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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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Dramaticat - 07:14am Feb 2, 2004 PST(#13 of 7064)
"These little grey cells - it is up to them" - H. Poirot

3. City: San Francisco? Santander?


Eeva - 07:14am Feb 2, 2004 PST(#14 of 7064)

Neither of those, Drama.


Sunnybrook - 07:15am Feb 2, 2004 PST(#15 of 7064)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

Tennis for game?


Eeva - 07:16am Feb 2, 2004 PST(#16 of 7064)

Yup.


Kermit Fog - 05:14pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#17 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

MITTEN
NISSAN
city
colour
dog
TENNIS
instrument
peter
SANDAL

MITTENNISSANDAL ?

city - Dallas?
dog - Lassie?


Mongoose - 06:12pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#18 of 7064)
I've got an inferiority complex...but it's not a very good one.

City San Diego?
Color Gold?


Joy Gold - 07:43pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#19 of 7064)

color: violet? yellow? orange? sienna?


Eeva - 10:18pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#20 of 7064)

Good recap, Kermie. and the city is indeed DALLAS and the dog LASSIE.
Sorry, Mongoose, no hits this time...
Joy, SIENNA is the colour.


Sunnybrook - 10:24pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#21 of 7064)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

MITTEN
NISSAN
DALLAS
SIENNA
LASSIE
TENNIS
instrument
peter
SANDAL

MitTenNisSanDalLasSienna

I take it all the answers have double letters? It would make a basson look promissing for the instrument, if peter could link it.

city - Dallas? dog - Lassie?


Eeva - 10:45pm Feb 2, 2004 PST(#22 of 7064)

Good recap, Sunny. Double letters is not the thing, though, and bassoon is not it. 'Peter' is a bit obscure, and if it doesn't come pretty soon after the instrument is found I start giving hints for it.


Sunnybrook - 04:50am Feb 3, 2004 PST(#23 of 7064)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

Is peter a HERMIT? and the instrument a ZITHER?


Eeva - 06:38am Feb 3, 2004 PST(#24 of 7064)

HERMIT and ZITHER they are indeed. Since the snake is now obvious, turn is yours, Sunny:)


Sunnybrook - 12:21pm Feb 3, 2004 PST(#25 of 7064)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

1. Often used with shaker
2. Constant
3. Go-getter
4. A bird
5. Consume
6. A sweet
7. Multifaceted
8. A ballad, for example
9. A bean
10. Moral


Kermit Fog - 01:46pm Feb 3, 2004 PST(#26 of 7064)
"I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me." -- Kermit the Frog

1. Salt? Pepper? Quaker?
2. Continual? Non-stop? Recurring?
3. Worker? Busy bee? Fighter?
4. Canary? Swallow? Penguin? Kookaburra?
5. Eat? Devour? Nosh?
6. Chocolate? Licorice? Gumdrop?
7. Complex? Talented? Ambiguous?
8. Song? Poem? Serenade?
9. Pinto? Kidney? Garbonzo?
10. Upright? Pious? Ethical?


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