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What are some strategies to solve a daily news jumble puzzle?

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Strategies to solve a daily news jumble puzzle include looking for groups of letters that are frequently used together, creating smaller words from the letters, and displaying the letters in a new way, such as separating the consonants and vowels. Frequent reading also helps, because it builds a large vocabulary.

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Letters that are frequently used together include "qu," "ch" and "sh." If the jumble has two or more of the same letter, two in a row may be used in the middle of the word.

Certain words are combinations of two words, or a combination of a word and a prefix or suffix. By making a smaller word with some letters, the rest of the word can be solved more easily.

Displaying the letters in a new way can give the player a new perspective. Another option for this method is using Scrabble tiles to solve the jumble.

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