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Old 09-20-2018, 04:09 PM
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Default NYT Spelling Bee

Normally available only to subscribers, but it's now free until September 27th and has become a bit of a timesink for me. There's a new puzzle each day.

https://www.nytimes.com/puzzles/spelling-bee
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I got 11 today.

And 1 was a random combination I threw in there.
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Old 09-20-2018, 04:18 PM
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11 points or 11 words?
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I'm stopping at the perfect score: 42.
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Old 09-20-2018, 04:23 PM
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Okay, for the record, I have a score of 210 with 45 words right now. I'm trying to get every single one of them.
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Okay, for the record, I have a score of 210 with 45 words right now. I'm trying to get every single one of them.
Damn. 20 words for 80 points is where i'm tapping out.

Spoiler - my word list if you want to cheat.:
Cell
Cite
Elicit
Excel
Excite
Exile
Exit
Expect
Expel
Explicit
Lite
Little
Pelt
Pile
Pixel
Tell
Text
Textile
Tile
Title
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11 points or 11 words?
It was 11 words, 19 points.

I peeked at SMW's list and only realized now I can use the same letter twice. So, I didn't get the obvious 'excel' and a host of other words.
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I got excel and went back to work
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Here's my list. Will be interested in seeing what I missed when they put up the answers tomorrow.

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cell
cite
eclectic
elect
electee
elicit
elite
elliptic
epee
epic
epileptic
excel
except
excite
exile
exit
expect
expel
expellee
explicit
icicle
lice
lite
little
peel
peep
pellet
pellicle
pelt
piece
pile
pipe
pipet
pipette
pixel
teepee
teletext
tell
tepee
text
textile
tile
tipple
title
tittle
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i'm at 29 words and 121 points

fun game
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