Word Ladder: Poetry Quiz Stats

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Clue Word % Correct
Open-mouthed sign of boredom or sleepinessYAWN
94.9%
Maya Angelou knows
why this caged creature sings.
BIRD
89.6%
Nickname for ShakespeareBARD
89.1%
Rosy-fingered morning phenomenon
frequently invoked by Homer
DAWN
87.1%
A worker's regular payWAGE
86.8%
Omar Khayyám wants thou
with a loaf of bread and a jug of this.
WINE
84.9%
Decrease, like William Cullen Bryant's pallid moonWANE
84.7%
Title for Byron or TennysonLORD
83.5%
A mild adjectival expletiveDARN
83.3%
Chimney residue that Eliot's yellow smoke
lets fall upon its back
SOOT
82.4%
Blest be the ties that do this,
so saith John Fawcett's hymn
BIND
82.2%
It's worth one thousandth of a picture,
proverbially.
WORD
81.7%
An iamb, trochee, dactyl, or anapest
(or where you might wear a shoe)
FOOT
81.4%
North, South, East and West,
Each is the one Amy Lowell likes best.
WIND
80.8%
What one eats (eg, antelope for a Tyger)FOOD
80.5%
A place to buy things
like coffee or old curiosities
SHOP
80.2%
Emerson told of one heard round the world.SHOT
79.6%
Robert Frost encountered two roads
diverging in a yellow one.
WOOD
78%
Before he was interrupted by a raven,
Poe was pondering over volumes of forgotten this.
LORE
77.2%
Clue Word % Correct
Dylan Thomas suggests you this, this
against the dying of the light.
RAGE
76.6%
A measure of value; Andrew Marvell would not
love his coy mistress at a lower one.
RATE
76.4%
Whittier's tan-cheeked boy has this kind of feet.BARE
76%
A challenge . . . like peach eating for PrufrockDARE
75.9%
Rent asunder, rippedTORE
75%
Gertrude Stein repeatedly asserts
the reflexive property of this flower.
ROSE
72.3%
In the spring a young man's fancy
lightly turns to thoughts of this.
LOVE
71.1%
Though we trod her, still Maya Angelou does this.RISE
66.4%
Into the valley of Death, the six hundred did this.RODE
65.7%
A slithy creature that Lewis Carroll says
you might find gimbling in a wabe
TOVE
63.6%
What Death kindly did for Emily DickinsonSTOP
62.6%
A rich mineral deposit,
like you might find in the land of Eldorado
LODE
62.6%
William Ernest Henley is captain of his soul
and master of his this.
FATE
62.5%
Coleridge's ancient Mariner tells a long one.
(Or maybe it's just frost in his beard.)
RIME
56.1%
Great renown: Lord Byron's Childe Harold
says it is the thirst of youth.
FAME
51.6%
Robert Herrick advises rosebud gathering,
since this Old One is still a-flying.
TIME
49.2%
If you can't do this to your Wild Strawberry,
don't blame Shel Silverstein.
TAME
48.4%
Over the roofs of the world,
Walt Whitman sounds his barbaric one.
YAWP
25.2%

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