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..but not quickly enough, I guess...

I'd seen this earlier, but couldn't CHIME IN ..
wanted to re-echo DEAD RINGER with a reference, nay a paean, to Jerry Garcia, no doubt a DEAD SINGER ...who's now being ..with an eXtra S ..

RESTRAINED .. & for whom at least one bell tolls ..When my daughter & friends followed them, I'd joke that I'd be grateful when they were dead, but I was truly sorry when he was
PS: I enjoyed the jokes ..truly SCROANers but good'un's!

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... but does it take us anywhere?

RESTRAINED

R --> P

PEDESTRIAN

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N ---- > L

..and it may put us up on the roof, as some chimneys easier for Santa to see are

PILASTERED

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PILASTERED

E --> O

DEPILATORS

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DEPILATORS

- S

..Their quartet,called The Depilators, just became a solo act

DEPILATOR

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L ---- > H

..for the quartet's demise was that local interest simply

ATROPHIED

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ATROPHIED

is

APHRODITE

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We could take APHRODITE and change H to Z and make

TRAPEZOID

but I don't think I want to, 'cuz it takes away too many options for nextwording.

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Next, I wanted to make THERAPOD. There ought to be a dinosaur of that description. Only it turns out that's spelled "therOpod.

How about

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drop P

ATHEROID
Obscure, but real.

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ATHEROID

H ---- > S

..than an

ASTEROID

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