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Word Snakes
 
Created by Stevie B

In this puzzle, the host posts a list of crossword type clues (cryptic or general, a maximum of 10) where the solutions will create a "snake" of overlapping letters when placed in the correct order -- the last two (or more) letters of one word start the next word. The first player to complete the solution (if the snake is assembled but only lacks one word, simply guessing that word, with or without posting the completed snake, constitutes solving) wins the next turn.
Hosts, please number your clues. Players, please indicate what clue you’re guessing at.

Example:
1. what heaven can do
2. a tricky one is red
3. metalworker's implement
4. theater worker
5. capital city
6. wilderness

Solution: BUsHerrIngOttaWait
(the individual words are: wait, herring, ingot, usher, ottawa, bush)

As you notice, the H was used three words in a row. This is fine. It isn't ok to use a letter from two words back if it wasn’t used in the last word. For example, Motherefore - where the words are Mother, Here, Therefore - is an invalid snake.

All the usual P&S guidelines apply. These Tips and Resources can help you to create a new puzzle. If you have questions regarding hosting and posting, check out the FAQ. Have fun!

Current Snake



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Martha Dumas - 03:07pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#109 of 7064)
Since the left side of the brain controls the right side of the body (and vice versa), we now know that only left-handed people are truly in their right minds.

1. Nervous? Jittery?
2. Woods? Irons? Clubs? Caddy? Tees?
9. Tests?


Atanua- 8^) - 03:37pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#110 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

Ack, Simon, I know I promised some guesses, but I'm terrible at cryptics!!

But knowing you, I do suspect an E, S and T rule ...

1 stress?


dianawolf - 03:46pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#111 of 7064)
Procrastination is a virus

8. Loveseat?


Joy Gold - 04:36pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#112 of 7064)

1. testy? tested?
7. testes?


Eeva - 10:17pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#113 of 7064)

3 Estes?


Kermit Fog - 10:40pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#114 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

1. Nervous? Jittery? True, but not what I'm looking for ;o)
2. Woods? Irons? Clubs? Caddy? Tees? TEES!
9. Tests? Yep!

Ack, Simon, I know I promised some guesses, but I'm terrible at cryptics!!

But knowing you, I do suspect an E, S and T rule ... hehehe How clever of you to pick up on that ;o)

1 stress? Good guess, but no...

8. Loveseat? Nopers

1. testy? tested? Ah, right idea, but wrong words!
7. testes? Correct!

3 Estes? That's the guy :o)


1. High schoolers on SAT day, maybe?
2. TEES
3. ESTES
4. ESSES
5. TSETSE
6. The Brady Bunch onstage, for example
7. TESTES
8. A cozy sofa
9. TESTS


Eeva - 11:02pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#115 of 7064)

8 settee?


Kermit Fog - 11:22pm Feb 16, 2004 PST(#116 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

8 settee? Right-o!


Lucky Scout - 01:34am Feb 17, 2004 PST(#117 of 7064)

1 stressed?


Kermit Fog - 02:41am Feb 17, 2004 PST(#118 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

1 stressed? Nopers... the answer here is a form of the word "test"



1. High schoolers on SAT day, maybe?
2. TEES
3. ESTES
4. ESSES
5. TSETSE
6. The Brady Bunch onstage, for example
7. TESTES
8. SETTEE
9. TESTS


Eeva - 02:44am Feb 17, 2004 PST(#119 of 7064)

6 set?


Atanua- 8^) - 02:55am Feb 17, 2004 PST(#120 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

I'll leave the clues for someone else and start puzzling **lol**

settee - tees = settees?
tees - estes = teestes?
tees - esses = teesses?
tsetse - settee = tsetsettee?
testes - estes = testestes?
testes - esses = testesses?
testes - tests = testests?


Nemesis - 03:04am Feb 17, 2004 PST(#121 of 7064)
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger

1- testees?


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