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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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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?


Kermit Fog - 02:52pm Feb 17, 2004 PST(#122 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

6 set? Good guess, but we're looking for a longer word.

I'll leave the clues for someone else and start puzzling **lol** Hehe good for you, it usually takes a while for this part to get started...

settee - tees = settees? Yes
tees - estes = teestes? No
tees - esses = teesses? Yes
tsetse - settee = tsetsettee? Yes
testes - estes = testestes? No
testes - esses = testesses? No
testes - tests = testests? Yes

Good job!

1- testees? Correct! :o)



1. TESTEES
3. ESTES
6. The Brady Bunch onstage, for example

TSETSETTEESSES
TESTESTS


dianawolf - 05:53pm Feb 17, 2004 PST(#123 of 7064)
Procrastination is a virus

6. Sets?


Kermit Fog - 06:09pm Feb 17, 2004 PST(#124 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

6. Sets? Not this either... Think about how many Bradys there were...


dianawolf - 08:46pm Feb 17, 2004 PST(#125 of 7064)
Procrastination is a virus

Sextet?


dianawolf - 08:49pm Feb 17, 2004 PST(#126 of 7064)
Procrastination is a virus

(Just in case the other didn't get posted for spelling! [Se*tet?] = Sestet? (I know - doesn't make sense)


Atanua- 8^) - 12:11am Feb 18, 2004 PST(#127 of 7064)
Short and unpronouncable ... and proud of it!!!

TSETSETTEESSES - ESTES = TSETSETTEESSESTES?

ESTES - TESTESTS = ESTESTESTS?

ESTES - TESTEES = ESTESTEES?


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