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No, these aren't those annoying problems that math teachers like to give in middle school. These puzzles are based around words and language use.
Difficulty: 3 of 5 Latest: Nine-Letter Nuanced Word Wangle Rating: 4.00
Find a nine-letter word given by A1A2A3A4A5A6A7A8A9, where:
  1. A1 immediately follows A9 in the alphabet, and:
  2. A2 immediately follows A8 in the alphabet, and:
  3. A3 immediately follows A7 in the alphabet, and:
  4. A4 immediately follows A6 in the alphabet.
For example: in the word SPECTATOR, S follows R and, P follows O. Unfortunately, the remaining letters fail to satisfy the conditions of the problem.

Hint: The word is used most often in the TV and film industry.

*** No proper names, slangs, abbreviations, archaic/esoteric words.

*** Adapted from a problem appearing in NPR's "Sunday Puzzle" in 2002.

(No Solution Yet, 1 Comments) Submitted on 2022-01-23 by K Sengupta   
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