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 11; very good 16; excellent 21 (or more). YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION aged alleged bade badge bald baled balled bead beadle beagled belled blade bled bleed dale deal dele DELEGABLE dell edge gabled galled geed geld gelled glad glade lade ladle lead ledge