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New free puzzle posted! Needle in a Haystack #2 via /r/puzzles

Needle in a Haystack #2

Back by popular demand….

Nine of the words in the “haystack” below can be combined with one of three “mystery words” to form a common phrase or compound word. For example, “ball”, “evil” and “private” could all be paired with “eye” to form “eyeball”, “evil eye” and “private eye.” Each mystery word will be paired with exactly three words in the haystack. The tenth word in the haystack cannot be paired; this is the “needle.” Can you find it?

Haystack:

  • brass

  • cake

  • deep

  • dry

  • finger

  • king

  • smoke

  • spider

  • wall

  • wrench

Mystery words:

1.

2.

3.

Needle:

1.

2.

3.

Needle:

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