Questions tagged [connect-wall]

A puzzle involving a set of things (most often words) which must be divided into groups such that the things in each group share some connection.

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Introducing “Where?” - a GCHQ word association puzzle

Introducing the 'Where?' puzzle genre – a type of word association puzzle popularised by The GCHQ Puzzle Book (2016). General instructions (adapted from the book): This puzzle type consists of an ...
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This connect wall is a security risk!

Unlike normal connect-walls which have four groups of four, this one has five groups of four. The five groups may each be summarised by one word and those five words are in turn related. JADE JAZZ ...
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Can you solve the connecting wall?

This puzzle is based on the "connecting wall" from the British tv show "Only Connect". The goal is to group the 16 words into 4 groups of 4 words that all share a property. Here ...
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I saw what's yours

Pair up the following ten words: Arabic french fries gray monthly ninety-nine paying rent smooth whatever yellow Hint, added later: Another hint, added even later: Another hint, added even later:
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Connect The Wall-Words:-

Edit:- We have a group of words here:- (Go check Hint 1) ACIDITY TIME MICROSCOPE MARKS LIGHT SCALE CHEMISTRY CLAW REAL LEAD INTEREST BIOLOGY DUCK RADICAL ACADEMY LEAF Goal:- Group these $16$ ...
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Double Connect Wall - I'll Drink to That!

This is my first attempt at a Connect Wall. Your task is to find the connections between the following 16 words to form 8 groups of 4. No, I did not Muck up the Fath – there is one connection per row ...
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The Pub Quiz and the Passion, take two

My attempted pub quiz/Only Connect wall question never got very close to a true answer, so here's another try. The ultimate wall was solved in less than an hour over in the Only Connect Facebook ...
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A Connect Wall You Can Count On

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. The resulting four words also have a connection which is a seven-letter word. ONE POTATO PINK FOUR CORN RANCH SOY SINGLE ...
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A beautiful connect wall

As usual, a connect wall is a $4\times4$ grid, which has 16 words inside it. They are broken into 4 groups of 4 words,and each group has a relationship. The four words defining the relations are ...
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A yummy, crunchy connect wall

A connect wall is a 4 x 4 grid, Each has 16 words inside it. They are broken into 4 groups of four words, Each has a relationship. The four words defining the relations are themselves related, And the ...
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This Connect Wall has some troubles

Divide these sixteen words into four groups based on something they have in common. You'll find that each of the four groups gives you a clue leading to something in particular. The words aren't in ...
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A Simple Connect Wall?

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups. Additionally, the four groups may be connected to give a hint at a fictional character. BUDGE ROLL BOW BOSS DIE GRAVE APSE CRYPT PRESS FISH ...
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Four-and-twenty songs baked in a wall

The list of twenty-four songs below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four songs. The six rules of partition membership are related to one another: specifically, they can be thought of in such ...
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A Short Connect Wall

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. Additionally, each of the four groups can be represented by a single group-word. Finally, the four group-words are connected ...
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Relations among words

The set of sixteen terms below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four terms that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. (The four commonalities ...
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A colorful little Connect Wall

This Connect Wall is pretty straightforward (?), but I thought it might be a fun mini-puzzle! Connect Wall rules: Divide these sixteen words into four groups based on something they have in common. ...
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Double twisted connect wall

This puzzle continues on the trend of connect-walls (a bit late for the Topic Challenge #42, I'm afraid), but with some twists. First, it's a double connect-wall! The following image can be separated ...
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Chain Puzzle: Tabletop Games #09 - “The” Cryptic Movies

This is the ninth Chain Puzzle in the Tabletop Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around board games, card games, tile games, and the like. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or ...
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A Connect Wall to Fly Over

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The 16 images below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected images. The overall connection between the groups this time ...
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Shingoki: An Exploration of Unicode

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls-- wait, what? This is a Shingoki puzzle. The rules (paraphrased from puzzle-shingoki.com) are as follows: The aim is to form a ...
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PRINCESS CONNECT! wall

I wanted to make an anime-themed visual connect wall, but chickened out from including copyrighted images...so here is a much harder version of it, that is also no longer visual. Never tried to make a ...
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Sports Connect Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The sports here can be grouped into four groups. To solve the puzzle With two of the four groups, form the following sport. ...
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Illiterate connectwall

The words here can be grouped into four groups. The groups taken together will hint at a 7 letter word. Good Luck! RANGE FRO HANG ASP WHITE WIND SNAP LOCK LEGO LAN AND BARB SCRUB THROAT MAN EASE ...
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Re-Venn-ge of the Connecting Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Today I created a connect-wall puzzle (for which a solver would need to partition 16 items into 4 connected groups of 4, and ...
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Connect Wall of Flags: Stimulants are Endless!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Knockoff Gladys was quite happy about how their last puzzle was received. So happy, in fact, that I found a new note waiting for ...
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Kicking and screaming (a musical connect wall)

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls In this puzzle, the melodies of 16 songs are given in sheet music form. You first must identify the 16 songs from the melodies. ...
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A Tribute to Alex Trebek

This is a very sad day for puzzlers and Jeopardy! lovers alike. I decided to create this puzzle to commemorate Alex because he is the reason I got into making puzzles. This is a typical connect wall, ...
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Please Don't Flag This Question

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Today, I received a rather peculiar mail from L.B.G. (Low-Budget Gladys), Glady's cousin, thrice removed (and aunt to the ...
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Sergeant Sequence calls for back-up

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls "Sequence, get in here! Your man's definitely up to something!" The mood at Headquarters was tense. Sergeant Sequence ...
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Yes, this is the legendary wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls This is it. This is the very wall. His life, his work — this wall was the center of it all. One simply cannot imagine his fame, ...
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History is written by the Connect Wall

This is an entry for Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls. Election Day in the United States, and my daughter is taking Civics, so we're watching the returns. It occurred to me ...
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Connect Wall - Grid Puzzles Edition!

This is an entry for Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls. Huge thanks to bobble and Deusovi for playtesting! >< And hey, this one may also mark my 100-day puzzle here in ...
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Connect Wall: “Who's that Pokémon?”

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Ash, on his expedition to Catch Em' All™, came across a strange new Pokémon! He pulled out his trusty Pokédex to identify this ...
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What are these holes in my Connect Wall?

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls "Why on earth are there blank spaces in your connect wall?" "In my defense, you just asked me to make categories ...
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Hanging on the Connect Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls The sixteen paintings below can be grouped into four groups of four, each group being linked by a common theme. The four themes ...
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Connect Wall of Flags: Don't Embarrass Us

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls K. G. (Knockoff Gladys) surprised me today with a note. Hey, bobble! I took your advice and made a puzzle. Who knew that was ...
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Visual Connect Wall: Heads up!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Rules: Organize the following sixteen images into four groups of four, based on categories into which they fit. The sixteen ...
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An amorphous connect wall

The set of sixteen items below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four items that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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Connecting Sixteen Shades

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls TASK: Partition these 16 colours into 4 groups of 4 based on shared properties. Then identify the only colour (not represented ...
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When designing a tougher Connect Wall, how to provide good entry points and signposting for a solver?

I'm still very new to Connect Wall puzzle design, and I don't want to make a puzzle that frustrates or confuses potential solvers, so I figured I would ask here for some advice. Recently I've designed ...
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Film connections

The set of sixteen films below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four films that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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Connect Wall: I Don't Mind

A Connect Wall is a set of sixteen words/proper nouns/phrases which can be broken into four groups of four related items, where the relationship can be described by another word/proper noun/phrase. ...
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Another Visual Connect Wall

Inspired by this recent Connect Wall The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. The resulting four words also have a connection, but in this case, the final connection ...
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Four groups, sixteen words

These 16 words can be separated into 4 categories... What are they? All of them have something in common... What is it? Bean, Iron, Bird, Notorious, Cannonball, Ripper, Prince, Zodiac, Clown, Slim, ...
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A Titanic Connect Wall

UPDATE: It's been a day, so let's open this up to any interested solvers. A recent Connect Wall I wrote seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I'm putting together a few of these ...
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A connect wall where everybody wants to belong

A connect wall is usually a set of 16 words which can be split into four groups of four related words. Each of those groups can be described under a single over arching group as well. Unfortunately, ...
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A Mouldy Connect Wall

A recent Connect Wall I wrote seemed to attract some interest from newer solvers, so I'm putting together a few of these puzzles to provide a gentler introduction to this puzzle type. EXPERIENCED ...
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Groovy puzzle, man!

This is my first crack at making a Connect Wall puzzle - I designed it to hopefully be relatively straightforward and gentle, and an introduction to this type of puzzle for new solvers like me! To ...
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Another freak in the wall

I love my auntie. This may not sound like a particularly shocking statement to you, but that is only because you don't know her... Since I am a loving nephew, when she hinted that the walls of her ...
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This should be clear

The set of sixteen words below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four words that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...