Can you solve the Word Ladder in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge in five steps or fewer? Let's find out:

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

W E T
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_ _ _
_ _
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D R Y

Here is a 5-step SOLUTION.

A 5-STEP SOLUTION:

W E T
B E T
B A T
B A Y
D A Y
D R Y

Did you come up with a different sequence of words (shorter, longer, or the same length)? Please share it with us in the comments below. Thanks for playing!