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Q What do all of the following words or phrases have in common?

  • one-time
  • delegates
  • Camelot
  • paramedic
  • avocado
  • inoperative
  • ecumenical
  • misused
  • not on a bet
  • coverage

HINT: Think patterns.

A All ten words have alternating consonants and vowels.

From Mel Rosen and Stan Kurzban,Random House Puzzle Maker's Handbook: How to Create and Market Your Own Crosswords and Other Word Puzzles.New York: Times Books. Copyright ©1995 by Mel Rosen and Stan Kurzban; copyright ©1981 by Litton Educational Publishing, Inc.