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Word Meld 1 (Posted on 2003-06-06) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a word meld, you are given one word to try to change into another, one step at a time. Each step consists of changing one letter of the word into another while still having a true English word. For example, one step would be to change the word "PIE" to "PIT." Another step could change "PIT" to "POT," and so on.

What is the fewest number of steps in which you can change "LONE" to "WOLF"?
L O N E
. . . .
. . . .
W O L F
(I did it in 6 steps)

See The Solution Submitted by DJ    
Rating: 4.4167 (12 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Solution5 stepsDej Mar2007-03-05 16:43:03
Solution5 stepsDej Mar2007-03-05 16:42:55
answerK Sengupta2007-03-05 03:50:14
SolutionSix is good enoughLawrence2003-08-24 17:22:22
re(5): Out and aboutFatBoy2003-08-13 14:24:25
Solutionsolution in 5FatBoy2003-08-13 14:14:26
re(2): solutionfwaff2003-06-12 00:59:11
re: solutionCharlie2003-06-10 08:10:53
solutionhemalatha2003-06-10 01:33:05
LONE to WOLF in three steps!Bryan2003-06-09 05:17:34
Some ThoughtsSeven Step Solution!!!ryan smith2003-06-08 20:38:29
Another non-obscure 6-step solutionCharlie2003-06-08 04:56:42
Questionre(4): Out and aboutGamer2003-06-07 12:24:50
No SubjectDJ2003-06-07 08:02:29
Solutionstepsmitali2003-06-07 06:42:13
re(3): Out and aboutCharlie2003-06-07 06:24:51
re: Four stepsGamer2003-06-07 03:08:19
Four stepsTim Axoy2003-06-07 02:51:48
A soln in six steps; anybody do better?mark hartman2003-06-06 20:39:46
re(2): Out and aboutDJ2003-06-06 16:06:19
re: Out and aboutGamer2003-06-06 13:31:42
SolutionOut and aboutBryan2003-06-06 10:46:06
SolutionsolutionCharlie2003-06-06 09:02:59
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