Hard word puzzle

Posted by Lewis on March 13, 2003

In Reply to: Hard word puzzle posted by Jacob on March 06, 2003

: I am looking for an opening line of a poem, play, novel, film, or song the first 9 words starting with the letters W T D E L A T N T.

: I know this is probably a long shot, but surely some clever phrasefinder out there will be able to crack it for me.

these are infuriating! I end up sticking the possible words in a matrix, but this one has a lot of possibilities. Please tell us the answers if you solve them. Some kind of context would help - when solving puzzles it helps to know the patterns the setter makes.