Doublets Word Game: A Hidden Tale of Winter Adventures
Copyeditors rarely need an excuse to hunker down and play with words, but as a major winter storm continues to stalk across the U.S., we’re inviting everyone to stay inside and playing along.
The following doublets game tells a hidden tale. Can you flesh out the story of the eager winter hero whose foray into the storm leads back to warmer and more comfortable adventures?
To solve the doublets puzzle: Use the first clue to answer the first four-letter word. For the remaining words (also four letters each), find the word that fits the clue and can be created by changing only one letter of the previous word. [Difficulty level: Easy to moderate]
_______ not warm
_______ sudden and rapid dash
_______ to shed or cast off
_______ under cover, in the dark, underground
_______ particular form or function
_______ secret communiqué
_______ travel toward
_______ domestic base
Bonus: Winter adventure storyboard materials...
Answers to the Mark Twain Quote Unquote game are now up! (Answers to the Winter Adventure doublets will appear below next week.)
Answers to the Winter Adventure doublets:
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