Please do NOT post your answer, but do say if you think you have solved the puzzle and how long it took. Solution on Monday.
A linguistic one this week. Can you cross out five letters in the sequence below and still be left with two English words?
F F I R V I E L D E T A Y P T U Z E Z R S L E
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