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FROM UNIVERSAL UCLICK FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 WORD GAME By KATHLEEN SAXE TODAY'S WORD -- EMBATTLE

(EMBATTLE: em-BAT-'l: To prepare for combat or an encounter.)

Average mark 26 words Time limit 45 minutes Can you find 40 or more words in EMBATTLE? The list will be published tomorrow.

YESTERDAY'S WORD -- BOUTIQUES

besot best bise bisque bite bouquet bout bust obit obtuse oust toque tube tuque quest quiet quietus quit quite quoits quote etui site squib stub suet suit suite Did you find any words not on the list?

RULES OF THE GAME: 1. Words must be of four or more letters. 2. Words that acquire four letters by the addition of "s," such as "bats" or "dies," are not allowed. 3. Additional words made by adding a "d" or an "s" may not be used. For example, if "bake" is used, "baked" or "bakes" are not allowed, but "bake" and "baking" are admissible. 4. Proper nouns, slang words, or vulgar or sexually explicit words are not allowed. To contact Word Game creator Kathleen Saxe, write to Word Game, Kathleen Saxe, Universal Uclick, 1130 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64106.

(EDITORS: For editorial questions, please contact Alan McDermott at amcdermott amuniversal.com.)

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