# I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be?

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I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be?
posted Jan 3, 2015

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The answer is fewer. It says "fewer there will be." It clearly states the answer in the sentence.

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There is a five-letter word containing three consonants and two vowels when, if combined with other words, can form over twenty new legitimate compound words or two-word common phrases.

What is the word?

There are 16 words.
Each word has two + two blanks.
You need to fill up with the same pair of letters to form a word.
For example:
S _ _ ur _ _ e.
The missing pair letters are A T.
The word is Saturate.

In this teaser, I will give you a list of clues and the answer, with all the letters, but the word year, missing. Your job is to figure out what to add to the word year to get the answer to the clue.

``````1. Word for word, without reading = *Y *EAR*
2. New York Birthplace of F.D.R. = *Y*E *AR*
3. Caveat Emptor = **YE* ***AR*
4. Person engaged in reverie = **Y**EA**R
5. Student at Harvard or Yale, e.g. = **Y *EA***R
6. Seafood restaurant = *Y**E* *AR
7. Old sage who doesn't shave = ***Y*EAR*
8. Extra-powerful, souped up = *Y*E***AR***
9. Absolutely transparent = **Y**** **EAR
10. Place to drop off clothes = **Y **EA**R
11. Jellystone resident = Y*** *EAR
12. Headache remedy since 1899 = **YE* A***R**
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