Questions tagged [connections-puzzle]

A puzzle involving making connections between several clues in a list.

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The mystery of NOC +10

NOC +10 On March 6th, 2015, a YouTube channel named "Noc +10" was created. Since that day, this channel is uploading some really darkly mysterious videos. I will start saying something about the name ...
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literally no idea

Clues What a conductor gives to an out-of-tune player? You perform this in Spring Sung by musical miners? Those behind bars keeps tabs on this Sounds something like a big colourful Spanish bird ...
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The box with the curious inscriptions

A librarian browsing the basement of a library came across an empty box. Its contents were missing, and to her annoyance even its label had been vandalized. The label did tell her that the box had ...
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A pack of wordsearches

In designing this puzzle involving wordsearches, I struggled to identify the correct collective noun for them. Asking around, nobody knew - a herd? A gang? A parliament?! After much prolonged (perhaps ...
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A Cleverly Disguised Word

This puzzle can be solved as puzzle on its own, but its solution is also part of Deusovi's Community Metapuzzle. The answers to the following nine clues are closely linked. (Their link is related to ...
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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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What links these words together?

What non-standard and surprising property links the following words together? testing, ROM, Moore, Mealy, flip-flop, code, Microelectronics, rays, Widgets, plane Notes: The list is not exhaustive,...
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Divine apple island

Arrange the following words into pairs. What cities are being clued here? What city is missing? divine, apple, island, oxford, big, love, novel, lower, rival, refuge, saxony, odysseus, guidance, ...
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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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Linked pictures

Can you find the link in them? The answer should explain the link in all three of them.
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Complete the (alpha) sequence riddle

Fill in the blank below (as indicated by the underscore: "_") to complete the unique sequence:     T _ M R P     Rules/hints/clarifications: The answer is to be in the form of an American-...
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Four degrees of separation (I make billions #8)

Four degrees of separation (I make billions #8) In a typical two part connect-wall puzzle, you are given 16 words which have 2 degrees of separation from the final answer. The first degree of ...
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Link the hints to solve this one, starting with Michael Jackson

This is a linking puzzle, where you get 8 hints, and 7 links between them. Michael Jackson made a song for this film. 1.-2. The link between the animal of clue 1 and the fictional person of clue 2 ...
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Crazy Cool Categories

I'm sorry about the title; I lost a bet with the '90s. Below are five categories. Each category is united by one word in the category; furthermore, each category rule is formed in the same way as the ...
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Letters to Numbers: What goes in the blank circle?

This is a letter to number conversion and pattern puzzle. What number goes in the blank circle and why? Each letter is a distinctly seperate digit from 0 to 9. ( There are 10 letters representating ...
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$\verb|Eight Circles|$

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #37: Rare and Endangered 1 Materials Pencil; Eraser; Blank A4 sheet of paper; and A ruler (also to use as a straightedge). Puzzle: Draw a square with a side-...
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Connecting the names

What relation do these five names share. Henry Eddie Murray Vic Roy
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A (not so) simple question!

The question is ... CONNECT Can you solve this one!? Hints will be provided after some time!
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I have added the link to a puzzle which I have asked in the math site.i will be glad if anyone helps me with this

Please go through the link which has my question. All the details I've included there. The first row is question and the second one options. Which comes next in this sequencing question? Details ...