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Blake's (sort of) Perplexing Puzzles -- Puzzle V: Grand Opening

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

“What interesting words,” you wonder…

A few days pass, and by the time you’re done thinking about that, it’s already the grand opening of the new school building.

Mr. Josh steps up to the microphone and says, “Welcome to our official Grand Opening. This marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in PBA’s history…”

“What an interesting speech,” you think, even though you’re not really listening to it.

Then, Mr. Josh raises both of his hands to the sky, and then, there’s a brilliant flash of light.

The crowd oohs and claps. You clap to be polite, but you don’t see what happened.

“Now, that is actually a special word for all of you. The students, the teachers, the faculty, and everyone who gathered here tonight, as well as everyone who could not be with us tonight. The word I would like to share with yboruoiksefn…”

Suddenly, Mr. Josh’s microphone goes out for a moment, and then comes back on.

“Sorry everyone! Again, the... oh, dear... I forgot what the word was…”

Mr. Josh then looks at you, as if he’s indicating for you to do something.

You look at the new school building, and now you realize what he’s done.

There’s the word! Except not... just a jumble of letters.

The entire crowd stares at you. There are many people in the crowd, some of them very honored guests.

You know what to do, but you’re worried you might fail...

Hint 1:

“O, T, T, F, F…”

 

Hint 2:

“1, 2, 3, 4, 5…”

 

Hint 3:

They are all sequences of letters. Find the missing letters.


 

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Blake’s Note:
A little error is in the puzzle. I’m so sorry, but I was rushing when I made this puzzle. I hope you could still solve it.

“Expansions” refers to what these words have in common. You add one letter to the first word and it becomes the second.

Very similar to "Changes", but I swear, it's different!

 

So here are the words you should get:

BOD → BOND

CAP → CAPE

AIL→ WAIL

RATE → CRATE

SIM → SIAM

ALL → MALL

LAY → PLAY

COLOR → COLOUR

STUDENT → STUDENTS (This one had an error. In the puzzle you got STUDENTS → STUDENTS)

 

Taking the letters we added, we get:

BOD → BOND

CAP → CAPE

AIL→ WAIL

RATE → CRATE

SIM → SIAM

ALL → MALL

LAY → PLAY

COLOR → COLOUR

STUDENT → STUDENTS

 

The answer is “new campus,” although it is more of a “campus expansion.” This level was in honor of the new school building that we will move into later this year.