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66: Luftballons

This is part 66 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Dosun-Fuwari puzzle. Place some balloons (white circles) and anvils (...
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Motion in the Ocean

This is part 65 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. ”It’s not the size of the crossword that counts.” – unknown Dear Puzzling, Today I have dived ...
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Mapping Jack's Chicken

Clues: Map of world with numbers 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 5, and 9 strategically placed. Portrait of man with numbers 1x2, 2, 3, 5, and 5 strategically placed in hair. Instructions: Name That Film _ _ _ _ E _ _ ...
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Bare Bones – a semi-DIY crossword

This is part 64 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a semi-DIY crossword. Shade some cells in the grid so that the grid has ...
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You can't tell me the US lacks –

Solve on Penpa+ Across 1. Wyoming national park managed only wee slot (11) 9. Florida public housing clerk in Springfield mart (3) 10. California city cops regularly dropped somewhere in Southeast ...
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When in Rome... – a deconstruction sudoku

This is part 63 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a sudoku deconstruction puzzle. Draw eight non-overlapping rectangular ...
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Restricted – a cryptic crossword

This is part 62 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Every clue in this cryptic crossword contains one extra word, which must be ...
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19-year old me was into geography

My mother recently found an old puzzle I made over 20 years ago. It's a Finnish-language word search with a geography theme. (Note that we have a precedent for allowing non-English puzzles here.) ...
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Top of the World

This is part 61 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, Today I have travelled to admire another massive mountain peak from a very safe ...
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This bird is so popular, many countries around the world share a name with it

There's a bird, it's very popular. Several IRL Earth countries (more than 2) around the world share a name with the same bird, although the relation between the country name and the bird is not ...
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Connect the dots x Crosswords

About the puzzle: This puzzle is a crossover of "connect the dots" puzzles and crossword puzzles. It requires the solver to place dots on the graph using crossword-like clues. Then, dots ...
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Breaking New Ground

This is part 60 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This crossword is a combination of straight crosswords clues, cryptic clues and ...
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An Alien Lands - where?

This is a question of general knowledge though if anyone gets it without investigative effort I would be mightily impressed. All you need is in the text and you will then require some intuitive, ...
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Plumbing Issues

This is part 59 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a Pipes puzzle (also known as Net, FreeNet and NetWalk). Rotate some cells ...
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Cover me, I'm going in!

This is part 58 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a diagramless checkerboard crossword. Empty cells are either blue or white;...
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Riverboat Soufflé

This is part 57 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a bicolour Masyu puzzle. Draw two separate loops in the grid, one red and ...
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Burial Traditions

This is part 56 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, The answers to these twelve rebuses are single words in alphabetical order. Your ...
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Australian landmarks

I'm trying to make a list of prominent Australian landmarks, but I'm having real trouble with one entry. Could you help me out? Here's my list so far. Brisbane: Stranahan's Distillery Canberra: Mob ...
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A puzzle about ERIC

This is a puzzle about (7, 8, 8), or ERIC for short. Can you decode them? IM[K]N, OPQFR ABNP, AC V R[K]T, U R[K]T HIJK L, HIJK JPFH, SFH NPFJ L, NP[J]F V D, EF GF ERIC = ??P??[K] [J]?GFP ?[N]??[K]R
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Mercury in Centigrade

This is part 55 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Dear Puzzling, This is a non-consecutive thermo sudoku. Fill the grid so that each row, column ...
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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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