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    Two Becomes One

    "The first three words have an 'unknown' common word that can go in front of or behind to make a new word. The same for the last three words. Join the two 'unknown' words together, to make the mystery word."

    The asterisk symbol * is placed at the start or end of a clue word to indicate where the unknown common word goes. Ex: (*fly = horsefly) (fly* = fly spray).
    Clues may be either compound words (e.g. *port for "carport") or parts of a word (e.g. *pet for "carpet")

    An initial letter of one of the words and the amount of letters in each word is given in the hint area. Full solution is given for the first one.

    1. (*berry - *jay - navy*) + (foot* - news* - *out)= _________

    SOLUTION:
    Spoiler:
    (4 (blue) + 5 (print) = 9 Letters (blueprint) - One word starts with P)


    2. (*hill - *hold OR hold* - *roar) + (can* - *to - *ward) = _____

    HINT
    Spoiler:
    (2 + 2 = 4 Letters - One word, starts with U)


    3. (key* - *paper - *worthy) + (log* - *mark - *worm) = ___________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (4 + 4 = 8 Letters - One word, starts with N)


    4. (*ladder - goose* - dance*) + (grand* - *earth - *tongue) = _________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (4 & 6 = 10 Letters - One word, starts with S)


    5. (over* - *through - *catch) + (band* - *dust - *fish)= ___________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 & 3 = 6 Letters - One word, starts with S)


    6. (middle* - mess* - pass*) + (rest* + *on + tooth*) = ___________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 & 4 = 7 Letters - One word, starts with L)


    7. (*moon - *suckle - *comb) + (mountain* - *drop - *lap) = __________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (5 & 3 = 8 Letters - One word, starts with D)


    8. (*hole - master* - house*) + (running* + *walk + hard*) = __________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 + 5 = 8 Letters - One word, starts with B)


    9. (*bag - *caddy - Chinese*) + (*board - *hook - butter*) = __________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 + 3 = 6 Letters - One word, starts with T)


    10. (*ribbon - *cut - *dye) + (bottle* - *work - *wood) = ______________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (4 + 5 = 9 Letters - One word, starts with H)


    11. (half* - *shine - *light) + (*ware - flint* - *fly) = __________________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (4 + 5 = 9 Letters - One word, starts with S)


    12. (*hand - *shed - *lick) + (*hood - low* - toy*) = _________________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 + 3 = 6 Letters - One word, starts with C)


    13. (*block - *shed - fire* or *fire) + (potato* + *board + *shot) = ______

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (4 + 4 = 8 Letters - One word, starts with W)


    14. (*cite - beg* - *to) + (down* - sea* - *show) = __________

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (2 + 4 = 6 Letters = One word, starts with I)


    15. (*house - *spot - red*) + (*breeder - *show - sausage*) = _______

    HINT:
    Spoiler:
    (3 + 3 = 6 Letters - One word, starts with H)
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    Really challenging! . . . Got most of them.


    1. (*berry - *jay - navy*) + (foot* - news* - *out)

    SOLUTION: BLUE + PRINT


    Spoiler:

    2. (*hill - *hold OR hold* - *roar) + (can* - *to - *ward)
    UP + ON

    3. (key* - *paper - *worthy) + (log* - *mark - *worm)
    NOTE + BOOK

    4. (*ladder - goose* - dance*) + (grand* - *earth - *tongue)
    STEP + MOTHER

    5. (over* - *through - *catch) + (band* - *dust - *fish)
    HAND + SAW

    6. (middle* - mess* - pass*) + (rest* + *on + tooth*)
    AGE + LESS

    7. (*moon - *suckle - *comb) + (mountain* - *drop - *lap)
    HONEY + DEW

    8. (*hole - master* - house*) + (running* + *walk + hard*)
    KEY + BOARD

    9. (*bag - *caddy - Chinese*) + (*board - *hook - butter*)
    TEA + CUP

    10. (*ribbon - *cut - *dye) + (bottle* - *work - *wood)
    HAIR + BRUSH

    11. (half* - *shine - *light) + (*ware - flint* - *fly)
    MOON + STONE ??

    12. (*hand - *shed - *lick) + (*hood - low* - toy*)
    COW + BOY

    13. (*block - *shed - fire* or *fire) + (potato* + *board + *shot)
    WOOD + CHIP

    14. (*cite - beg* - *to) + (down* - sea* - *show)
    IN + SIDE

    15. (*house - *spot - red*) + (*breeder - *show - sausage*)
    HOT + DOG

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    5. See + Saw

    Great job, as always!!

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