Hints & Solutions Edit
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A fill-in-the-blank puzzle that uses story context and common sense to reveal the pairs of letters that ultimately form words which complete the story.
There are no duplicate letter combinations. If "44" is equal to "LY", then no other number will also be equal to "LY"
No, "44" is not equal to "LY", in fact the correct pairing of letters for "44" is "OD"
Petey is a bird.
The islands mentioned in the story are real.
The correct pairing of letters for "1" is "CH".
The first missing word is "CHARTERS" (which gives you the correct pairings for 1, 2, 3, and 4.
The full missing word list and keyword is found in the next block of text. If you do not wish to be spoiled, please do not continue.
The full missing words are as follows: charters, balinese, nobles, treasuremap, mainsails, sinbad, portofcall, threemaster, eyepatches, tricornehats, cannonballs, galleon, capeofgoodhope, safeharbor, sealions, albatrosses, lifeboat, parrot, incoldblood, slicedanddiced, feather, galapagosislands, lagoon, sunkenchests, goldcoin, pearls, chalice, goblet, laddies, barbados, bootstraps, garrotte, alligator, machetes, holsters, rapscallions, harpooned, theplank, portends, theseagods, chantey. The keyword is "PIECES OF EIGHT"