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Chain Letters 4

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

 

Puzzle ID:#49942
Fun:*** (2.38)
Difficulty:*** (2.75)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



The following two 4x4 grids each contain a 12-letter word. Each word is formed by a chain of letters. A word can begin with any of the letters. The second letter of a word is adjacent (either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally) to the first letter, the third letter is adjacent to the second, and so on. No letter can be used more than once. Four letters in each grid will be unused.

EIOM
RHPI
KOHY
CIGL

FRDY
CAIH
ATOI
RBER



Answer

The words are HIEROGLYPHIC and CARBOHYDRATE.
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Comments

Zag24Aus**
Sep 13, 2013

Nice! It's funny how obvious it seems once you know it, but I only got the second one.

I think it might be easier if you space out the letters. i.e.

Instead of
FRDY
CAIH
ATOI
RBER

F R D Y
C A I H
A T O I
R B E R
jijigogirlt
Sep 17, 2013

That was quite tricky! But it gives your brain a good workout, hehe. I've never seen a puzzle like this before, and I'd really like to get good at them!



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