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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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Fifty-Four is what you get

Add, a fruit is what you get Remove, fifty-four is what you get What word am I looking for?
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What should these be called?

On this site, rot13 is often used to encrypt comments so spoilers can be spoken about. Rot13 is a cipher, in which each letter is shifted 13 letters forward (or backward) in the alphabet. There are ...
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Five-letter words with unique letters containing G and P

Find the five-letter words with no repeating letters, that also contain both the letters G and P.
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find the word in a multi-stage internet scavenger hunt

The answer can be anything. For you can search a lifetime. To discover the bookmarked answer. You must traverse down the long long walls. Using the number of walls of each frame. The key hides twice ...
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Great Imagination (The beginning)

First, I'm the largest. Second, I'm lucky. Third, I'm quite similar to infinity. Fourth, I'm nothing. Fifth, I'm lucky. Sixth, I'm half of Third. Seventh, I'm lucky. Eighth, I'm like the ...
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Born a X, reaching adulthood no longer a X, but dead, X

Born a X, reaching adulthood no longer a X, but dead, X. What is X? Clue 1
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Puzzling.SE top 10 Wordsearch!

Welcome to the Puzzling.SE top 10 word search, lets get solving: ...
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Only Connect Unchained

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. Additionally, each of the four groups can be represented by a single group-word. Finally, the four group-words are connected ...
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Note of greetingth

A friend of mine thent me thith note. He'th a little bit thy and often preferth to thend a metthage rather than thay thomething in perthon, even if it'th quite thort, and thometimeth amutheth himthelf ...
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Splitting a road trip into four

A word is clued, and four parts of it (in order, but possibly overlapping) are also clued. The five clues are: I'm not for hands. I'm on this site. I'm full of anger. I'm full of anger. I'm ...
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Just a bunch of dudes too

A word was clued, then split into three fixes, which three other dudes clued. The clues are: I'm a sailor dude, I'm a generic dude, I'm an original dude, I'm used on road trips. Inspired by ...
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A phonetic Vowelburger™ Riddle

You can find the other Vowelburger™ Riddles here I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat only at the linguistic restaurant - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! The ...
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C equals O, but in general

You return to your consciousness. You find yourself trapped in a room, facing a wall where all information is located. There is also a table, on it a permanent marker. Before inspecting every piece ...
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Pairs and pairs

I'm absolutely full of pairs, And that's why I'm important. If my owner's used to describe me, I'd be like just a pair of letters. With the first pair, I'm from a plant or animal. With the second ...
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Think Deeply About It

Find me in water, I'm mostly grey. At the Spanish South I am red. Coming down from the sky, I'm a lizard, And notably worn on the head. I am a star with rays that are straight. Near a ...
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Objects that are countries or nationalities (#2)

A follow-up to Dmitry Kamenetsky's Objects that are countries or nationalities. Can you figure out what these countries and nationalities are based on the clues? $ \begin{gather} % custom template - ...
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Not a good policy

My prefix is quite a stunner, my preinfix sharpens edges, my postinfix accepts cuckoos, my suffix is full of porkies. I am a collection of lies.
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Harry Potter Rebus Puzzles #3

Another set of Harry Potter word rebuses for you to solve! Part 1: 11 Harry Potter rebus puzzles Part 2: Harry Potter Rebus Puzzles #2
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Harry Potter Rebus Puzzles #2

Here are 4 more Harry Potter word rebuses for you to solve! (11 more Harry Potter rebuses are posted here.)
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A grand split fairly

My prefix says it's only a letter, my infix with mas, gravel travelling, my primefixes crushed orange into green, I'll see it through, to make it get better.
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My friend's dad gave her a puzzle to solve, and I've never seen anything like it, any help would be greatly appreciated

I am admittedly not a puzzle person, but I have never seen anything like this, and I am at a complete loss. I have spent an embarrassing amount of time on some weird theories. Any help would be an ...
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Weird song from liner notes of a broken CD

Grandpa Bob liked to think he was a rockstar. He also loved to play that play-a-song-and-guess-the-name game. Known outside the family exclusively as Mr Deau, the weirdest thing he left behind when he ...
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At the crime scene of a murder 🔪

Someone has been murdered! Eight suspects have been identified. The contents of their bags have been emptied to use as evidence and are listed below alongside their names. Which one of them was the ...
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Cipher text on an ancient wall

The following text was found written on the wall of an ancient tomb: $\text{DXFDMKEPU}$ Can you decipher what it means? Nearby the wall, this piece of parchment was found. Perhaps it is a clue ...
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Cryptic Crossword?

You pick up a discarded newspaper, hoping to satiate your need for puzzles with a cryptic crossword. But as you turn to the page, you feel something is awry – perhaps some elision? Across 3. $F_6,F_7,...
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Longest word with no adjacent or repeated letters

Idea from Longest word with adjacent letters on a keyboard and Longest word with adjacent letters on a keyboard (without using any letters twice) What is the longest word found in the Merriam-...
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Find the missing words #2

With inspiration from Detiva's puzzle. Find words to fit the clues. Each pair of $\text{X}$'s should be replaced with the same two letters (in order). $ \begin{gather} % custom template - reuse if ...
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Me writing without consideration

Next to the side, I'm out of position, For a scientist put me in a bin, But children appear when I jump, A bad smell means success with me in. I may cause upset at the end, I can be ...
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Get up and Riley!

My prefix is strangely vast My infix is just you and me My suffix's where this is asked My whole makes you so grumpy What am I?
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Longest word with adjacent letters on a keyboard (without using any letters twice)

I know this question is very similar to GOTO 0's Longest word with adjacent letters on a keyboard, but all the answers to GOTO 0's question had many repeating letters. I need to find a word in this ...
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12 hidden clues in just one paragraph!

I have attempted to hide as much information as I can within as little words as possible, while it still makes sense. And while the following paragraph does indeed make sense, that doesn't mean it's ...
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Find the missing words

With inspiration from Detiva's puzzle. Find words to fit the clues. Each $\text{X X X}$ should be replaced with the same three letters. $ \begin{gather} % custom template - reuse if you may \def\S#1#...
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Find the missing word

Find words to fit clues. Each XXX should be replaced with the same three letter word. _ _ X X X _ _ | Clue - Entertainment _ _ _ X X X _ | Clue - Continuously attack _ _ _ X X X _ | Clue - A fruit
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Chic Le (Freak - Freak Out!)

I may stick or be a stick, or touch a part of you with the same name, for perhaps hours. Looking back, I stick up, or touch a part of you with the same name, for only moments. Looking ...
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I'm a tricky word puzzle

Instructions: Look at the sentences. For each sentence, look for a one-word solution. Then take the first letter of those words to make the answer to the riddle. Example: A huge animal = Elephant ...
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Crosswords - Feline rage

Here's a crosswords puzzle grid: Horizontal clues 1) The better thing that can happen to a recruit 7) Local Area Network 8) Ante Meridian 10) Not out 11) Grip tightly and sharply between finger and ...
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Mixed up words puzzle

When each word is rearranged, one of them can be used to suffix all the others, giving 7 longer words. What are the longer words? Art, Fire, Oats, Rag, Repel, Rub, Shin, Up
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A unique word: Says Grandpa

"Very interesting word", said Grandpa. "Could be the only word with this property" "What property?", I asked "At least 9 letters long and first four letters are same as the last four letters! ...
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A greeting with my successor

Myself, my last, my first, head off, constant. What am I? Hint
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Youth is wasted on youth

Alex went through a colourful phase when he was young: First he fired guns, next, after a street drug, he went to pick pockets often, becoming adept at causing fractures, he'd contrive ...
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A riddle of companions

With none, I am short and may be late With one, I am folk, local to a place With two, behold me! Never first With six, and I am made with curd With seven, I’ll keep you off the ground With ...
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Hidden Eggs Puzzle 20|20

Whodunnit? #twinning For accessibility, the following is a transcription of the colors. The colors of each egg (b/p/y) from top to bottom are listed in each string. Eggs in a row are separated by ...
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Read it carefully

My prefix is found in an automobile, My infix corrects a mistake with mistakes, My suffix is practice if you're very old. My whole may be found unexpectedly. Hint:
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This Riley is out of order

My prefix is big in the Middle, my infix is found at the end, my suffix was once at the front, my whole is what is involved. Hint 1: My two anagrams, as a rebus Hint 2: An alternative fix, ...
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What I decorated has been printed all around

What I decorated has been printed all around; if read in the wrong way, I burn every object down. Some of you may see me right now, depending on your device; and I'm created and placed by keen, ...
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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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Hidden words puzzle

There are many words hidden inside this puzzle. Find them all.
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Easy for beginners [closed]

Try to solve this! This is pretty easy but it’s just for beginners like me
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Words that link to other words puzzles

Complete a five letter word that will join the two given words e.g. MAIL _ _ _ _ _ FORM, will be ORDER FIRE _ _ _ _ _ CLOCK, will be ALARM When solved, it will spell a topical word in the ...
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Word square down and across

Use the letters to complete so that; Three words can be read across, and three words can be read down

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