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A selection of words from the chillier parts of the lexicon
This kind actually exists
There, there. We'll sort it out.
Lookups for the word spiked after Carter used it to describe Trump
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Only 2 of these originally described torturing or killing someone
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a slight offense
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Once a chemistry term, now used increasingly in politics
Everyone's looking for 'amnesty'. Again.
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Cruz challenged Trump to a 1-on-1 debate
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Build a city of skyscrapers—one synonym at a time.
Unscramble letters to solve each clue.
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A new puzzle every day from the L.A. Times.
Unscramble the words to complete the comic.
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Solve the word chain where each answer provides a clue to the next.
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Can you clear the board of tiles by forming words?
A new word twist on an old favorite.
Form a chain of interlocking words to score big points.
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A classic word search with a different theme every day.
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