Word that Comes Before #4

We give you three words. You give us the word that comes before all three.
For example, "World, Testament, Spice" = "Old"
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Last updated: July 31, 2015
First submittedJuly 31, 2015
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Word
Precedes These
Road
Trip, Runner, Rash
Tooth
Fairy, Paste, Decay
Rain
Forest, Jacket, Delay
Killer
Bee, Whale, Instinct
Spare
Change, Tire, Key
Final
Exam, Countdown, Offer
Snow
Blower, Blindness, Flake
Word
Precedes These
Orange
Julius, Peel, Zest
Bird
Brain, Bath, Flu
Short
Circuit, Ribs, Story
Full
House, Moon, Tilt
Tape
Measure, Delay, Worm
Wine
Cellar, Snob, Pairing
Nail
Biter, Salon, Gun
Word
Precedes These
Bull
Frog, Market, Finch
First
Date, World, Class
Potato
Salad, Pancake, Famine
Food
Pyramid, Poisoning, Bank
Glass
Ceiling, Slipper, Blowing
Organ
Donor, Grinder, Failure
Head
Gasket, Honcho, Lice
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Level 68
Aug 1, 2015
I tried kidney, heart, liver... even lung... but not the word that summarizes them...
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Level 54
Aug 13, 2015
Tape delay? Wow, haven't heard that in a long time. What about timed exam, timed countdown, timed offer?
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Level 75
Aug 15, 2015
Times countdown? Isn't that a little redundant?
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Level 75
Aug 15, 2015
*timed
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Level 79
Mar 29, 2016
The two delay clues gave me the hardest time.
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Level 70
Dec 27, 2019
Never heard it. Not surprised that it scored lowest.
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Level 63
Aug 30, 2015
Fun!
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Level 59
Dec 24, 2015
I can honestly say I have never heard of tape delay.
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Level 63
Mar 29, 2016
Often found on the West coast of the US for TV - some shows broadcast live on the East coast are shown on tape delay for the West coast in order to air in prime time there.
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Level 77
Mar 29, 2016
A tape delay is a device used in music production. It creates an echo effect, using magnetic tape.
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Level 47
Mar 29, 2016
To be fair, second and third also both work for the "first" clue. Second Date, Second Class, Second World..... Third Date, Third Class, Third World....
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Level 44
Mar 29, 2016
What on earth is a potato pancake?
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Level 59
Mar 29, 2016
It's a latke.
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Level 81
Oct 1, 2019
The 1st thing I thought of for flake was Corn Flake.
Thus, what a corn blower would be I have no idea.
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Level 51
Apr 2, 2020
you could put "spare" before anything