In this second puzzle of letter switcheroos, your task is
For example, starting with fictive / faction, you can swap the first i and the a to get factive / fiction. Similarly, you can swap the first u and the o in cupula / ovular to get copula / uvular.
Below are the word pairs to be transformed:
If you think you’ve figured out the answers, submit your solution to the editors of SpecGram by April 15, 2015, and you could win a prize.* Solutions and winners will be announced in the May issue.
The solution to last month’s Sliding Vowels Puzzle is provided in visual form below. Eric Chen and Vince Wilson found plausible solutions and will receive prizes for their efforts.‡
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‡ The SpecGram Überlinguistaffen found an even more optimal solution, which is the one presented here.