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Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with SPIT and finish with FIRE.
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No. 1
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with STAR and finish with DUST.
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No. 2
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with CHIP and finish with PUTT.
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No. 3
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with TOWN and finish with CITY.
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No. 4
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with NAIL and finish with SHOE.
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No. 5
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with GOAT and finish with HERD.
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No. 6
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with ASH and finish with OAK.
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No. 7
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with TALL and finish with SHIP.
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No. 8
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with LONG and finish with JUMP.
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No. 9
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with SEED and finish with GROW.
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Polyword ‘Otter’
Make as many words as you can with the letters below. All your words must be at least four letters long, and must also include the highlighted letter. What’s the nine-letter word?

SEE how many words you can make using the letters below. All your words must be at least 4 letters long, and must include the letter (change).

We found commonly used words, plus one 9-letter word. Can you do better?

Use each letter only once. But if there are e.g. two As, you can used them both.

Don’t count proper nouns such as April, Zeus, or Newcastle (pretty much anything that has to be spelled with a capital letter at the start), or acronyms like HMRC.

Don’t just add -S for plurals or third person singular verbs, e.g. CAT → CATS or SPEAK → SPEAKS.

More Word Games
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
Do you know ‘raised stitching on a cricket ball’ (4 letters), and ‘a 1901 Kipling novel’ (3 letters)?
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with STAR and finish with DUST.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.