Pastimes and Pleasures V
This challenge contains 5 laddergrams.
Enter a six-letter word for the first definition in the first box. Drop one letter and then rearrange the remaining letters to form a word that will fit the second definition and enter it in the second box. Drop one letter from that word and rearrange the remaining letters to form a word that fits the third definition and enter it in the third box. Now put the first dropped letter in the far left column and the second dropped letter in the far right column.

Repeat the process for the boxes in the remaining rows, and two related words will be created in the first and last columns when read from top to bottom. Go ahead; try it!




Laddergram 21: Jester and Joker
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Definitions 21
 1. sampler
 4. salty
 7. quarrels
10. snuggle
13. tire ridges
 2. daisylike flower
 5. queues
 8. sergeant (informal)
11. iron alloy
14. challenges
 3. epochs
 6. naughts
 9. energy units
12. sesame
15. radiation doses
 

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Laddergram 22: Strategy and Luck
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Definitions 22
 1. scows
 4. declaims
 7. unprincipled
10. abrasion
13. demons
 2. cogwheels
 5. lacerates
 8. maxim
11. strides
14. woes
 3. pinnae
 6. relax
 9. spoken
12. berets
15. loathsome
 

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Laddergram 23: Arts and Crafts
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Definitions 23
 1. positioned
 4. chalcedony marbles
 7. changes
10. bellybuttons
13. goodies
 2. tied by shoestring
 5. platform
 8. rants
11. ointment
14. gaze
 3. valley
 6. obtains
 9. rescue
12. stouts
15. vermin
 

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Laddergram 24: Fire and Flame
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Definitions 24
 1. harvest
 4. unrefined
 7. attack
10. jaundiced
13. mason's tool
 2. scope
 5. frighten
 8. jibs
11. permit
14. abase
 3. close by
 6. étui
 9. colleen
12. absent w/o leave
15. donned
 

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Laddergram 25: Cheer and Jeer
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Definitions 25
 1. calyx
 4. verifies
 7. diritied
10. dash
13. hobble
 2. blanches
 5. roams
 8. slip
11. half quarts
14. at that place
 3. cuff
 6. tender
 9. tops
12. expectorate
15. at this place
 

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