Questions tagged [word]

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

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The Cryptic Tower

You stand before a cryptic tower. On a locked door of crumbling stone is a strange cipher. The text is partially obscured by mold-covered cracks: HOLLDW SILENCE BOUNLER WASFUS There are several ...
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Meteor strikes again

Part of a phone call: -...well why didn't you just say so? -It wasn't as easy as you thought, Jack. All the power lines here were destro--- -I know...It's not like we're living on a different ...
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A Far Eastern Poem

You insist I should take one Ten I shall take as I won. Tendencies are like a corpse Fire spreads over entire course. Fighting as they found a hole Bamboos grow on land as whole. Bamboozling, I take ...
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Stress Not! - A North Daniels' Puzzle

Beep, beep, beep, beep... No, this was not the sound of D.S.I North Daniels playing miniature cricket on his phone, although that would be a preferable situation to the one he is in now. Unfortunately,...
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What's the relation between these clues?

Find the relation between these words a.k.a. clues in the sentences below: Zombies prefer to stay beside elevators. Evil country produces thousands of money. I was eating fast food in that vehicle. ...
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Travelling Europe

Coming from Antwerp on the day Florin resigned, Louis and Evans brother watched the match at the old forest lodge and with Louise, but without Cécile, they visited the first movie of the day. ...
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Again, the scientific one!

I am looking for an answer that consists of two parts(____ ____). The task is to somehow make sense of this word grid below with the help of the clue. Hint Hint2
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They say that I am sexy - who am I?

Who am I? They say that I am sexy And that I'm a lady I have four syllables Only when said slowly Hint #1 Hint #2
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Rare but Abundant in Hill and Hole

I am uncommon, But a worthy goal. Rare but abundant In hill and hole. Who am I? You may already know the answer, so the task is not to answer the riddle per se, but to solve the following 'What is a ...
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The Author of a Note

After finding this note, I've pretty much gone to the ends of the earth to find the author's name. Maybe you can help me? Suppose I want my room to be a weird color. Something uncommon, like purple. ...
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Help With Dan Brown's Unsolved Puzzle

Dan Brown has an unsolved message on his website https://danbrown.com/ There are hidden symbols on 5 JPG images and 5 PNG images that overlay the JPGs. JPG Images: int1.bg.jpg, int2.bg.jpg, int3.bg....
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My Prefix is the word I want. What am I

My Prefix is the word I want while it's an abbreviation My Infix is a negative that sounds like it has passion My suffix are two seperate words, which can describe the look. But users will not read ...
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Definitely not suspicious

This unsuspicious ... post - has just a bunch of random letters. No secret words, no silly ciphers, nothing. Nothing to see here. Goodbye. Urgent secret message: Go to another question ahem, what ...
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A simple relationship test

I've spent way too much time on the computer today; but, at least you get a puzzle out of it! Boast all you want, I'll even give you the answers... I won't remain in the dark without you. Nothing ...
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What is this beast? A riddle

A snake-sounding head A snake-looking tail I fly with just 2 flaps And I lay just eggs What am I?
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X marks the spot

The words bellow are in hierarchical order based on their relation to a word. Apex is the most elite one. apex fix mix sex What is the related word and why?
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What is a Filipino Word™?

This puzzle is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word goes to a special rule, I call it a Filipino™ word. Here ...
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AWS Quest - First Clue

AWS are hosting a puzzle hunt: https://aws.amazon.com/awsquest/ - the first clue is here: https://twitter.com/jeffbarr/status/972382654682120192 The only thing we have to Amazon Sphere is Sphere ...