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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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Anagrid (word search with anagrams)

I have to give Tom the opportunity for a rematch, so here's my attempt at an Anagrid (here is the first puzzle in the series). The rules: This square is composed of elements, all in the same set, ...
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The Anagrammy… what?

Hello, did you hear about the Anagrammy Contest? No, wait — the anagrammy competition... or the anagrammy tournament? Look, I don't remember what it's called, exactly. Great, isn't it? >:( It ...
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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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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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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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Starring Samurais - Several Scribbled Short Stories

Flipping through my notebook, I found several stories I scribbled. What do they mean? First one Samurai nagging, "Elixir agent, typewriter iamb, ultraviolet emitters..." Second one ...
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Anagrammatically speaking

Fill in the blanks below. Each sentence uses words that are anagrams of each other. In each pair of sentences, solve the first sentence, change one letter of an answer-word from that sentence, and ...
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Anagrammatically speaking 5

Fill in the blanks of each sentence below with words that are anagrams of each other. In each pair of sentences, solve the first sentence, change one letter of an answer-word from that sentence, and ...
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An Ode Full'a Herrin's

Dear smart friend, How witty sire alway look! Here's ag'in an ol' ode, For you, fiend, a puzzler's game! Demeanour means imp's English name introduction. Small film halves film ...
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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 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 letters from a ...
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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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Can you solve this devilish Junior Jumble?

In the game Undertale, there is a character named Papyrus who believes that the Jumble puzzle is much harder than the daily crossword. Help prove him right by trying to solve this brainteaser:
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What is a Aged Rope Phrase™?

If a phrase adheres to a certain rule, I call it a Aged Rope Phrase™. Text-only version in CSV form: "Enamel Tar","A Chaplain Labouring" "Enable Lane","A Paleface Meets Minor" "Beer Nice","Therefore ...
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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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Anagram Within an Anagram!

The second poem is an anagram of the first poem. Both poems are separated by "~" to indicate they are both anagrams of each other. The aim of all is but to nurse the life With honour, wealth, and ...
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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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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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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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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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After the PSE lounge

Having solved the complaint at the PSE lounge, I leave the lounge and see a door I haven't noticed before. The door has a large sign. At the top it has a rhyme: Rotations are red Or are they blue?...
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Room 11: Bits and pieces of Chinese history

Credit: Brandon X. This is part of a larger riddle room puzzle. Other rooms: Room 213 You have just woken up. You recall the night before, being driven from your home to a luxurious hotel by some ...
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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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Words that are anagrams of themselves

Can you think of a 6+ letter word that is an anagram of itself? The rule is that the letters of the word must be able to be rearranged to spell the original word, but none of the letters are in their ...
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How to solve 5-10 letter anagrams (without a computer or electronics)?

How can I solve 5-10 letter anagrams without a computer or electronics? I was playing the Word Scramble category in the game Quiz Up and found it complicated, only in some parts. At home, I used an ...
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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 break, but ...
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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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Uncle Nestor's postcard crossword

Uncle Nestor is still finding ways to adapt to life inside a socially isolated bubble. Now that we are allowed to visit family members, I was helping him sort through an old drawer of postcards and ...
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Athletes at the Rio Olympics

This is an entry in the 13th Fortnightly Topic Challenge. The little country of Asrius finally made it into the Olympics game! Yay! CROWD CHEERING!!! Five competitors from this country (Martin Fuis,...
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Names of different kinds

My first 2 are a Chinese surname. My last 2 are a Chinese surname. My first 3 are a boy's name. My middle 2 are a boy's name. My last 3 are a boy's name. My anagram is a boy's name....
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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 my anagram is ...
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Mathematics is Prohibited

Find that name which hides within this image. Hint Good Luck!
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Are we there yet?

Quotations, but melt? Have you found the answer yet?
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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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Twelve Labours - #12 Pluto Pups

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, but can be solved independently. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 It was ...
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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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A weird text conversation

I just had a very strange SMS conversation with one of my musician friend. Since I need your help, I'll share it with you, hoping that he won't come here... Here is a text version of the conversation,...
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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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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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Rhyme of the century!

This puzzle is part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge - "Unconventional Tag Fusion". I won't be found next if you deeply Observe, Moil, won't help to form a parabola curve. I keep my five best ...
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I was inspired to create another anagram puzzle

Another anagram puzzle! Just like my previous anagram puzzle, this one has $20$ lines. Some are easy, some are hard, but some can also be a little funny. Once again, credit to @QuantumTwinkie's ...
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Anagram a specific word to describe a current event

Take a word, anagram it, add the original word to create a phrase. I hope the answer is not too offensive during these trying times. Bonus: Take the original word, anagram it again to describe the ...
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Just a little change and we're talking physical education

Without a change I wont let you give up. Though without my e you've made a jump On Christmas you hear my first two in succession Hear only my last two and we're talking physical education Keep only my ...
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Anagram puzzles

5 independent problems in a "self-help arrangement" (which helps you figure out, what the task is, without presenting an example) not left + up = honest tear + boy = jail five + I = kiln ...
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Continental nations word search

This square is composed of nations, all in the same continent, written either horizontally or vertically. There is no overlap, each letter belongs to exactly one nation. However, the country names are ...
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Worn out and about

Will wrote I'm worn out, and I'm not worn out, [1] Like to a thirsty bed, Worn, worn out of bed, Worn to repair a bed. Hint: [1] First word of riddle also wrote, in a famous speech, that ...
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My second Add-A-Gram

OK, my last one was solved in like 30 seconds, let's try for a better one. A pirate's favourite word inside the leader of an ancient pantheon inside moved quickly inside espouse one's opinions ...
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Mapmaker mauled by mace meets meretricious monk

After abandoning my job as a researcher due to a pirate attack, I've taken up a job as a galactic cartographer. To support my craft, I've made it my business to explore whichever galaxies I can. ...
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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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Rearranged recounting stirs the pot

My friend always speaks in anagrams (he's very clever). He was describing a dispute that tore his family apart: Side sea we toast, "Winter moon!" Shortly after that, I terminated my friendship ...