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Brain Game: Filling Station

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Please read the instructions to today's Wednesday Wordplay carefully so you don't spin your wheels trying to come up with answers. Enjoy!

Each of the following 7 entries can be turned into English words by adding the letters in the name of a U.S. state - in the order it's spelled - into the blanks provided. An example appears at the beginning to get you started.

example: C _ _ E S _ _ N solution: OHIO (C O H E S I O N) 1. A _ _ O G R _ P _ 2. M _ C R _ _ _ V E 3. _ _ T E R _ E N O M _ N _ T I O _ _ L 4. F _ _ _ _ _ _ E 5. H E _ _ R O S E _ U _ L _ 6. _ _ U _ _ _ _ _ T I O N7. _ _ R _ _ _

Here are the SOLUTIONS.

THE SOLUTIONS:

1. UTAH = A U T O G R A P H
2. IOWA = M I C R O W A V E
3. INDIANA = I N T E R D E N O M I N A T I O N A L
4. OREGON = F O R E G O N E
5. TEXAS = H E T E R O S E X U A L S
6. FLORIDA = F L U O R I D A T I O N
7. MAINE = M A R I N E

Thanks for playing. Tomorrow is Think Thursday; don't miss it!

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