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A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #36

A brain teaser is a form of puzzle that requires thought to solve. It often requires thinking in unconventional ways with given constraints in mind; sometimes it also involves lateral thinking. Logic puzzles and riddles are specific types of brain teasers.
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Using the grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central C and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. There is at least one nine letter word.

A C L
U C L
A T E

Genius: 30 words. Excellent: 22 words. Good: 19 words. Average: 16 words.






 

The Solution

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ace, act, actual, acuate, acute, alec, calculate, call, callet, cat, catcall, cate, ceca, cecal, cell, cella, celt, cleat, clue, cue, cull, cult, cut, cute, eclat, lac, lace, lacteal, tace, talc.