Duplicate Letter Puzzles

Find common words with certain letters duplicated in the given positions. V stands for a duplicated vowel, C stands for a duplicated consonant, L stands for any duplicated letter, and _ stands for any letter. Some simple examples are given below. All puzzles copyright Erich Friedman, 2008.


C C _ C → LULL
V _ V V → EPEE
_ L L L → BRRR


5 Letter Words6 Letter Words7 Letter Words
 
1.   L _ L _ L 17.   C V V C V C 33.   _ _ V V _ V V
2.   C _ _ C C 18.   _ C C V C V 34.   _ _ C C _ C C
3.   V _ _ V V 19.   C V C V _ V 35.   _ L L _ L _ L
4.   L L _ _ L 20.   V C C _ V C 36.   L _ L _ _ L L
5.   _ V V _ V (2 solutions) 21.   V C C V _ C 37.   C V _ V C V V
6.   _ L _ L L (2 solutions) 22.   C V V C _ V 38.   C V C C V _ C
7.   C V C C V 23.   _ C C _ C C 39.   C V _ V C V C
8.   V C C V C 24.   V C C V C _ 40.   _ V C C V V C
9.   C C V _ V 25.   C V C V V _ 41.   L V C C V V L
10.   V _ V C C 26.   C V V C _ C 42.   V C C L V _ L
11.   V C _ V C (2 solutions) 27.   C V _ C V V 43.   L _ V C L V C
12.   C _ L C L 28.   _ V C V C V 44.   V C C V L _ L
13.   _ C L L C 29.   C _ C C V V 45.   C V L _ V L C
14.   L _ V V L (2 solutions) 30.   C L V V C L 46.   C L V _ V L C
15.   _ L V L V (2 solutions) 31.   V C C V L L 47.   L _ V C V C L
16.   V _ L V L (2 solutions) 32.   C V C L V L 48.   C V L C V _ L

The solutions can be found here.

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