The following words create a triangle. To get to the next word, you delete a letter, and in most cases rearrange them. Luckily, some hints are given to help you figure out what the words are.
7 letters - Acetylsalicylic Acid
6 letters - Injury
5 letters - Where the Arc de Triomphe is
4 letters - Tears
3 letters - Small Taste of a Drink
2 letters - Homophone of a Delicious Pastry
1 letter - Not "You and Me", but Rather "You and _"