Word Ladder: The Declaration of Independence Quiz Stats

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☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆ 4-Letter Word % Correct
★ State which at first abstained from voting on independence:
New ____
YORK
95.4%
Vegetable crop on a cobCORN
95%
★ First Declaration signer: ____ Hancock ★JOHN
94.9%
Round, metallic currencyCOIN
94.6%
Goatee locationCHIN
94.3%
Prison roomCELL
94%
Deeper than earth's mantleCORE
93.9%
Front of lower legSHIN
93.9%
The other white meatPORK
93.9%
Bring together, as in marriageJOIN
93.7%
★ Material on which Declaration was originally written:
stretched animal ____ (parchment) ★
SKIN
93.3%
What 'X' might markSPOT
93.3%
Haiti capital ___-au-PrincePORT
93%
Short comedy sketch SKIT
92.2%
★ Virginia Convention’s May 15 resolution: “that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, ____ and independent States” ★FREE
92.2%
Chimney residueSOOT
91.8%
Long ago, former times YORE
91.7%
★ National Archives: the original Declaration's home
along with the Constitution and ____ of Rights ★
BILL
91.6%
In good healthWELL
91.3%
Podiatrist concernsFEET
91.2%
★ Declaration listed 27 grievances against ____ George III ★KING
91%
★ Back of document: 'Original Declaration of Independence,
dated 4th ____ 1776' (sorry, no map) ★
JULY
90.4%
'Wizard of Oz' actress GarlandJUDY
90.2%
Guitar neck dividerFRET
90%
Actor's part in a playROLE
90%
May be deciduous or coniferousTREE
90%
ExpectorateSPIT
89.9%
★ On July 2, 1776 the Continental Congress declared
Colonies no longer under British ____
RULE
89.5%
Egyptian riverNILE
89.3%
Friendly, generous, and considerate KIND
89.2%
Sen. Joseph McCarthy lawyer RoyCOHN
89%
Microsoft search engineBING
88.9%
Impolite, discourteousRUDE
88.7%
★ Ninth grievance against the British sovereign:
'He has made Judges dependent on his ____ alone' ★
WILL
88.3%
☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆ 4-Letter Word % Correct
Main body of a shipHULL
88%
Bee homeHIVE
87.9%
Boston NBA player (abbrev.)CELT
87.2%
★ Declaration first publicly read on July 8, 1776
on the lawn of what is now Independence ____
HALL
87.1%
Fix, repairMEND
86.9%
EmployHIRE
86.8%
What is a terrible thing to wasteMIND
86.8%
Un-employFIRE
86.6%
Foolish old manCOOT
86.3%
US firearms manufacturerCOLT
86.1%
Archaic second person singularTHEE
86%
★ A committee of ____ men
were appointed to draft the Declaration ★
FIVE
85.7%
★ Among the Creator-endowed unalienable rights (after John Locke's treatise): ____, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness ★LIFE
85.4%
'Something's Gotta Give' actress AmandaPEET
85.3%
Penultimate NT bookJUDE
85.2%
Attractively lively or cheekyPERT
84.9%
1973 baseball movie: '____ the Drum Slowly'BANG
84.9%
'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' actor PaulRUDD
84.8%
Florida State University athlete (abbrev.)'NOLE
84.7%
Broadway songwriter StyneJULE
83.9%
Point connectorLINE
83.6%
★ State with most Declaration signers: Pennsylvania (with ____) ★NINE
83.4%
Small, shrill flute (or Mayberry deputy Barney)FIFE
83.2%
★ First sentence: '____ in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another . . .' ★WHEN
82.4%
★ Hancock allegedly signed his name large enough so that
'John ____ can read [it] without spectacles.' ★
BULL
81.4%
Alcoholic drink of fermented honey and waterMEAD
79.4%
Child's expression of exuberanceWHEE!
78.4%
'Sanford and Son' actor FoxxREDD
77.2%
★ Attributed to Ben Franklin: “We must all ____ together
or assuredly we will all ____ separately.” ★
HANG
76.4%
Holbrook, Linden, and Space Odyssey's 9000HALS
71%
★ George ____: Delaware representative who voted against independence thus prompting Caesar Rodney's midnight ride ★READ
70.4%
'Silver Skates' character BrinkerHANS
67.6%
★ Last sentence: ' . . . with a ____ reliance on the protection
of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives,
our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.' ★
FIRM
51.2%

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