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By removing one letter from the mix at each step, and rearranging the others as necessary to form new words, reduce the word "NOVELIST" to the letter "O." N O V E L I S T _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ O Here is one SOLUTION.  ONE SOLUTION: N O V E L I S T S O L V E N T S T O L E N N O T E S T O N E N O T T O O Did you come up with an alternate sequence of words? Feel free to share them in the comments below, and thanks for playing!