How many words of four letters or more can you make from the letters shown here? In making a word, each letter may be used once only. Each must contain the centre letter and there must be at least one nine-letter word. No plurals or verb forms ending in “s”, no words with initial capitals and no words with a hyphen or apostrophe permitted. The first word of a phrase is permitted (eg inkjet in inkjet printer).
Good 19; very good 29; excellent 38 (or more). Solution tomorrow. aegis agate ageist agist agitate cage cagiest
CASTIGATE gait gate gist saga sage saiga stag stage taiga
Target uses words in the main body of Chambers 21st Century Dictionary (1999 ed)