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Word Meld 2 (Posted on 2003-07-04) 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 common* 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 "BUZZ" into "WORD"?
B U Z Z
. . . .
. . . .
W O R D
* "Common" words are to be determined at the discretion of the author

See The Solution Submitted by DJ    
Rating: 4.2222 (9 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionsolutionK Sengupta2007-03-05 03:53:57
re(6): More solutions in that numberfwaff2003-07-07 22:23:22
re(5): More solutions in that numberDJ2003-07-07 16:49:22
re(4): More solutions in that numberCharlie2003-07-07 08:25:18
re(3): More solutions in that numberDJ2003-07-07 05:58:46
re(2): More solutions in that numberfwaff2003-07-06 21:48:01
re: More solutions in that numberTrevor Leitch2003-07-04 23:27:17
SolutionMore solutions in that numberCharlie2003-07-04 08:03:58
SolutionD'oh... 7 step solutionfwaff2003-07-04 07:27:09
Solution8-step solutionfwaff2003-07-04 07:20:43
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