The photograph of a crane dangling dangerously above Manhattan is one of the iconic images of the damage Hurricane Sandy caused along the East Coast. Today, we've worked those keywords into a new Word Ladder puzzle as today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge. Good luck:
By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert PHOTO into CRANE in the fewest possible steps.
P H O T O _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ C R A N E
Here is a 5-step SOLUTION.
A 5-STEP SOLUTION:
P H O T O
P H O N O
P H O N E
P R O N E
C R O N E
C R A N E
Did you come up with a different sequence of words (longer or the same length)? Please share your solution with us in the comments below. Thanks for playing!