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An anagram rearranges the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase.

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'Scrambbled?' Pick the anagram

First time poster, puzzle is rather short: AEIOLN = KAOLINE OLT = JOLT AEILNTR = ??? Edit: One more example to help guide your way to my hoped for pattern (answers from before this may ...
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Science Oppograms

Here come more Oppograms, this time science-related courtesy of our fortnightly challenge. The rules: In each set of words, find the opposite of each word, then anagram the letters of all opposites ...
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I Solemnly Swear That I Am Up To No Good

Quite simple. Find the odd one out, follow the instruction to give you a letter and then give me the code word. Two pieces of advice first: 1) They gradually get harder (in my opinion) 2) Don't ...
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Speaking in circles

Find a two-word phrase from these circles.
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More linked oppograms

Inspired by this and this puzzle: more oppograms! An oppogram is an anagram of opposites. First find the opposites of the words below, then form the title of a song by making an anagram of these ...
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Oppogram - Anagram of the opposite

Let's define an Oppogram as an anagram of opposites. Provided the words below, find their opposites, and then answer the question using an anagram of the words you found. Example Who is Pepper's ...
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Three linked oppograms

Inspired by this puzzle where an oppogram was defined as an anagram of opposites For example: $\color{blue}{ratify }\space\color{red}{smart}\space\color{green}{peace}\rightarrow\color{blue}{deny}\...
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The Language Genie

My friend Arie has a toy called a "Language Genie". If you give it a word in English, it will pick four different languages and find the translation of the English word in each language. Then it makes ...
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A Letter: The Archenemy

A week ago, when I was travelling on an airplane to my city London, I found an envelope. The strange thing was that I found my name on it. So, I opened it. It read: Hi, Did you miss me? I hope ...
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Name the sword aloud to save the castle from the monster

One morning the castle awoke to a shout: "A monster's attacking, come quick!" "Call for the wizard", said somebody else, "He'll save us - his favourite trick". They called him 'Ard Merlin ...
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Returning the Cricket Kit

It was approaching the Easter Holidays at Farthingbottom School and Class 5M had been asked to clean out the cricket pavilion, ready for the start of the season next term. Under one of the benches ...
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What am I and where can I go?

This puzzle will reveal what I (wish) am. Unfortunately it doesn't exist (yet) or as far as we know! V 0 XV-II C <...
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A riddle of anagrams 2

Previous riddle of anagrams here... I'm a hard worker,always producingBut I'm a perfectionist and Ithrow all my produce out Now I am with someone,Yet I am still an individual thing And somehow ...
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Musician Jumble

I have a lot of free time, so I asked my friend for music suggestions. My friend, knowing that I am bored with time on my hands agreed, but gave me the suggestions in the form of a puzzle. On a ...
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How many words are in the answer?

There is no question. There is text: Ewen road worthiness How many words are in the answer?
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No tea. No coffee. No water

Fr Owen More had left the exclusive Dublin Temperance Society meeting and was relieved to be sitting down in the living room of Mrs. Philippa Glass. She brought him a wee fat-free jam oat scone ...
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A riddle of anagrams

I must get to the bottom of this But it is so far away It couldn't be further So I swap round to be a gardener I hold up my plants Holding the nutrients they need But I change again, ...
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An Exercise in Spatial Geometry

You're on a treasure hunt for a mysterious object, and the clue you need is hidden somewhere in a giant library. You have the following clue: uxq pt as well as the following piece of paper: ...
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Mathematics is Prohibited

Find that name which hides within this image. Hint Good Luck!
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Mathematics related anagrams

Which two mathematics related words are anagrams of ALERTING and ALTERING and RELATING?
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ANAGRAM in a REBUS

Given below is a picture. Find the word(s), and use it/them to find the name of a famous personality. Hint 1 Hint 2 Good Luck!
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The Gods Are Word-Crazy: Condensed and Corrected

A secret word that Hera found Pan scattered, just for fun. Your quest: restore the severed parts Then celebrate. You're done. But should you seek the letters here By Zeus, you'll not get one!
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Riddle - what is the word? I am a similar of the answer

What is the answer and why? I am a similar of the answer, A jumbled flower atom, plus 14, I am a muddled, missing alliance, My answer is an answer, a mix. What word am I?
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05132: Some off facing?

You open a file and see the following codes. What do they mean? ...
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Dissecting Africa

A straightforward puzzle for the patient. There are no tricks or decryptions needed. The task is 'simple' albeit potentially challenging (and maybe time-consuming). The goal Dissect the Africa-...
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What Britney Spears is famous for

And an even longer clue: tolerating a look at her belly.
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What kind of question is this?

Together I am four and five. Apart, am I four or five? Often I am written one or one. Confused, I may be payments for a bard, antique hearing-aids, the price of gas, brightly-burning fat, a damned ...
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Crossword With Friends

So I recently created a crossword for you guys, but I misplaced everything except my list of words! Being too busy working on movie-related puzzles to recreate it, I asked some help from my friends (...
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Can you detect the pattern?

Read the title and identify Airtight ace has, our "helicopter". Cold manner hydra, implore "phi" law. A only hardcore nut, he shook Mr. cell's. Loathe "big" geezer, a Lonely Myth's. Soon "sign" ...
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Anagram Sentences

For each of the below sentences, find a set of anagrams that can fill in the blanks to form a coherent, grammatically correct sentence. See the example below if you don't understand. I won't provide ...
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In the news this month, September 2015

I have an IDEA for a puzzle. I think I'll add two letters. But am I a puzzle about a recent discovery? Or a very old conquest, newly recoined? The news would tell you both of these are very new and ...
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Well-known quotations

Continuing the Movie theme, can you unravel the well-known quotes below? I would encourage teamwork with this one. ...
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A 3 letter word whose permutations are words

When you rearrange the letters in the word "NO" in all possible ways you have NO ON These are both English dictionary words. Are there any 3 letter words where all 6 of the 3 letter permutations of ...
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A set for which the majority have a common theme

Sometimes it's fun to be a little too literal. The family being pushed repeatedly. The reach of a ring. Electricity of darkness. The gradual destruction of transportation. Unable to marry alone. Some ...
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Anagram chains - What is the common property in each?

This puzzle is about solving anagram-chains. To start, let's first define what an anagram-chain is: An anagram-chain consists of multiple anagrams stitched together into a long letter-list. ...
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Murder of the President - Part 6

This is Part 6 of the Murder of the President brainteaser/riddle series. If you have not already, check out the answers for Murder of the President - Part 1 posted by Nit Murder of the President - ...