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Contest: Let's Guess Three Words II! (Week 6 update)

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Week 0:
The set of all words with 3 or more consecutive consonants (consonants being defined as all letters except A, E, I, O, U, and Y): NONE 
The set of all words containing a double vowel (AA, EE, II, OO, UU, YY): ONE 
The set of all words that appear as distinct words in William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (as opposed to as substrings of words), according to www.rhymezone.com/shakespeare (example: BRANCHLESS, counterexample: RANCH): TWO 
The set of all words in which the fifth letter exists and appears in the string FAMILY REUNIONSALL 

Week 1:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words of length strictly less than 8 (that is, 7 or below): ALL
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all words with a length of 9 or more letters that do NOT contain a double vowel: NONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words with a length matching a number in the Fibonacci sequence (2, 3, 5, 8, or 13): ONE
[Sam Levitin] The set of all words whose length is greater than or equal to 12: NONE

Week 2:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words that begin with a vowel (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all words beginning with I, J, Q, U, X, Y, or Z: NONE
[Kevin Orfield] The set of all words containing exactly two instances of vowels (A, E, I, O, U, and Y): ONE
[Kyle Nils] The set of all words which begin with a vowel (A, E, I , O, U and Y): ONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words containing at most two instances of vowels (A, E, I, O, U, and Y): ONE
[Sam Levitin] The set of all words in which the first two letters are both consonants (anything besides A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE

Week 3:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words whose length is a perfect number (that is, 6 letters, as no other number between 2 and 15 inclusive is perfect): TWO
[John Bulten] The set of all words ending with a letter from BENDY TRACK: TWO
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all words whose first and second letters are both vowels (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): NONE
[Kevin Orfield] The set of all words where the first letter comes earlier in the alphabet than the last letter: ONE
[Kyle Nils] The set of all words that begin with a letter that appears in the word SHADOW: ONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words in which at least half of the letters are vowels (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): TWO
[Sam Levitin] The set of all words in which the 3rd and 5th letters both exist and are a vowel (A, E, I, O, U, or Y) and a consonant (any letter besides A, E, I, O, U, or Y) in some order: ALL

Week 4:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words containing a doubled consonant (BB, CC, DD, FF, . . . XX, ZZ): ONE
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all words containing a doubled vowel (AA, EE, II, OO, UU, or YY) and whose second letter is a consonant (any letter other than A, E, I, O, U, or Y, doubled or otherwise): NONE
[Kevin Orfield] The set of words in which strictly more than half of the letters are vowels (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Kyle Nils] The set of all words that begin with a letter found in the words SUPERB OWL: ONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words ending with a vowel (A, E, I, O, U, and Y): TWO
[Sam Levitin] The set of all words whose letters have a combined point value of 11 or lower in English-language ScrabbleTWO

Week 5:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words where the fourth letter is a vowel (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): TWO
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all 5-letter words containing three or more vowels (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Kyle Nils] The set of all words that begin with and end with a consonant (anything besides A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words that start and end with the same letter: NONE

Week 6:
[Daniel Levitin] The set of all words beginning with C, K, P, or W: ONE
[Kenneth Wilson] The set of all 5-letter words that begin with a vowel (A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Kyle Nils] The set of all 6-letter words that contain at least 4 consonants (any letter but A, E, I, O, U, or Y): ONE
[Leo Termin] The set of all words that contain the letter E exactly once: TWO
[Sam Levitin] The set of all words ending in a letter from NORMAL: ONE

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