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Doublets Word Puzzles

Doublets is the name of the popular word puzzle invented by Lewis Carroll - now also known by a variety of other names: Word Ladders, Ladderwords, Stepwords, Word Chains, Laddergrams, Transitions, Transformations, etc.

Transform one word into another by changing a single letter in each step, so that each link in the chain is a valid word. For example, to change MORE into LESS with 3 links:

MORE, lore, lose, loss, LESS


3 links

Put MILK into PAIL

WELL DONE

Change MICE into RATS

Find CAMP SITE
4 links

Put INK into PEN

Turn OIL into GAS

Evolve FISH into BIRD

Make FIRE produce HEAT

Move HAND to FOOT
5 links

Turn FOUR into FIVE

Make the DEAD LIVE

Turn TEARS into SMILE

Make GREEN turn BROWN

Turn SLEEP into DREAM
6 links

Cross ELM with OAK

Increase ONE to TWO

Make BLACK WHITE

Use BREAD for TOAST
7 links

Transpose FLUTE into CELLO

Use Turn LINEN into SHEET


NB: There is often more than one solution to a doublet, so you may find alternative solutions with the same number of links. But please do let us know, if you find a solution using fewer links.


Related Pages:

Lewis Carroll's Doublets    Puzzles by Lewis Carroll    Nonsense by Lewis Carroll


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