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A puzzle whose answer will be a word or a set of words but not a phrase, sentence or sentences.

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Going deep… or a museaum piece?

Start with a four-letter edible ectothermic animal. Remove three letters. Add a small insect and you have a 1994 Indian action film*. Take something you have when you don’t have something else, ...
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The entire thing

She gave to me: ...
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Help, I've gotten stuck in the Word Web!

If you'd like to check out a similar puzzle I made, check out The Word Web of horror - Clue Twenty Two. Oops. You think, that after the spider invited the fly in, I'd be smart enough to stay away ...
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Informal relations

Both my prefix prefix, and my suffix suffix, became so the same sec, as my infix infix. What am I?
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This compound word is a fun thing

Here is an interesting compound word It has all the 5 vowels but used only once (no repeat of the same vowel) It has 4 consecutive words that include 2 names. It starts with a name and ...
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Using the letters a,h,i,o,p,s,t, create an exclamatory sentence decrying the poor quality of an electronic cash register [closed]

Using the letters a,h,i,o,p,s,t create an exclamatory sentence decrying the poor quality of an electronic cash register. Letters can be used more than once. If people have trouble, I will add ...
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Connect Wall 001 by KrOmega (new try)

this is my first try on connect walls, please tell me what I can improve on. Thanks! Inspired by I Hope You Like Connect Walls! #2 INSTRUCTIONS: Step 1: Find the hidden word in each word Step 2: ...
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Riley 010 by KrOmega

Hi I'm finally back with a new Riley! NOTE: As someone has voted to close my question, I have put effort into rephrasing the question. Please tell me if this is still too broad. Thanks! Riddle me ...
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riddle with keys

Part 1 I have keys, but I don’t open any locks. I have a ribbon, but I didn’t win, place or show. I need some help from nature to be useful. Part 2 Now what is special about this word? Hint:
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Longest word conundrum

The longest word in the English language is the name of a Welsh town. Can you spell it?
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Something that sticks out

Back with a Riley riddle My prefix is someone that is good at My infix is something that a liquid goes through My suffix is to shout My whole is something that sticks out
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A Body Part inside another Body Part

In one of his silly question mood Grandpa says: " Can you name a body part that is entirely inside (within) another body part but some distance away?" Taking the clue from his last question I ...
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Monoalphabetic Game Theory

This is a third puzzle from the Monoalphabetic Equation series, you can check out the previous one here: #1, #2. Last night, I went over to my friend's house for our monthly game night. After we ...
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George's lights

Here's a short and easy one: Me and my friend were hanging out in a restaurant and on the way back we saw a strange looking, abandoned castle. We wanted to check it out, so that's what we did. The ...
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A Compound word full of words

This compound word is full of words. You might say it is made up of 2 words and you would be right. But the first of the 2 words is also a compound word! You might say it is made up of 3 ...
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Letter Grid 5x5 number 1

In this grid there are five mixed-up words, shuffled only vertically. Can you find them all? suvet wtetl hport soaee dhuse For example, if the words were egg, sky and pie, we might see: eke sig pgy
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Monoalphabetic Geometry

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 ...
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Monoalphabetic Equation

A set of letters has been replaced by $a$, $b$, $c$, and $d$. Following are some of the words that consist of those letters, and their meaning: $abc = a\ title\ (n.)$ $abcd = a\ title\ > ...
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A rare glimpse into a puzzlesmith's workshop

Note: The introductory text is only for flavour. All information needed to solve the puzzle is in the images below. Feel free to skip ahead to where it says "puzzle starts here". Prologue It was a ...
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Next Place 002 by KrOmega

Was: The Seven Siblings PREFACE This is a more lively try on "Where do I want to go next?" riddles, hope you like it! THE PUZZLE Hi, here are us, the seven siblings, but one is missing! The ...
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Riley 009 by KrOmega

This Riley I hope you like! Out there, out there, my prefix you cannot find An endless line, a stanza, is what my infix is Lost one in many, and my suffix I become The word am I, as you are ...
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Bearer O'Riley!

My prefix is words you should not care. My suffix is the birth of the dragon chair. My infix is the exit from the angel lair. My whole is the result of what I bear. What am I? Hint: ...
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Remove my last letter and I could become lethal

My first 2 letters represents a male. My first 3 letters represents a female. My first 4 letters represents a great male. My whole represents a great female. Which word am I describing?
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The Missing Taste

After a tiring soccer match which I absquatulated because I got insulted all the time by my own teammates, I went to my regular restaurant and ordered a fancy sashimi “the agushi special” but the ...
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One at a Time Riddle 001 by KrOmega (new try)

Inspired by One at a Time Riddle by Chrone Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet Start with a table at the left corner on the top Add another letter and to another corner ...
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Something Is Missing!

On Christmas Day my Uncle Paul To look at something came to call “...!” he shouted. That was all. For clues that’s not a lot, I know. Ive got a hunch you’ll guess it though. What was the ...
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One at a Time Riddle

This riddle borrows a format from Guess me riddle #4 by Quark-epoch. The word is a four letter word which is in the oxford dictionary My first letter is a green cut-out vital sign. My second ...
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Guess me riddle #4

View the last puzzle here The word is a four letter word which is in the oxford dictionary My first letter is related to root-nodules My second letter is a start My third letter is related to Loki ...
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Guess what letter conforming each word

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 ...
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Guess Me riddle #3

View the last part here Guess the word Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling In mystic force and magic spelling Celestial sprites elucidate All my own striving can't relate What am I?
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A Puzzle for a Country

Caesar's face, in his tongue. The lines on the circle line. The opposite of everything that surrounds us. The answer is the seven-letter name of a country.
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A Riddle of Mine

I came up with this riddle a few years ago, and so far very few people have been able to solve it: Think of a four-letter word (“_ _ _ _”) such that adding an A to the beginning (“a _ _ _ _”) changes ...
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This compound word when reversed is also a compound word

This is a Closed Compound Word ( A single non hyphenated or non seperated word made of 2 seperate words). Made up of 2 words say A and B When reversed it is also a closed compound word. So ...
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Guess Me riddle #2

View the first part here The word is broken down into parts My first part is a small character in a book and a movie My second part is related to company My third part is related to a rabbit My ...
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Short, but it shouldn't be sweet

Inspired by Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41 : Short and Sweet, this puzzle suddenly appeared in my head: "When American prefer to bring milk rather than water they will be called _____(5)." ...
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Inner and outer space

An entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41 : Short and Sweet. On aliens and mediums, the mathematician _______ said, 'There is __ _____ and __ __', __ scientific view did not accept them....
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It doesn't matter which way you go—so long as you get somewhere

One day in late November, Alice was talking to her adorable black kitten. She began, "Let’s pretend—” (and here I wish I could tell you half the things Alice used to say, beginning with her ...
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The Q.A.P. Puzzle

Q.A.P. Quandary Actuated Perpetually A very difficult puzzle. 4 Although, it is not always what one desires, it keeps you safe. How am I able to find the source of all this chaos ...
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A Fossil of a Puzzle

Here's a poetic identification riddle for everybody. Good Luck! Type of a card, not for gifts or to play Or a root of a plant of a tea, in a way I have wings, I can fly, I'm a creature of ...
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It's Come to This

Solve this, and I guess you have earned official bragging rights. 8490536 Hints: So, where have I arrived to? Not stacks of pancakes, Not even exchanging this for a life. My search for this place ...
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An Eleven Letter Word

A single one, just to heat things up a bit: 1-2-3 is a tree I'd much prefer (to vulgar ash) 4 is actually fifth in line, the second of its kind, for me (but sixth for Cyril) 5-6-7 is 1-2-...
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Grandpa's Numbers

Grandpa likes pencils but not pens Grandpa likes Beijing but not Tokyo Grandpa likes math but not chemistry Grandpa likes Contact but not _______ Make sure to explain! Hint 1: Hint 2:
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I Learned a New Word Today

To start the day off, I went for a swim Then dug up a tuber with vigor and vim. I scored it as 10. It was proper and prim. A relative came. One clue: it's a him. A movie with guns, hats and ...
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I'm half high, but what am I?

See me once, with two joints, already half high See me twice, as a part of the toast that the people will cry See me once, at concerts, but not Bob Marley's See me twice, aren't these some ...
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I can be a number

See me once, I don't want to, shoo! See me twice, care what you say, for I'm a taboo See me once, I can be a number See me twice, the sports team likes to slumber Hints will come bidaily. ...
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Homophone Riddle 9

A good description: A word you know, a homophone you don't ...
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What is my word? 2

You have to try and guess what my word is from the clues. My first part is a negative relative My second part is quite critical but also this The third part is the foundations of something The fourth ...
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A Mix of Puzzles

Weapon of the sea, undented, times x or y minus the first, reversed. 3-4 triangle complete. A bucky lemur nun. Shakespearean poem less nonagon's sides. Krypton minus vanadium. (omg ...
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What is my word

What is this word (I have put it in parts)? The first part is big, fat and found at the zoo The second part may have been lurking beneath your childhood bed The third part means the same as 6/4 The ...
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Robbed on Halloween!

Here's a riley: My prefix is where rainbows are My infix is what maps show My suffix is a person And my whole can rob you