Here's a new word ladder puzzle for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge:

By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert CASH into LOAN in the fewest possible steps.

C A S H
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_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
_ _ _ _
L O A N

Here is a 6-step SOLUTION.

A 6-STEP SOLUTION:

C A S H
C A S T
C O S T
C O O T
C O O N
L O O N
L O A N

Did you come up with a different sequence of words? Feel free to share your solution with us in the comments below. Thanks for playing!