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Pop-Up Mystery Categories #2

1. Starting with the visible clue CIKS, unscramble each common word as it pops up on the screen.
2. Criss-cross the screen, solving the scrambles, then solve the mystery categories that generate each column of words.
Each category is a single word that logically relates to all ten words in its column. Can you solve them?
If a scramble has more than one possible answer, you must search until you find the correct one!
The previous quiz in this series can be found here (Pop-Up Mystery Categories)
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: September 24, 2015
First submittedDecember 17, 2014
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CATEGORY
 
AIR
 
BHRSU
Brush
 
ACFRT
Craft
 
DEFIL
Field
 
EILNR
Liner
 
CIKS
Sick
 
ACEPS
Space
 
EIKRST
Strike
 
IPRST
Strip
 
AEVW
Wave
 
HORTWY
Worthy
 
 
 
CATEGORY
 
HEAD
 
ACEH
Ache
 
HNTU
Hunt
 
GHILT
Light
 
GLNO
Long
 
AEMRST
Master
 
EHNOP
Phone
 
AEQRRTU
Quarter
 
ADNST
Stand
 
GNORST
Strong
 
DINW
Wind
 
 
 
CATEGORY
BLACK
ABLL
Ball
EYRRB
Berry
BDIR
Bird
ABDRO
Board
ACJK
Jack
ILST
List
AILM
Mail
OTU
Out
HIMST
Smith
ANSW
Swan
 
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level 71
Dec 17, 2014
Great fun! I wonder if perhaps you can somehow find a way of being able to go ahead if there's one word which you just can't guess. Don't know if this is deliberate or not but for example when I had to unscramble 'HIMST' I knew the starting letter was S because it had to be be between 'Out' and 'Swan' which had been guessed already.
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level 62
Dec 17, 2014
Getting stranded on an answer you can't guess is a drawback with these pop-up quizzes - I could try and think of a way around that. At least in this quiz, the alphabetical order of words helps with knowing the starting letter, as you noticed.
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level 70
Jul 19, 2015
I figured each categories before finishing it. That also gives a big clue.