Vocabaret – October 18, 2014

Word Origami

Transform the source word to the target word using letterbanks and letterswapping. Try to match our par rating!

Answer from yesterday’s ILL > WIND ORIGAMI: ILL > ILK (LS 1) > INK (LS 2) > KINK (LB 5) > KIND (LS 6) > WIND (LS 7).

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Vocabaret – October 17, 2014

Word Origami

Transform the source word to the target word using letterswaps and letterbanking.

ANSWER from Yesterday’s ENJOY-> LIFE Word Origami: ENJOY – ENVOY (LS 1); ENVOY – ENVOI (LS 2); ENVOI – OVINE (LB 5); OVINE – OPINE (LS 6); OPINE – SPINE (LS 7); SPINE – SEINE (LS 8); SEINE – SINE (LB 11); SINE – LINE (LS 12); LINE – LIFE (LS 13).

Vocabaret – October 12, 2014

Today's Word Origami words are inspired by the season. Can you transform the source word into the target word using letter banking and letter swaps? (FYI an anagram is a special form of letter banking).

Today’s Word Origami words are inspired by the season. Can you transform the source word into the target word using letter banking and letter swaps? (FYI an anagram is a special form of letter banking).

ANSWER from YESTERDAY:
MARS – BARS (Letterswap 1 point)
BARS – BARB (Letterswap 1 point)
BARB – BAR (Letter bank 3 points)
TOTAL: 5 points.

Word Origami (BOOK – JACKET)

Lewis Carroll would love this variation of his ingenious Doublets game! Word Origami permits letterbanking, as well as letter swapping, so source and target words need not be of equal length. 

Change BOOK TO JACKET.
Par =10

a. LETTER SWAP: change one letter of the word to produce another [1]
b. LETTERBANK the word into another [3]

Each step must be discrete; you may not combine two transformations into one step. Newcomers to letter banking and Word Origami strategy may want to visit page 80 of The Vocabaret for Rosemarie’s Guide to Solving Word Origami puzzles.

Spread the good words,
Adrian

Answers to Last Day’s puzzle:

APPLE
LB 3 PALE
LS 4 PILE
LS 5 PIPE
LB 8 PIE
PIE

Word Origami

Lewis Carroll would love this variation of his ingenious Doublets game! Word Origami permits letterbanking, as well as letter swapping, so source and target words need not be of equal length. 

Change PARTY into FAVORS.
Par = 9.

a. LETTER SWAP: change one letter of the word to produce another [1]
b. LETTERBANK the word into another [3]

Each step must be discrete; you may not combine two transformations into one step. Newcomers to letter banking and Word Origami strategy may want to visit page 80 of The Vocabaret for Rosemarie’s Guide to Solving Word Origami puzzles.

Spread the good words,
Adrian