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Six Letter Strikeout (Posted on 2013-12-10) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Cross out six letters so that the remaining letters, without altering their sequence will spell a familiar English word:
             B S A I N X L E A T N T E A R S

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Solution A better solution (spoiler) | Comment 2 of 6 |
Larry's proposed solution gave me the trick.  (Thanks, Larry)

But BANANAS doesn't work because 7 letters are crossed out (including one of the two S's).

And BANANA doesn't work, also because 7 letters are crossed out.

So my solution is BETTER, formed by crossing out every instance of S, A, I, N, X and L.

Other solutions might be possible.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2013-12-10 22:35:13
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