The worldwide epidemic of COVID-19 has led to many governments imposing rules and guidelines to STAY SAFE.

This is not the forum to re-publish those guidelines, but to offer 2 quizzes :

 

1. What are the five letter words you can make with STAY and a blank ?

2. What are the five letter words you can make with SAFE and a blank ?

 

There are 53 answers between the 2 quizzes. Well done if you got more than 30. Excellent if you got more than 40!

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STAY +

A - SATAY

B - BAYTS

E - YATES, YEAST

G - STAGY

H - HASTY

K - KYATS

L - SALTY, SLATY

M - MASTY, MAYST

N - ANTSY, NASTY, TANSY

P - PASTY, PATSY, PYATS

R - ARTSY, SATYR, STRAY, TRAYS

S - SAYST, STAYS

T - TASTY

V - VASTY

W - TWAYS

 

SAFE +

C - CAFES, FACES

D - FADES, SAFED

E - FEASE

H - SHEAF

K - FAKES

L - ALEFS, FALSE, FEALS, FLEAS, LEAFS

M - FAMES

N - FANES

R - FARES, FARSE, FEARS, SAFER

S - SAFES

T - FATES, FEAST, FEATS, FESTA, FETAS

V - FAVES

X - FAXES

Z - FAZES

 

As storms CIARA blows in, why not attempt this quiz :

 

What 2, 3, 4 and 5 letter words can you make from CIARA ?

 

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Two letters : AA, AI, AR

Three letters :  AIA, AIR, ARC, CAA, CAR, RAI, RIA

Four letter words : ACAI, ARIA, CRIA, RACA, RAIA

Five letter words : ACARI

 

A good average number is  8-10

Well done if you found 12-15.

Excellent if you found all 16! 

 

Here are the answers to the 26 anagrams :

 

MOG?KID - N - kingdom

RUC?CII -  T - circuit

LES?AAA - Z - azaleas

JEM?STY - A - majesty

OOV?CAA - D - avocado

COP?ABE - L - placebo

LIC?SOW - P - cowslip

JOB?KUE - X - jukebox

AAD?GHN - B - handbag

ARC?LIZ - Y - crazily

HAL?RAN - W - narwhal

TRY?YEM - S - mystery

AAC?DKW - J - jackdaw

MUST?SH - I - isthmus

SOLD?XI - F - sixfold

EEL?LOG - C - college

EEE?ACU - V - evacuee

EX?IONU - Q - equinox

IF?ACUS - H - fuchsia

AAJ?RSU - G - jaguars

WET?BEN - E - between

HAY?CAW - R - archway

TNY?BLL - U - bluntly

GLN?RWY - O - wrongly

KIP?PUN - M - pumpkin

NNN?UWO - K - unknown

 

Well done if you attempted the 3 letter word chain puzzle. It  was harder than it looked. I had two replies one of 34 letters - well done Maire, and another of 74 from Wanda. Here is her solution

 

 

I managed a longer list with only 4 unused letters and 2 unused blanks. 

 

Even if you didn't have a go at the puzzle, do study the pictures above..you may learn some new 3 letter words.

 

Happy New Year !

 

 

 

A quick quiz to start the year 2020… what 3-5 words can you make from TWENTY ?

 

 

 

There are 26 words in total – well done if you find 12-14, excellent if you find TWENTY or more!

 

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EWT

 

NET,   NETT,  NETTY,  NEW,   NEWT,   NYE

TEN, TENT, TENTY, TET,  TEW, TYE, TYNE, TYTE

 

WEN, WENT, WET, WEY, WYE, WYN, WYTE

 

YEN,   YET,  YETT,   YEW