Questions tagged [anagram]

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

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Many more Anagrams!

Here I have yet another anagram puzzle to be solved. The rules are you have to find the anagram pair, that can be placed in the "_____", and the number of "__" spaces does not matter. Enjoy! ...
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Anagrams: From Food to Food [closed]

A challenge a friend and I came up with to entertain ourselves, but found a little too taxing: Find 5 single word foods (i.e. comestibles or dishes) whose letters can be reshuffled to give another ...
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I Never do Tire!

Hagfy was correct, I will never "tire" of making these puzzles! Here are the previous three: 1 2 3 Me, I am average, My homophone is what you shouldn't be, My other homophone is your ...
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Twisted Vivaldi

There are 5 riddles. Each riddle will lead to a one word clue for the final answer. Your job is to guess the final answer. The problem is, each riddle has a twist: 1 of them is a red herring. 1 of ...
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I am a word with the following properties. Find me and solving riddles might be one of your qualities

Riddle me this: I am a word with the following properties. Find me and solving riddles might be one of your qualities. An anagram is what you must be to execute me. An anagram ...
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Me, I am circumference

Here is a puzzle in the same form of my previous puzzles, here and here. Me, I am circumference, My anagram is what you should do, My anagram's homophone is what you do in school, My ...
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Bumblin' Stumblin' Rumblin' Jumblin'!

This is an entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36 Jumble® was one of my favorite puzzles growing up. They were quick and fun and relatively easy; they took just long enough to keep me ...
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Password Strength

An entry to Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 - based on this xkcd. I am the password manager, helping others remember passwords. I am the password manager, receiving many calls ...
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Cryptically dumb medieval jokes

Why did the chicken cross the river? Well, I believe that is a question too vague to classify for a riddle, eh? Well, I had to draw your attention. Actually, my story is a bit more complicated than ...
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I'm quite famous nowadays, mostly because of my owner

I have: An anagram that sharpens your imagination An anagram that doesn't ask for your permission An anagram that is not very original An anagram that is not very important What am I?
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A new word puzzle

Here is a new, original puzzle that I have made! You have to find the word that I describe. Me, I am an introduction My anagram is past tense of what you are doing now. The homophone of ...
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Yes, leaves turn different tones

A throw back to my very first puzzle here on Puzzling SE, you have to complete the steps listed for each bolded phrase to reveal a secret quote! 1. Yes, leaves turn different tones. Find the ...
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Yet more consonant sameness

Never one to revile the practice of doing the same idea as everyone else here is another consonant puzzle Consonants remain in same order and the vowels shuffle so for example Lone Star State Cabs is ...
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Grandma's keynote

Found this note which is addressed To my grandma, in her chest Since she's passed now, here's my quest.. What tickled her interest? And who invited her as guest?
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Anagram’s all over this place

I met a fellow puzzler from a certain country and town. When I asked where he was from, he replied My prefix is anagram My infix is anagram My suffix is anagram Where is he from? Hint: When ...
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Shortest way from B to A

Spent most of my life out at sea I've crossed a shark or two – or three Stayed calm – a skipper brave and tough Yet one of them did call my bluff Gorged on my leg with glee Not yet ...
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More Consonant Sameness

Each answer will have two words with the same consonants in the same order. An example, for the newcomers: When Spies Collide which is of course a Based on Riley's recent riddle. Now for the ...
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So many Anagrams!

For this puzzle, you have to find two words that are anagrams of each other to fit into the "____". For example, you might place earth and heart. After we _____ for many hours we were very ...
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Laddergram to start off your day?

I thought I'd try my hand at creating a Laddergram, a format of puzzle I've seen in Dell's Pencil Puzzles and Word Games. The rules here are: on each row, there are three words given by clues. The ...
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Where in the world?

(This is not a part of the puzzle. I am posting this here for two reasons: first, I've already spent ~8 hours trying to solve this. Second, I find it quite interesting and want to share.) The puzzle ...
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Garden and Desert

Deals with me rarely are regretted. I assure you, when last becomes first and the first last He'll be Rejected. Adam Rejoiced in my newer locations -- Dancing about again and again as ...
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Same Bat-Time! Same Bat-Channel!

Robin has been captured by the always-insidious Riddler! Batman tracks him to a old apartment on the 39th floor of an abandoned high-rise and swings inside, only for the window to slam shut behind ...
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What is his phone number?

Edit One day when you are watching your neighbor's dogs (one named Morse and the other named "nag a ram") the dog starts to have problems. Nag a ram will not stop crying/yelping and looks sad, so you ...
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Attack of the Asthmatic Enemy Omnivores

You're under attack! Who by, you may ask? By the Asthmatic Enemy Omnivores, of course! Why? Irrelevant! You've just found a bomb that they planted near your headquarters, and the only way to disarm ...
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A Tau Snug John?

Look to space to see planets eight, You'd probably waste where's I'd just wait. Multiply Fifty and Three, Ten Million times, Tis when evolution made me, Living in pond scum, What a great time whoopee....
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There are 5 brothers

If the first one is the stone, you will be very rich if you have a kilo of it The second one is an evil one, he love wars, no love inside him. The third one has many caps, he love computers, ...
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7x6 Grid Anagrams #1

Solve out these 6 letter anagrams and fit them into a 7x6 grid such that the first and last column read out name of a famous author. ...
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“What's an engineer's favorite music to listen to?”

The answer is within the following scrambled letters, but there is also a letter missing: R-O-M-T-A-H-H-? I've been at this for hours and I cannot come up with anything whatsoever. I strongly ...
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Puzzling Poem About Word Puzzles

Uh oh. I was trying to come up with an interesting puzzle, better than my previous ones, but I have forgotten the correct answer. The solution is a special sequence of 14 seemingly random words. They ...
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The answer is right here silly

I need your help with this one. I had a mixup at work today. As you can clearly see I missed part of my to do list today. Upon arriving at work, within minutes I received this email from my boss. ...
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Return of the Add-A-Gram!

This game is based on the Add-A-Gram puzzles by wildBillMunson. I think it's the 11th in the series, but who's really keeping count? The goal: You need to find a chain of words, such that each next ...
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Replace some letters at PUZZLE to find out a sentence

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Meteor strikes again

Part of a phone call: -...well why didn't you just say so? -It wasn't as easy as you thought, Jack. All the power lines here were destro--- -I know...It's not like we're living on a different ...
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Which celebrity's name is hidden in the above letters? [closed]

D,X,F,L,H,A,T,E,E Which celebrity's name is hidden in the above letters? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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The Mystery of the Unknown Performer

It's your first day as an assistant in the new Puzzle Arena, and you've immediately been taken to an important task. Later today, a well-known artist will be taking to the stage to perform in front of ...
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Star Crossword, and anagrams

Rules: The star is from 5 straight lines, each line for 1 word. The 2 double circles have same letter. The 2 dashed circles have same letter. The direction is Top-Down. For horizontal line is Left-...
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Where Is My Friend?

A friend of mine, one of those world-traveler, rugged outdoorsman, live-out-of-a-tent-and-backpack sorts, has just sent me an interesting email:   ...
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Additions & Twists

Start with a word. For each line below, add one letter to the last word, then anagram, to get a word that means: pitch fleet slowly anent public adverse What word did I start as and what words did I ...
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Help, my life is in danger!

So I was sitting in this nice little pub minding my own business when this party of 6 people walked in and sat down at the table next to me. The group looked kind of odd. There was this woman with ...
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Crossedwords and ciphers and riddles oh joy!

Nothing too special, a crossword to complete, with some layers beneath. All you'll need lies within the puzzle. Cross-words are cool aren't they? Click on it to enlarge image. Normally you'd ...
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What is his profession?

Once when I was travelling through the Himalaya, I came to a small cottage. It was getting dark and I was looking for a place to spend the night, so I knocked on the door. After a while an old man ...
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I behave and am armed

Starting with I behave and am armed, do all the following in the correct order to reveal a famous American history quote. Remove one word Remove two ...
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Tangled-up Add-o-Grams!

This is based on the Add-A-Gram puzzles by wildBillMunson. You need to find a chain of words, such that each next word is an anagram of the previous word plus an additional letter. Each one is a ...
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Even odd words can be oddly even

This is an entry to the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #25: wordplay. How it works You are given 3 clues, ODD, EVEN and FULL. The answer to each clue is a single word. The ODD and EVEN words are ...
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Encrypted Add-A-Gram!

In a regular Add-A-Gram, each word in the chain is an anagram of the previous word plus one additional letter. It is possible to solve them from any entry point, and then work forwards or backwards ...
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Faster, higher, stronger

Last week my local newspaper featured a crossword puzzle. Two things were strange about it: it was placed on the sports pages and the clues were numbered in a very peculiar way, with what looks like a ...
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Another beloved Add-A-Gram puzzle!

Well it's been a few days, so I figure, why not? Are you ready to solve another Add-A-Gram chain? Each word can form the next word by adding a letter and then forming an anagram. For example, an ...
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Lost are your hopes, yet this is what you were looking for

My story starts at my small kiosk. But I was a fool and now all is lost, what I gained in return is a downpour on my head. A burden on my soul. I found a plan to fool them all, now I can force ...
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Dead Letter Drops

Start with a word. For each line below, drop the indicated number of letters from it, rearranging if necessary, to form a word with the (probably cryptical) meaning given. The first line clues your ...
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List of Related Multi-Grams

Each item on this list is a multi-word anagram. I like to call them Multi-Grams. Each line is a separate item in the list. For each item, rearrange the letters to form new words. The number of words ...