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A puzzle whose solution relies on external sources (like tables, dictionaries, wikipedia) or specifics that may not be common knowledge.

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Find the third ( τρίτος -trito) one

From the below two equivalences, can you find what corresponds to the third (trito) Greek letter ? $\alpha \equiv$ Earth $\upsilon \equiv$ Japan $\iota \ \equiv \ \color{red}{?}$
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I'm yearning in grey

I have made films on wood. I have stopped by a park. Going outside late makes me happy. I'm yearning in grey. What is my name?
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Problem with heights - Riddle

I hate heights. As soon as I can see how far away the ground is, I'm filled with this uncontrollable fear and urge to get down -any survivable way to get down is better than this. My captors seem ...
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A Salute to Poetry

In honor of National Poetry Day (which happens to be March 21st - go figure), I have crafted a puzzle which I hope will do a small bit of justice to this day. Carefully hidden in the four sections ...
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A Tale of Snake and Coffee

I had the strangest dream last night: I am in field of red stones. I start walking around until a smell of fresh coffee catches my attention. I follow it until I see a large cave, and in its ...
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Baby don't hurt me no more

You've been taken captive by a spy organization who seems convinced you're an agent for the other side. You've already spent a miserable day of questioning and torture and have no wish to spend ...
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Prime Sequence…a little bit Unusual about the Missing Members

What are the Missing Members in this Prime Series? what is the Significance of this Sequence? $19$, $17$, $13$, $?$, $?$, $3$, $2$
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Math to Math Nerdy Love Expressions…Fillin the Blanks [on hold]

1) My Love for you is like $L= m.C^2$...because it grows xxx with speed of xxxx. 2) My Love is like a xxxx it goes on xxxxx. 3) You must be the xxxxx xxxx of xxxxx because I feel irrational ...
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There's a wealth of information here. Make the most of it!

The puzzle below contains a wealth of information. However, if you were to make a list, you will soon realize that there's something missing. You're task is to fill in all the blanks. Have fun, and ...
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Rhyme with Time

Commonly used units of Time are: $Second$ $Minute$ $Hour$ $Day$ $Week$ $Month$ $Year$ $Decade$ $Century$ $Millenium$ Can you find at least one rhyming word in English Language for each of ...
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Lunatic Loves this Sunny Sequence…Find the Missing info

Complete this Sunny Sequence, Based on the information given below:
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Is it True that Two + Two = 2? If so, what is Ten + Ten and Nine + Nine?

Given: SIX + ZERO = 4 TWO + THREE = 15 FIVE + SIX = 88 ONE + TWO = 83 TEN + TWO = 13 If so, is TWO + TWO = 2 correct? What is TEN + TEN ? NINE + NINE ? Hint 1
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Primes and Puzzles are my Passion. Combining them here to get Productive Prime Puzzles..Find the Missing Info

$EXAMPLE$: $997$ = $O.$ $T.$.- $T.$ One Thousand - Three $Expand$ on the Full Info of the following Prime clues. A). 2 = F & O. E. P B). 3 = S.P C). 5 = F. On the H. D). 7 = H. of ...
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Cross-Numbers (not words)!

Can you solve this Crossword (Cross-numbers) with numbers from the given pictures ? ACROSS DOWN
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Who am I ??? - 3.0

From the pictures below, can you find my name ? HINT 1 HINT 2
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The Librarian's Labyrinth - Part III

"This Library is HUGE!," You say aloud. You hear your voice echoing through the halls and nothing else. How could this be? Who comes here? You start examining the books on the shelves. It's just your ...
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Solve the that that that rebus

It's a hard rebus to do and the rebus is: 3 "that"s ...
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Find Stack Exchange(s)!

Congrats athin for finding the answer of Cricket or Cipher? Find the corresponding Stack Exchange sites from the tags given below. For each site three tags are given. konica, 11.10, 17.04 ...
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Traversing Oceania: A Cryptic Journey

Each answer is a place, landmark or attraction in Oceania, one per country. The answers traverse all countries by crossing maritime borders (or close enough). Each clue is missing a country name from ...
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And literally admirable

These are my very first try on making cryptics after a very bad-formulated and inaccurately clued cryptic crossword, but are my very own attempts to pay tribute to those who have contributed sooo much....
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Inspired When West Winds Waft over me during my Long Walks

When West Winds Waft over me during my long Walks, become inspired Puzzle Maker. Where is this place? I don’t have a profile yet, so it won’t help you much. For those mathematically minded, they may ...
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Who are the Missing Members of this Noble Family?

Could you please find the Missing Nobles? $118$, $?$, $54$, $?$, $18$, $10$, $?$
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Cricket or Cipher?

Congrats Bass for finding the answer of Find this Cricket terminology Find the names of three Cricket stadiums from the below codes: 1. dy30q7i 2. 23jgo36 3. 5y39fqo
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What's written on the book?

I have a riddle for you guys: Of the four I am the oldest, of the five I am the lowest. On my back I have a temple and at it's feet what you need to find a woman. Look at her sister pointing at her....
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More important than the destination

This puzzle is the 26th and final part of Gladys' journey across the globe. If you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. Spoiler alert: This puzzle gives ...
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Where Mongol herds graze

One of us – largest outside polar regions; another one's island's shared with Indonesians; a third one is found at the edge of the first, a break from the dryness to quench people's thirst....
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Can you guess the character I am thinking of?

Inspired by this puzzle, I decided to make my own guess-my-character puzzle. The only different thing is that mine isn't based on images. This is the first time I'm making a puzzle, so here's my try: ...
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Who are they and what do they believe in?

English is not my native language so forgive me if my poem ̶s̶u̶c̶k̶s̶ isn't very well written. It might not even be a poem at all. The riddle still counts, though: Some people come to me all the ...
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I think that most of them lived

Solve each of the five, then give the final answer. Yard lumber is famous for the way it lies. Idyllic children suspected* of killing relative (though it may have been unintentional). Fugly steps ...
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Can you see through me? Then guess my name!

This is yet another guess-my-character puzzle. Here you are: My name relies on two things: The technique used to find the hidden text in the image. The meaning of the text inside the image. HINT 1 ...
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Steve misses _________?

Congrats! Weather Vane for finding the answer of :Steve asks his brother to book tickets $\bullet$Yesterday West Indies won by 7 wickets against Pakistan. Even though Steve belongs to England, he ...
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Simple Rule Generates this Sequence from Well Known Number Series

First 6 terms generated on applying the simple rule are displayed here. 5, 8, 18, 102, 322, 1830, ?, ?, ? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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Steve asks his brother to book tickets

Congrats! $\Omega$ Krypton for finding the answer of :Where is Steve? Yesterday England won the first match of the ICC World Cup 2019 by 104 runs. Steve is extremely happy now. He asks his brother to ...
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The puzzled wife

A lengthy question Once, a woman was getting ready to have a look at three suitors who had come to extend their wishes of marriage "A," "B" and "C." When she was getting ready, a poisonous snake bit ...
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Join the Fun at Jack’s Casino to get a shot at Jackpot

Jack’s casino dealers are not all prime. But, he gives better odds to get the daily Jackpot by revealing lot more numbers in the sequence in play. That way his Casino is much better than Cryptic ...
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A Potamodromous Riley

My prefix may have a pout, my infix, an inside lout, my Suffix is a long route, I am a wandering trout. or My Prefix proved smokes danger, my infix is to cover, my Suffix founded by ...
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Crossword gone overboard

This puzzle is part 24 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Fortune tellers have dinner

I've seen these before somewhere (maybe here?), but they're all mixed up! Who/what is being described by the clues below? Consequence of a disastrous harvest What a mathematician might do to ...
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Happy New Year?

Extend this infinite series by five more terms: 17, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 2, 3, 5, 11, 13, 17, 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 2
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Gladys goes shopping

This puzzle is part 22 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Infinite Sequence based on Simple Rule

Using one simple rule, an Infinite Sequence has been developed. First 30 terms are given. Can you continue the sequence for at least next Ten Terms? Series continues from top left to bottom right. $...
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A crossword puzzle

Here's a crossword puzzle. Can you solve it? CLUES ACROSS 2) Wolfram 5) Between stars 8) 333 - Cricket 10) Play and eat 11) 400 not out DOWN 1) The boy who got a watch from a comet 3) ...
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Find this cartoon

From the pictures below, can you find the cartoon character? EDIT: Edited the 3rd picture for clarity HINT 1 HINT 2 HINT 3
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Even when the week starts out badly, things can get better!

Monday: My father threatened to disinherit me. Tuesday: I wasn't picked for my team Wednesday: I almost got married to the wrong girl. Thursday: I signed on with a new team. Friday: I adopted a 5-year-...
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What is an Outside Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Outside Word™. Use the examples ...
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Find the names of these countries

From the pictures below, can you find the names of the corresponding countries? 1) 2) 3) 4) 5)
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On a puzzling spree

This puzzle is part 18 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Long digital sequence. 16xxxxxxxxxxxxx61

Find the digital key and very simple method to unlock the long digital sequence 16xxxxxx61 Additional clues: Eeryday one clue will be given till problem is solved Day 1: Bounty Day 2: My code is ...
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Moons and messages

This puzzle is part 15 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...