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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An Only Connect Wall

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 thematically connected words. What are those connections and groups? Text version: SHIFT OPTION RED FLAP BLACK BOOK LANE CONTROL STOCK ...
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The Cryptic Writing On The Wall

The goal is simple: solve the cryptic clues to get a Only-Connect wall, consisting of 16 words, which then must be grouped into 4 groups of 4 words each sharing a common property. Investigate the ...
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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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Food Fight! (An extended VowelBurger™ puzzle…)

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here (and all its many clones!) The food hall was a mess. A massive fight had broken out among the proprietors of the five burger stands stationed around the ...
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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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MSSNG VWLS CNNCT WLL

The words and phrases in the following connect wall are missing their vowels. Insert the missing vowels into each word or phrase (all of the words/phrases are spaced correctly), then sort them into ...
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Code Movie Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36: Twisted Classics 1 I'm thinking of a movie. The Connecting Wall below (click it for a bigger version) should have made guessing the movie really simple, ...
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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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Recycling old answers

Each of the puzzles below gives a two-word answer. Solve the puzzles and arrange the resulting 16 words into four groups of four, each with a common theme. The resulting group names form a clue for ...
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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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The Wall of Walls

I present to you... The Wall of Walls! \begin{matrix} \text{sniper} & \text{bauxite} & \text{marshmallow} & \text{viper} & \\ & \\ \text{sparrow} & \text{absolution} & \...
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Hoping for a satisfying conclusion (a musical connect wall)

Hoping for a satisfying conclusion In this puzzle, the melodies of 16 songs are given in musical form. You first must identify the 16 songs from the melodies. Then, arrange the songs into four ...
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They say I should work on bigger things

I'm an important figure in my field. Who am I? ----------------------------------------------- | seat | heat | fish | line | |---------------------------------------------| | go ...
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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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I Hope You Like Connect Walls!

Your task? Sort the 16 words into 4 groups of 4 words. Each group will have something in common. All the common things relate to a tag. What tag? ...
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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 - 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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new “Only Connect” puzzle

Please be kind - this is my first puzzle! ...
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Three out of four ain't bad

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. ACORN, ALI, BRADLEY, ...
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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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My Lovely 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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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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The lengthy and boring adventures of

I happened to write a book once. It was told by the main character - an educated adventurous gentleman with a long yet dignified name. Yet, when I sent the manuscript to the publisher, they told me ...
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A Not-So-Simple Connect Wall

I was making a connect wall, and I finished it late at night (2:00 am). I was glad and it was one of my hardest yet. However, as I took a sip from my coffee cup, I fell asleep and (I assume) coffee ...
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Connecting Wall

These sixteen words can be divided into four groups of four, each of which has something in common. What are the groups, and what are the connections between them? (Inspired by the British TV show ...
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A Connect Fano Plane

The Fano plane is the smallest example of a finite projective plane, with 7 points and 7 lines, which has the property that every pair of points lie together on a unique line, and every pair of lines ...
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A Connecting Wall off the beaten track!

This is an extended hybrid connect-wall puzzle which fuses components of the most common PSE strain (where group connections also have one final connection, which is the puzzle's answer) with a ...
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I send you all to the Connect-Wall

Here's a random code-wall for you though; I think of it as unfair to the point of impossible, but some people of this site never cease to surprise me. You need to split the 16 words into 4 groups, ...
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Twisted Connections

This is an entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36 The following is an Only-Connect wall seen in the BBC TV series. You have to divide the 16 words into groups of 4 each satisfying a specific ...
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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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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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Another Only Connect Wall

This is an Only Connect Wall, like the several (some examples here) that have been posted here in the past. The goal is to divide the 16 words below into 4 thematically connected groupings of 4 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Leisure and Entertainment

An only connect wall. Or is it? Here is a text version of the table: Music Chamber Clay Saturn Castle Tree Snow Stone Trip Candle Engagement Havoc Ashes Tower of Hanoi Surprise Small
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Connect Wall: Visual Edition

It feels like a while since the last Connect Wall, so here is one. As usual, there are 16 words which can be grouped into sets of four with each group associated with a word. The resulting four words ...
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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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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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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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Only Kinect Wall

The 4 groups of a total of 16 words can be sorted into four connected groups of 4. The goal is to find the connections of the groups. Text version: ...
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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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Piece de Resistance - Six-six-six. An Ultimate Wall of Cryptics

Six - six-six. An Ultimate Wall of Cryptics This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six ... Aha! This one is of ...
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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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Passing the time

Here in the United States, COVID is now casting a long shadow over our summer. To help pass the time where we should be enjoying our normal summer activities, here's a connect wall to remind us of ...
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What you gotta do?

You have 10 groups of 4 words: DUO, IRON, LINKS, ROCK ICE, LED, METAL, TIC DRILL, PI, WIN, WOO BRA, IGNITE, LOOM, RUBBISH AIR, DUST, GO, PAT AUDI, AURA, MEOW, SPEW GRIMM, HOOT, MUD, TAIL ASK, BELL, ...
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Connect Wall - find the groups

This is my first attempt at an only connect wall and honestly, I expect it to be solved within the hour, if not the first 10 minutes. | Angel | Hollywood | Werewolf | Heron | | ...
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Legend has it… (a connect wall)

Legend has it... This is a two part connect wall puzzle. The sixteen movie and TV titles below can be arranged into groups of four that are related by a common theme. The four themes themselves have ...