Brain Game: Filling Station #5 (with a twist!)
The Wednesday Wordplay challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game brings you a new entry in our popular new Filling Station puzzle series - but with a new quirk. While all the answers are related, this time, I won't tell you how, you'll have to figure that out on your own. Still, this one's not that tough. Enjoy!
Each of the following 5 entries can be turned into an English word or phrase by adding the letters from an English word or name - in the order it's spelled - into the blanks provided. An example (unrelated to the theme) appears below to get you started.
example: D _ Y _ R E _ _ _
solution: ADAMS (D A Y D R E A M S)
1. P R _ D U _ _ I _ N N U M _ _ _
2. _ A _ _ D I C _
3. C H E _ _ T H _ _ L _ S
4. _ S O _ R _ _ E _ _
5. _ _ N G _ E G _ M