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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:#46597
Fun:*** (3.06)
Difficulty:** (2.05)
Submitted By:dalfamnestAnz******




Starting with a one-letter word, add a letter and rearrange the letters to produce the next word. A clue is given for each.

Maybe your car can do 0 to 60 in 10 seconds, but can you do 0 to 10 in 60 seconds? Get out the stopwatch! This one is a little easier than the previous ones ...

The hint gives the starting letters of the even numbered words.

1. Roman one
2. Ratio of 'circumference : diameter' for circles
3. Edible homonym of #2
4. Long poem or film about heroic deeds
5. 'There's a _____ on his head' (a reward)
6. Give the main points of a story
7. Contents of Cordon Bleu book
8. Money taken in from sales
9. Likely to cause the most unpleasant sensations of fear
10. Particular, belonging separately to each

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May 29, 2011

Sure I've never been first!

I got 1--5 plus 7 on my own, 6 & 8 with the hints; couldn't get 9 or 10 at all. Thanks!
May 29, 2011

You're right that this one's easier than previous teasers, which made it very enjoyable for me as opposed to just frustrating. These aren't my forte, but I had a good time with this one. Thanks.
May 29, 2011

Very enjoyable and also very easy.
May 29, 2011

I love these but didn't do very well; started out ok but used "piece" instead of "price" [on his head]. Got "recipes" but it was pretty sloppy after that.

Thanks anyway!!
May 29, 2011

and, Doehead - nice comment!

I see you're traveling incognito!
May 29, 2011

Not too difficult. Fun.
May 29, 2011

Got 'em all, but didn't find this puzzle particularly easy after RECEIPTS (kept wanting to make the next word SCARIEST, though it had the same number of letters as RECEIPTS), and certainly not after CREEPIEST. Kudos to all who thought this was an absolute piece of cake.
May 29, 2011

Nicely done! Things got messy when I got stuck on "Precis," quickly solved "Recipes", and then spent the next 10 minutes trying to figure out how one gets from "Price" to "Recipes." I just found a new word to add to my vocabulary lessons!
May 29, 2014

Creative and exciting teaser.

I didn't do too well on it, but I enjoyed it and gave it top ranks for FUN !!!

I liked, especially, the visual "symmetry" of the puzzle as it formed. VERY artsy.

May 29, 2014

Another puzzle:

What do the following acronyms stand for?




PM me if you know one or, else, list it here in comments.

(and it's NOT an intrusion on this fine teaser ... in fact it's quite relevant)

May 29, 2014

Interesting teaser. I didn't get them all. Better luck tomorrow.
May 29, 2014

Love this teaser. Did better this time than 3 years ago!
May 29, 2014

7/10 Got a headache on 6, 9, & 10. Gave up and peeked at the clues, still no help.
May 29, 2014

A little better than 3 yrs. ago: got 1-5, used 7 to get 6, got 8, still not 9 or 10.
May 29, 2017

Note to Lukasiwicz. As you said to me yesterday, it is a matter of taste. I do agree with you today though, as I did not find it that easy either, but then I am a lot older than you and have more difficulty on this type of teaser. Most of the time I do pretty well for a 94 year old lady. Thanks for visiting with me. I enjoy it.
May 29, 2017

Babe- 94 is only a number, it's all in how you feel. You are an amazing person.
May 29, 2017

Babe, I'd say you're doing well for a person even a third your age. When, in another 12 years -- I should live so long -- I reach the age you have already reached, I will deem myself a very lucky fellow if my cognitive skills have held up half as well as yours appear to have done.
May 29, 2017

Fun and enjoyable teaser; found the longer words more difficult and only got 6/10. Never heard of "precis".
May 30, 2017

I'm another one that got stuck on Precis - not a word I've seen before. Oh well!

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