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HOW many words of four let­ters or more can you make from this Nonogram? Each­word must use the cen­tral let­ter, and each let­ter may be used once only. At least one nine-let­ter word can be found. We found 36 words - can you do bet­ter? Any word found in the Ox­ford Dic­tionary of English is el­i­gi­ble with the fol­low­ing ex­cep­tions: proper nouns, plu­ral nouns, pro­nouns and pos­ses­sives; third per­son sin­gu­lar verbs; hy­phen­ated words; con­trac­tions and ab­bre­vi­a­tions; vul­gar slang words; vari­ant spellings of the same word (where an­other vari­ant is also el­i­gi­ble).

Satur­day’s so­lu­tion:

Alien, anil, anise, ante, anti, aslant, at­tain, elan, en­list, en­tail, in­let, in­set, lain, lane, la­tent, lean, leant, lent, lien, line, lint, lis­ten, nail, nasal, natal, neat, nest, nett, saint, salient, saline, sane, satin, sealant, sent, silent, sine, slain, slant, snail, stain, stein, stint, taint, tal­ent, TANTALISE, tent, tine, tin­sel, tint, ti­sane

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