In each of the eight puzzles presented below, each line contains three definitions. Find a word satisfying the first definition; drop a letter from this word and rearrange the other letters to form a word satisfying the second definition; drop a letter from this word and rearrange the other letters to form a word satisfying the third definition. Place the first dropped letter in the parentheses at the left end of the line, and the second dropped letter in the parentheses at the right end of the line. When you have correctly solved all the lines in a puzzle, the dropped letters on the left and right will spell related words reading downward.
Word Ways: Vol. 15
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol15/iss1/12