Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge asks you to add a letter for each new answer. Good luck!

Starting with "A," add a letter (and rearrange the others as necessary) to find a word that will fit the clue for #1. Then add another letter and continue for #2 and so on. The final answer, #6, should contain all but one of the letters in "ALLEGORY."

A
1.  _ _  bamba
2. ginger  _ _ _
3. _ _ _ _  jet
4. red  _ _ _ _ _
5. _ _ _ _ _ _  socks
6, art  _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A L L E G O R Y

Here is the SOLUTION.

THE SOLUTION:

A
L A  bamba
ginger
A L E
L E A R jet
red
G L A R E
A R G Y L E  socks
art
G A L L E R Y
ALLEGORY

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