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A puzzle centered around geographical features, such as countries, continents, cities, mountains, rivers, and climate.

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An impossible A to Z journey

An impossible A to Z journey I was chatting with my uncle Van Wetherall and his wife Wanda when VW burst out with "You know, we did the whole VW thing. We followed the A-Z map in the VW and ...
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Anyone Seen My Snorkel?

This is part 54 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. mqoı ugw7qж , zqv qw o h6ım v6ınɔ ugwo7 | zo 78վn £þxm εıqm conxnøqxw v8կox h6ımw , დnɔ þn 7დvn ...
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Unchained Again

This is part 53 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The black and white circles in this grid form a Masyu puzzle. Draw one continues ...
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Aquatic Giants – Heyawake / Marching Bands

This is part 52 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. “One, two, three, four, five, I love marine wildlife.” – unknown Dear Puzzling, The grid on the ...
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Winetasting Far from Home

This is part 51 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, I hope you are well. My journey continues with another exciting destination. Today ...
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Yes, but... where am I?

Emergency services recently received a puzzling distress call from someone claiming to be lost: Hint A: Caller: Hello? Can you hear me? Responder: Yes, I can hear you. What's your situation? Caller: ...
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Orange on Turquoise

This is part 50 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Beaches puzzle (or tricolour Aquariums, if you prefer). Shade some cells ...
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Towering Above – a jigsaw crossword

This is part 49 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a jigsaw crossword. Fill every row and column of the grid using the given ...
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Wreck Exploration

This is part 48 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The larger grid here is a Takuzu puzzle (also known as Binairo). Fill the grid ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 15): Finding Father Christmas

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2023. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Today, in ...
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A phone call from Derek

Today I got a phone call from my Australian mate Derek and it went something like this: D: Help!! Things have gone real fzfzfz during the holiday trip to Thailand!! Me: Oh!!! How can I help and what’s ...
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Breathe, breathe in the air

This is part 47 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This time I have a jigsaw puzzle for you. You need to first solve a crossword, and ...
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Pre-Emptive Travels

This is part 46 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today I have pre-emptively ticked off a destination from my future to-do list. So ...
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Turn Back the Clocks

This is part 45 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Slitherlink puzzle. Draw a single continuous loop along grid lines that ...
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Escape from a Grand Canyon

This is part 44 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Can you help me out here? I am trapped inside a small room that’s locked from the ...
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Flag Interpretation

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #16: Restricted Title: xkcd 2000-2500. A UN member state recently raised a motion at a general meeting saying that they wished to change their ...
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Blunt Talk, Shrubby Barquentine

Clues: I stand in the East, facing West in all directions A day’s sail, just across the line Unlucky year, a ship ran aground... A different world, different age Set the stage, elemental alias... [...
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Symmetries – a Quadritaisho puzzle

This is part 43 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Quadritaisho puzzle. Divide the grid into rooms by drawing borders along ...
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nice places on earth

We call a place on earth nice if you go 1 mile north, 1 mile west, 1 mile south, 1 mile east and then you end up exactly at the same place you started but you didn't visit any location more than twice....
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Map Path Finding

I am a traveler who wants to travel from Wellington, NZ (orange-red circle) to Anchorage, USA (green-orange circle). I can only travel along the land path (black) and/or sea path (blue) as many times ...
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A Seemingly Geographic Riddle

Selçuk, İzmir Province, Turkey. Bodrum, Muğla Province, Turkey. Yassıhüyük, Ankara Province, Turkey. Sart, Manisa Province, Turkey. ??? İzmir, İzmir Province, Turkey. Atalanti, Phthiotis, Greece. ...
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E Rebus Unum – a picture sequence puzzle

This is part 42 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today I have been taking it easy. You might even say it has been a walk in the ...
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Colourful Scenery

This is part 41 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Word Nurikabe puzzle. Shade some cells in the grid. Shaded cells must ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #13 (Geography 3/4): Things Fall Apart

This is part 13 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Identify the 26 words clued by the images below, then ...
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Regional Business

This is part 40 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The puzzle on the left-hand side is a regional Yajilin. Shade some cells in the ...
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Before the Common Era

This is part 39 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The grid on the left-hand side is a KenKen puzzle. Fill the grid so that every row ...
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#TenderfootSpiral

Clues: Two hikers on an incline arrow with numbers. Hiker 1 says: 38.548493. Hiker 2 says: -105.998749. Sequence: Hiker 17711 Hiker 0 377 0 144 1 10946 233 987 0 2584 6765 75025 Hiker = ...
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Order the cities, then find which one is not described

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #14: Think inside the (very small) box!. Here are four cities, each of them in a different country. What you need to do is the following. Figure ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #07 (Geography 2/4): String Theory

This is part 7 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. If e* t* u* v* w* x* y* is H... What relevant (if ...
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Around the Bend in Many Steps

This is part 38 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is an Around-the-Bend puzzle. Each answer occupies two rows of the grid, ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #01 (Geography 1/4): History

This is part 1 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. HERMITS ERECTED HER – SHE TOLD MERCHANT ALL BEST AUTHOR ...
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Musk Oxen and Arctic Foxen

This is part 37 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is an Aquarium puzzle. The grid is divided into “rooms”. Shade some cells in ...
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Roughing It (Once More)

This is part 36 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The numbers in blue form a Tapa puzzle. Shade some cells in the grid so that the ...
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It Must Be New York

This is part 35 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, In this crossword, whenever one or more letters from the start of the clue form a ...
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Campfire Crossword

This is part 34 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, These are printer’s devilry clues with an additional definition part in each clue. ...
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The End of the Desert Sauce

Transcript Clues: [map compass containing "19!"] 3336665555556669 84433 7777833255 777728822233 8666 77773333 944666 933 64444448 2233 +---+---+---+---+---+ +---+---+---+---+---+ | | 3 | 4 | 5 | ...
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Johnny Ohm and the Danger Canoes

Clues: [electricity symbol] w/i-t=___ [two canoes] [odd shape that resembles a bear head] Instructions: Name That Place _ _ _ _ _ F F _ _ _
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An International Affair

This is part 33 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a codeword puzzle. Each of the numbers 1–26 stands for a different letter ...
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Where’s the Puzzle?

This is part 32 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today, I have toured some lovely small lakes in Britain. I have seen Chinese wall ...
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Missing capital cities (a puzzle of - - - - -)

What you see below are two ordered sets of capital cities. There are 5 capital cities missing from each set and your task is to find them and then give me the final 10-letter word. ...
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Sandwiches by the Seaside

This is part 31 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a sandwich sudoku puzzle. Each of the eight different letters in the grid ...
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Tropical Rhythms (Slight Return)

This is part 30 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, In this crossword, there are no word boundaries. Answers are written one after the ...
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Lowest possible ratio of number of borders to countries annexable

There's been a recent trend on Reddit of finding how many countries can be colored in by: Coloring nation a. Coloring b nations, those touching a's borders. Coloring c nations, those touching b's ...
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Visit 12 cities in this word search

Find below 12 cities in this word search puzzle, to find out what you are: Algiers Barcelona Bogotá Brisbane Buenos Aires Cologne Gdańsk Lagos Madrid Miami Seattle Sofia ...
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Find the one city that connects them all

Below there are 16 cities all across Europe (and surroundings). One of them connects them all. ...
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Tropical Rhythms

This is part 29 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a diagramless crossword. The clues are not numbered according to their ...
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A professional geographer who is a sports enthusiast

A professional geographer is also a sports enthusiast. He is a fan of these three sportspersons in particular: Lewis Hamilton Nelson Evora A FIFA World Cup winner with Spain To honour all three of ...
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This won't work with US states

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #12: mobile-friendly puzzles. For each of the following sequences, identify the three missing terms (marked by '???'): Nitrogen, Fluorine, Argon, ...
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Staying Connected

This is part 28 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a connecting wall puzzle similar to the ones used in the Only Connect TV ...
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Hiking Circuits

This is part 27 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, How have you been? Today I have toured the coastal towns and islands of a major ...
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