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The Incredible Shrinking Word (Posted on 2007-04-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Consider the word 'cheat'. Removing letters one at a time will leave a sequence of words, all the way down to one letter:

cheat
heat
hat
at
a

What is the longest word with this property?

See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith    
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  Subject Author Date
Not so long, but with a different endDej Mar2007-04-18 19:32:30
SolutionSlightly longer wordPenny2007-04-18 17:29:12
moreCharlie2007-04-16 15:40:04
Some ThoughtsPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2007-04-16 14:56:19
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