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Puzzle ID:#27400
Fun:*** (2.96)
Difficulty:*** (2.71)
Category:Language
Submitted By:Dave*en*****!
Corrected By:boodler

 

 

 



Each of the following sentences has three missing words. The first missing word of each sentence is 6 letters long, the second missing word is 5 letters long, and the third missing word is 4 letters long. All the 6 letter words are anagrams of each other, as are all the 5 letter words, and all the 4 letter words. Can you fill in the blanks?

1) Nobody would ______ to the old pirate any more, because his _____ were far too ____.

2) The fans were ______ as the opposition managed to _____ the game from the home ____.

3) When he decided to ______, he did not expect _____ bread with his ____ every meal.

4) On many of the lake's ______ in the Spring, _____ will be out looking for a ____.


Answer

1) Nobody would LISTEN to the old pirate any more, because his TALES were far too TAME.

2) The fans were SILENT as the opposition managed to STEAL the game from the home TEAM.

3) When he decided to ENLIST, he did not expect STALE bread with his MEAT every meal.

4) On many of the lake's INLETS in the Spring, TEALS will be out looking for a MATE.

6 Letters: LISTEN, SILENT, ENLIST, INLETS.

5 Letters: TALES, STEAL, STALE, TEALS.

4 Letters: TAME, TEAM, MEAT, MATE.

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