, 2015

Missed #4 & #5 Almost didn't get #6 but at the last minute FUN!

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