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Turning Swords Into Words

There are two playful water mammals from the weasel family, which is the sexier one? The hotter otter! This is what puzzlers call beheadments, a type of wordplay in which removing the first letter of a word creates another word. Contestants must figure out two-word phrases featuring a word and its beheadment.

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