Anagram Puzzles

Place three words in the blanks so that the sentence makes sense. The words must be anagrams of each other - they must contain the exact same letters in a different order. To help, the lengths of the words are given. Each puzzle below has a unique solution. All puzzles copyright Erich Friedman, 2008.


3 LETTER WORDS

1. Though Gary ___ his ___ biscuits, I didn't ___ mine.

2. I ___ ___ a trophy because I ___ the bowling tournament.

3. After the soup boils, I usually ___ to take the ___ off the ___ .

4. The common diseases of the ___ ___ different than in a previous ___ .

5. She touched the ___ with her outstretched ___ , being careful not to ___ his coat.


4 LETTER WORDS

6. The cook at the ____ was often ____ , but ____ to his boss about it.

7. The artist had too many ____ on her ____ , so she washed off in the ____ .

8. A ____ prisoner complained about the ____ ____ at the end of the day.

9. Speaking with a ____ can make it sound like you make a ____ of the ____ .

10. In Vegas, Carly ____ ____ of money on the ____ machines.

11. The organization ____ one of its officers because he ____ up the ____ too quickly.

12. The wolf and its ____ were quite ____ and ate ____ from our hands.

13. The sudden shout ____ the bird from its ____ to our waiting ____ .

14. The computer tech was ____ that the ____ on the phone was engaged in a ____.

15. Pam didn't ____ that the route for the ____ was on a three ____ lot.

16. Mitten, one of my ____ , is now wearing a ____ on his leg, but ____ normally.


5 LETTER WORDS

17. The hope is that the terrorist _____ would make people _____ their behavior, sooner rather than _____ .

18. _____ overweight, I want to _____ dieting rather than going on my usual food _____ .

19. Although he _____ paying higher _____ for airline flights, he thinks the flights will be _____ .

20. The track star used great _____ in yesterday's _____ , but _____ the way he feels today as a result.

21. The organic garden had been in a financial _____ since strange _____ were noticed on some of the _____ .

22. Because Aisha was Muslim, her mother expounded on the _____ of _____ , encouraging wearing _____ instead.

23. Because Joshua was Christian, he lit several _____ and said a _____ while holding his _____ together.

24. The thought of a slug moving only five _____ per week, producing _____ the entire way, made George _____ .

25. While it looked quite _____ on the king, when the bright sun hit the crown, it produced a _____ _____ .

26. Cavemen could sing the right _____ , but they could not produce the right _____ by banging on a _____ .

27 The horse had gotten tangled in foliage, so its owner had to _____ the _____ from the horse's _____ .

28. The thieves managed to _____ the ceramic floor tiles, but at _____ they left the _____ countertop.


6 LETTER WORDS

29. The ______ had to ______ behind to help secure their position, while the ______ were conducting further bombing runs.

30. The ______ saw the ______ after it landed on the barbed wire and let out a loud ______ .

31. It wasn't the ______ thing the entomologist said, but at least we learned sometimes ______ occurred in the ______ world.

32. The farmer was grave and ______ after the crops of ______ and Casaba ______ were ruined by pests.

33. The ______ was ______ on Ralph after he was supposed to run for help but ______ instead.

34. I had to ______ a friend to help me ______ for my lost dog, but she was being too ______ to be found.


The solutions can be found here.

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