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Truncated Words #1

Each word below begins and ends with the same letter, but those first and last letters have been chopped off!

In just three minutes, how many can you figure out?

Type the entire word
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: February 9, 2017
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First submittedJanuary 12, 2017
Times taken14,696
Average score66.7%
Rating4.17
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Hint
Answer
_rypti_
Cryptic
_apki_
Napkin
_rom_
Aroma
_unc_
Hunch
_awfu_
Lawful
_omentu_
Momentum
_yran_
Tyrant
_arsni_
Parsnip
_luf_
Fluff
Hint
Answer
_ntranc_
Entrance
_ynopsi_
Synopsis
_emembe_
Remember
_noc_
Knock
_athtu_
Bathtub
_umm_
Yummy
_iscar_
Discard
_regan_
Oregano
_illo_
Willow
Hint
Answer
_oslin_
Gosling
_useu_
Museum
_rumpe_
Trumpet
_gend_
Agenda
_ibera_
Liberal
_athe_
Rather
_scap_
Escape
_aya_
Kayak
_ylo_
Nylon
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Level 85
Feb 8, 2017
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kulak
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Level 82
Feb 8, 2017
I second this
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Level 62
Feb 8, 2017
Thank you both for spotting this. I've submitted a change to a different clue that only has one answer.
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Level 77
Feb 9, 2017
Aw man...I was proud of myself for getting Gulag
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Level 77
Feb 8, 2017
13
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Level 85
Feb 9, 2017
billow/pillow/willow
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Level 62
Feb 9, 2017
Only one of those options "begins and ends with the same letter"
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Level 75
Apr 7, 2017
I somehow missed the part that they begin and end with the same letter. I don't feel quite so bad for missing five. Great quiz idea.
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Level 76
Feb 9, 2017
Oromo for aroma? A bit obscure, but Xerox is in the other one...
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Level 61
Apr 7, 2017
Excellent
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Level 83
Apr 7, 2022
Or better yet ExcellencE ;)
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Level 63
Apr 7, 2017
couldn't the 4th one be lunch?
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Level 74
Apr 7, 2017
It could, if only "l" and "h" were the same letter.
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Level 71
Apr 7, 2017
22/27. Reading the instructions and understanding that the words begin and end with the same letter: 0/1
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Level 65
Apr 7, 2017
Yowza, this is tough. Great quiz, though!
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Level 67
Apr 7, 2017
25/27. I really should've read the instructions, first. >:-(
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Level 69
Apr 7, 2017
Damn clever quiz, loved it. Only got 20 though.
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Level 44
Apr 7, 2017
Willow could also be pillow…
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Level 68
Apr 7, 2017
Um, no, not in this quiz. But I imagine, Catlover, you could have both: a pussy cat on your pillow, and pussy willow in your garden ;-)
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Level 44
Apr 17, 2017
Oops. Good joke though!
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Level 36
Apr 7, 2017
27! Proud of myself. Feeling a little down after repeated attempts at the Countries of the World Sprint.
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Level 25
Apr 8, 2017
omg , I didn't even notice they had to start and end with the same letter.... facepalm!
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Level 24
Apr 11, 2017
easy peasy lemon squeezy. Done with 1:22 left. Too easy when you have read a whole fat dictionary!
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Level 62
Apr 11, 2017
Try an extra hard version with two letters chopped off the beginning and end!
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Level 80
Dec 2, 2022
You read a whole dictionary?!
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Level 86
Nov 25, 2018
Great quiz!
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Level 65
Aug 27, 2019
This one is a lot easier than the other, only missed 2 the first time going over it, then saw fluff right away, discard took a few more seconds thinking which letter could fit. Finished with 33 seconds left.
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Level 88
Jan 29, 2021
Yummy
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Level 78
Jul 25, 2022
Wow. Rather educative agenda, that !