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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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Holiday cookies word attrition [computers welcome]

[This puzzle was previously posted for humans only, but it may have been a little too tough to do manually, so I'm opening it up to computers to solve the remaining unsolved words.] I am inspired by ...
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Teapot Riddle no.20

Teapot Riddle no.20 Seems teapots are getting META in this game :D Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) You try to figure ...
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Teapot riddle no.16 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.16 (fan made). Proceed. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure out ...
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A Heroic Riley Riddle Rises

Riddle me this: My prefix, discovered ahead. My suffix had started instead. My infix may point with a role. I am cloaked by a joint super soul. For example, a vampire flies one. He is ...
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Cryptic, then Crossword, then Clues

Answer is one word. {1}{2}{3}{4} (6) {1} [a] (7) {2} [b][c][d][e] (6) {3} [f] (3) {4} [g][h][i] (6) [a] Bonding family in cod (7) [b] Container fight (3) [c] Considering ...
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Teapot Riddle No. 42 (Fanmade)

So, I thought I'd like to give it a shot at making one of these.. Here goes: RULES : I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first,...
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Is this selfmade wordplay solvable and strong enough?

Here is a question I have created myself and I want to use it in a self-created game. But I want to check if others can solve it. It is designed to be a little bit challenging. I am standing around ...
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A connection between Riley Riddles and I

The following riddle was inspired by what is referred to as "Riley Puzzles / Riddles" (example). Another Riley Riddle! This one keeps to the traditions, but it might be a little too hard. I will give ...
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Time For Another Teapot Riddle (No. 35)

RULES : I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) Try to figure out the word with my hints. HINT 1 : ...
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Word association: Guess the movie title!

So I was inspired by Braincraft's video about Remote Associates Test so I thought I'd give it a try here on Puzzling. I kind of tweaked with the mechanics a little bit and included words that are ...
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Can You Cipher It? #2

Link to the first cryptogram: Can You Decipher It? Cryptogram #2: kk yn hc im ym nu lr ys rl ua pb at rn lt mk eu ue ui re is zi pw ii ui bu rr pe dl ss bp rg qk kk zf pw– ew pb oz ev xd ep qb li at ...
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Teapot Riddle no.33

Seeing as Teapots are the puzzle of the day, i thought i'd give it a go, I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...) You try to ...
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Teapot Riddle no.29

Teapot Riddle no.29, and first of all thanks to @PerpetualJ and @Astralbee for making nice riddles. The riddles are linked in the end. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. ...
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Six-words (------||||||)

My 1st go at this (and first post here). I hope you like. This puzzle is degrading. There are plants (with ain) And the clues are quite obtuse. It is a smelly, meaty extrude of a puzzle: ...
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Teapot Riddle no. 14

This is my first teapot riddle so hopefully all goes well. I am sure most people know the deal but for any who doesn't, there is one word with two or more meanings (two teapots). Try and figure out ...
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I am a treasure with gold inside

I am a treasure with gold inside, protected by snow. My walls protect me from being caught. Taking all might not be so good for your health. I'd rather recommend the snow. What might I be?
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My first attempt at a tyobrien riddle

A very easy @tyobrien riddle ...
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Simply a relationship of symbols [duplicate]

Mathematicians love me Chemistry students study me Even lovers of language use me. I am a relationship built of symbols, a procedure or a hard-and-fast rule, Or the things something’s made ...
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What is an Isolated Word™?

This 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 conforms to a special rule, I call it an Isolated Word™. Use ...