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Puzzle ZPLM 



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Below are thirteen 5-letter words, each of which has had two of its letters removed.

In total, these 26 letters are A to Z.

The remaining letters in each word are in the correct order.

There are no words that are spelled differently based on location (favour / favor, etc) and there are no plurals.

Can you find the original words?
--ust -ue-n o-o-e --and -a-er id-o- -uc-y e-i-t hea-- tou-- -rie- -ry-t h-m-n

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Answer
--ust + jo = joust -ue-n + qe = queen o-o-e + zn = ozone --and + br = brand -a-er + wt = water id-o- + im = idiom -uc-y + lk = lucky e-i-t + xs = exist hea-- + vy = heavy tou-- + gh = tough -rie- + fd = fried -ry-t + cp = crypt h-m-n + ua = human
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--ust + jo = joust -ue-n + qe = queen o-o-e + zn = ozone --and + br = brand -a-er + wf = wafer id-o- + im = idiom -uc-y + lk = lucky e-i-t + xs = exist hea-- + vy = heavy tou-- + gh = tough -rie- + td = tried -ry-t + cp = crypt h-m-n + ua = human

 

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