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Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.
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No. 51
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 52
Do you know ‘knock over and scatter’ (7 letters), and ‘a measure of length equal to 45 inches’ (3 letters)?
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No. 53
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with CHIP and finish with PUTT.
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No. 54
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.
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No. 55
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 56
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with TOWN and finish with CITY.
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No. 57
Do you know ‘conclusive evidence’ (5 letters), and ‘perceptive realisation’ (6 letters)?
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No. 58
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 59
See if you can guess these words letter-by-letter.
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No. 60
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Find one common letter that will turn three words into three new ones.
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Polyword ‘Batter’
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 ‘stout’ (6 letters), and ‘gloat’ (4 letters)?
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with PIG and finish with STY.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.