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Didn't you ask me for a crossword?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #forty-seven: "Wacky Sudokus" Here's that crossword you asked for... Sorry, what's that - you didn't ask me for a crossword?? TASK: Solve the puzzle ...

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asked by Stiv 37 votes
answered by Beastly Gerbil 25 votes

A Puzzling Sudoku (Warning: Hot!)

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" A Sudoku with an oddly familiar shape. Here's a Penpa Link. Rules: Normal Sudoku rules apply (Special) Thermometers: The ...

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asked by Lukas Rotter 24 votes
answered by Jeremy Dover 17 votes

Sudoku in Technicolor!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" This puzzle consists of three overlapping Sudokus, coloured red, blue and green, so each cell will contain three digits, one of ...

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asked by Jeremy Dover 20 votes
answered by Lukas Rotter 12 votes

Hotaru Beam Puzzle: Is it impossible?

I saw this puzzle on Twitter by user @lilva_0419 and I personally feel that it is impossible to solve. Can you prove me wrong (or right)? Source on Twitter Try it online Rules (see Wikipedia): ...

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asked by niak 15 votes
answered by Lukas Rotter 31 votes

Chain Puzzle: Video Games #01 - Teleporting Crosswords!

This is the first Chain Puzzle in the Video Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around video games of all genres. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or phrase. The solver whose ...

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asked by Prince North Læraðr 15 votes
answered by Gareth McCaughan 9 votes

This Sudoku Park iS LIT!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus" The grid below is a normal Sudoku grid with normal Sudoku clues, but the completed grid also houses a Statue Park! The completed ...

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asked by Jeremy Dover 14 votes
answered by samm82 10 votes

A No Sensa Test Question with Mediterranean Flavor

Which of the three options fit in the central Octagon which is common to the two diagonals, one vertical and one horizontal row? Separately, each diagonal row (Brown and Red boxes), the horizontal row ...

knowledge pattern  
asked by DrD 13 votes
answered by Bass 13 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the relationship between the man and the woman?

A man walks up to a house and knocks on the door. He hears a woman asking: "Who is it?" The man answers: "My mother-in-law and your mother-in-law are mother and daughter" What is the ...

situation family  
asked by Smart 9 votes
answered by Marius 13 votes

You can keep it only after you give it to someone else. What is it?

You can keep it only after you give it to someone else. What is it?

asked by nbar 12 votes
answered by rlord3534 23 votes

6, the magic number

Here's a fun (albeit difficult) one: Make these equations true using arithmetic operations: ...

asked by ThreeFx 47 votes
answered by BitNinja 45 votes

They use me... What am I?

I'm complex inside,but easy on the outside. I'm loud for one,but quiet for others. I'm used to getting hit,but there's no alternative. I die as fast,as I rise again. What am I?

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asked by Tobias Peter 13 votes
answered by A.D. 10 votes

words ending with ant

Find the words ends with " ANT " clues given What kind of an ant works with figures? An accountANT. Lives in the jungle? Is far away? Is extraordinarily large? Works for a master? Is good-natured? ...

asked by Javeed Khan 7 votes
answered by Dave 7 votes

How do I solve the world's hardest sudoku?

This question is posted under the guidelines Don't worry too hard about restricting or regulating anything that isn't turning into a problem yet. If you don't agree that this question is on topic, ...

asked by durron597 22 votes
answered by wolfmanx 19 votes

What is the maximum number of solutions a Sudoku puzzle can have?

I've seen Sudoku puzzles that can be solved two different ways. Referring to a traditional 9x9 grid: Is it possible for a Sudoku puzzle to have more than two solutions? If so, what is the maximum ...

sudoku solvability  
asked by WendiKidd 57 votes
answered by Kendall Frey 43 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Men of the past

J.R.R. wrote about the dragon, thinking of these men. Issur performed and challenged the locals to do a crossing, thinking of these men. G.R.R. wrote about the killer of the giant, thinking of these ...

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asked by Enigma 1 vote

A Cryptic Property

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix After solving the following cryptic clues, find the following properties: A major property that all ten words share. A minor property ...

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asked by samm82 7 votes
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