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CROSSWORD : PUZZLE :: silk : fabric

  1. soft
  2. clothing
  3. fabric

The best answer is fabric. The relationship between the first pair of words, crossword and puzzle, is that of item to category—one word names something that falls into the category, or group, named by the other. Therefore, the second pair of words must also have an item-to-category relationship. Silk is a type of fabric.

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