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Think of two well-known seamen, both four letters. The first two letters of one name are the last two letters of the second. The other two letters in each name appear consecutively in the alphabet. Who are they?
Think of a name-brand toy for kids, in 5 letters. Remove a letter and anagram what remains to get a part of the body that is often injured by this toy. What toy and body part are these?
A game mash-up, starring the Spelling Bee.
Think of a Fortune 100 company. When spoken aloud, this company's name contains the species of animal (in two syllables) that serves as the company's mascot. What's the company?
A Midjourney-assisted glimpse at this year's Met Gala.
Take the full name of a famous American jazz musician. Change one letter in his first name, and you’ll end up with two words that describe people you’d find in a kitchen.
Think of a musician who still performs but was most popular in the 1980s. One of his biggest hits describes a specific setting. The first 3 letters of the musician's last name are also something conventionally said (by two different people) in this setting. What's the song and who’s the musician?
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is eating everything again.
Think of a place where you might find outlets. Turn the first letter 180° and you’ll end up with a word for another place where you might find an entirely different kind of outlet. What words are these?
A collection of sketches from my travels around the world.
Think of a hyphenated word for a kind of book that contains salacious details. Remove four of the same letter from that word, and what remains will be a word for the kind of content you'd find in such a book. What are the words?
A new Hanukkah tradition.
Think of an animal in 6 letters, and two things you might feed that animal. Say those three words together aloud, in that order, to get the full name of a famous literary character. What character is it?
Think of two six-letter words that each start and end with a T. Swap the two syllables of one of them, and phonetically, you’ll get a synonym of the other. What are the two words?
It's Halloween, and these are the only costumes left at the store.