My first is in winter, but never in spring,
My next is in baubles, but never in bling.
My third, it's been said, is in conflict and strife,
My fourth's in your girlfriend and also your wife.
My last ...
This is a second puzzle from the Monoalphabetic Equation series, you can check out the previous one here.
A set of letters has been replaced by $a$, $b$, $c$, and $d$ and one symbol has been replaced ...
This is an entry in the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet.
1 letter only could be mean anything.
With an additional letter in front, could be used as medicine component and something ...
My First is in Apple but not in Lear
My Second is in Fiona and also in Flower
My Third is in Integrate and also Interrogate
My Fourth is in Neon and Never an "E"
My Fifth is not coffee, of course not ...
The ubiquitous QWERTY keyboard layout works well enough for ten-finger touch typing (though Dvorak proponents may disagree).
But what if you're typing a text message on a mobile phone? Those fiddly ...
I told my teacher that I liked riddles and puzzles. As a matter of fact, I introduced him to the Puzzling Stack Exchange! Then, he got a sheet of paper, asked for a pen, and when he found one (I didn'...
This is an entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36
Here is a partially filled in Sudoku-like board involving the five vowels:
As with real Sudoku, no vowels in any 9-square box or along any 9-...
I am only two letters, in troth,
But expanded, I can be more than both.
I might be here on behalf of a holy one,
Or one that's full of shops and houses.
I might be the shell of a noun or a brand,
There are six suspects "Siva", "Durga", "Ekagra", "Naman", "Aniket" and "Manish".
Amartya has written the murderer name in secretly in his diary in a mysterious way as "DVVPQ".
Police were unable to ...
This recipe does not make any sense but each step has its own by-product.
Add a letter and you'll have the shortest and the most ambiguous answer.
Add a letter and you'll have 47 machine-guns.
Add a ...
Start with a word.
For each line below, add one letter to the last word, then anagram, to get a word that means:
What word did I start as and what words did I ...
What is the only number that, when written in English, gives a sequence of letters which is sorted alphabetically?
(The original phrasing of the question was meant to be a bit less straightforward to ...
Now that the word LEAD was turned into GOLD in only three steps (kudos n_palum) can you turn the word LEAD into IRON changing one letter at a time creating new legit 4 letter words (from Dictionary) ...
Can you turn the word LEAD into GOLD in five steps or less? You can change or replace one letter at a time only. The newly formed word must be a legit word in a recognized dictionary. Of course you ...