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Word Ladder #1

Each word connects to the next, like rungs on a ladder.
Quiz by FentonsDad
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Last updated: February 3, 2013
First submittedFebruary 3, 2013
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Distinguishing feature of Al Capone’s face.
Scar
Capone’s preferred smoke.
Cigar
String instrument used in Indian classical music.
Sitar
Biblical ram’s horn.
Shofar
Jerome Kern musical featuring “Ol’ Man River.”
Show Boat
Hereditary military dictators of Japan.
Shogun
Hero of 1960’s Nazi prison camp sitcom.
Hogan
Chinese province and style of cuisine.
Hunan
Dustin Hoffman movie about autistic savant.
Rain Man
Stylish brand of sunglasses.
Ray-Ban
First name of Burr, Romano, Chandler & Massey.
Raymond
Gift for 60th wedding anniversary.
Diamond
Twice the radius.
Diameter
0.62137 miles.
Kilometer
Highest mountain in Africa.
Kilimanjaro
Tree-sized cactus species.
Saguaro
Dean Kamen’s two-wheeled vehicle.
Segway
Narrow passage on a sailing ship.
Gangway
Al Capone’s job description.
Gangster
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level 67
Sep 11, 2014
I do not see any connections between many of these words. this is confusing
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level 19
Feb 2, 2015
I'm not sure how this is a word ladder. Usually in a word ladder you continually change one letter to get a different word.
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level 55
Jul 21, 2015
I don't see how these words connect.
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level 79
May 21, 2017
Okay, so it's not a word ladder in the traditional sense, changing one letter at a time. Each word *sort of* resembles the one above it. Please try some of my other word ladder quizzes and see if it they make more sense to you.