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### Region + Region = Region

Solve the crossword then find the final answer by the answers you got. Clues: Across The Big Dipper is so beautiful at night. Why is that man killing a demon!? That lion is posing with a sword. A ...
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### A puzzle in tribute to J. J. Sylvester

About the right time of the year I say, since Sylvester's Day is nigh. AFAIK the puzzle is original; comments welcome if you know any better. (Edited) Sylvester's theorem, also Sylvester-Gallai ...
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### Three horse race

There are three horses in the race. You know the following information about them: Horse A will finish the race in 50 or 60 seconds with both events being equally likely. Horse B will always finish ...
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### Recurrent definition of alcohol content via hazing (5, 2, 9) [closed]

Recurrent definition of alcohol content via hazing (5, 2, 9). I'm completely stumped. It's a stand alone clue. Not part of a crossword.
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### I hate word searches

In the following grid are 38 nouns that have something in common. (I use "nouns" loosely, including, for example, noun phrases and proper nouns.) Their respective enumerations are: 4; 4; 4; ...
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### What is a QPRJX Word™?

This puzzle is based on and inspired by the What is a Word™ series started by JLee that have grown into Word™, Phrase™, and Number™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a certain rule, I call it QPRJX ...
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### Very long number sequence

Here is the sequence: ...
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### Christmas tree LITSO

Inspired by PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 13): A Christmas Hokuro, I challenged myself to create a Christmas tree-shaped puzzle. Unfortunately I had to edit the shape a little bit because... reasons. ...
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### Find the pattern in this encrypted sequence

Fill the question mark in the sequence: tfgz, aqt, its, pxoii, xhfa, nlif, nxi, ezfzh, cqiob, ctcm, swyvyus, frifri, zpfhdz, bfkztlkk, mhztmbx, rzboekb, ? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 14): An international reunion

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > This is a &...
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### The urban gardener

You are the urban gardener of Wordtown and you would like to plant a letter at each intersection (marked with "#") such that every street becomes a familiar word. Horizontal streets must ...
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### Inscrutable IQ Tests

I'm stuck on some of these IQ tests and I'd really appreciate some help deciphering them. Can you extract the message?
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 13): A Christmas Hokuro

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Hokuro is a ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 12): Christmas Confusion

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 100 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Part 1: ...
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### coloured progressive matrix puzzle

How can I obtain the solution to this puzzle? Source: twitter
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### Siblings and children I have some

Siblings and children I have some, And my mother's husband is my father's son. Who am I?
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This is an acrostic puzzle which uses cryptic clues. If you're unfamiliar with either or both of those, you can click the associated link. A complete answer should give the quote, author and source, ...
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### Pain By Numbers - a friendly enigmatic puzzle

I found this worksheet going though some old notes. Unfortunately, it seems the answer key got lost. Can anyone help?
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### Words created by permutations of a 7-letter word in a grid

Below is a 7x7 square grid. On the top row is a single word with seven letters. From the permutation of the letters of this word, one word has been created. Is it possible to create a solution with 15 ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 11): What Child – Er, Game Is This?

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > I. The story ...
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### Which State is this

Which state does the following riddle describe? A kingdom that deceives perception It is an illusion Entry by Magic potion
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### A hidden number everyone is talking about

The following describes an 8-digit positive integer. Identify this number, and explain the title of this puzzle. The number is in the form of 2021____. It has 24 ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 10): The distracted gridsmith

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > My grid ...
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### Progressive matrix of circles with crosses/circles on the border and geometric shapes in the center

What is the solution to this problem? Source: https://www.master-hr.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-a-cognitive-test/
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### It is said that the two are somehow related

What am I? Who exactly are my friends? To find out more about my friends, look at the 4s of them in the 2nd. Fun fact: Split the 4 and those are the only two ways it can be _____ in 2. My friends' 4s:...
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### Just for fun (it's fair)

Try make sense of the image below. The answer is ten letters in total. Hint: Hint2: Note: I added a (4) and an (8). It doesn't affect the puzzle.
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### Place digits from 1 to 7 into each row and each column of the grid once. Numbers in the circles give the product of the four surrounding digits

What is the way to resolve the following puzzle? Link to source. It's from a taiwanese math olympiad held in 2005.
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### Same word fills all the blanks (again)

This puzzle is linked to Same word fills all the blanks and its sequels. Some creative thinking is required. In the following sentence, fill in the blanks using the same word or its split versions (no ...
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### Cracking the Cryptic Logo

The well-known Cracking The Cryptic YouTube channel has a logo consisting of 12 circles joined by 16 straight lines running horizontally, vertically or diagonally. What is the significance of this ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 9): 🎄Christmas songs in emoji🎅

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous DoorNext Door > Below are 40 ...
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### 3 snails on a triangle. When will they all approach one another?

There are 3 snails at the vertices of an equilateral triangle of side length L. Snail 1 crawls towards snail 2, snail 2 towards 3, and 3 towards 1. All snails crawl at the constant speed V. If they ...
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### Complete the rest of this seasonal sequence

Usually I don't like this kind of "guess the next terms" puzzle. But at this time of the year I wonder whether it makes sense to post such a question. So here is the start of a sequence: ...
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### a Heartbroken riddle

Someone broke my heart, Part of me resides in the intersection of Rand al'Thor and the 26 Sometimes I just need every way of knowing who the fourth to win a race was. Then again sometimes I just run ...
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### What is a Chess Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a Chess Number™. Use the following examples ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 8): Reindeer Family Reunion

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > In the style ...
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### Connecting points to form triangles

$3n$ points are drawn on a flat piece of paper, such that no $3$ points lie on a straight line. Is it always possible to connect triples of points with straight lines, such that you form $n$ triangles ...
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### Light the darkness

The answer is an event in Wikipedia. Find the date. 4️📅🤐⬇️🏪👀(🥘🇵🇭-S)(🎲21+A)🇺🇸
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### Restore the table runner

The holidays are coming. Time to get out the beautiful table runner my grandmother quilted by hand... Oh, no! Moths got to it! Can you help me to restore it? For those who prefer text only: ...
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### Explanations for three clues in a cryptic crossword

I've just solved a cryptic by LR that was originally published on 22 June 2020. My best effort at explaining the clues is below, spoilered in case you want to try the crossword yourself: As indicated ...
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 7): Don't forget the lyrics!

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > In the ...
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### Math riddle puzzle

I stumbled upon this math puzzle over one android app. You need to find the unknown number in the puzzle. 92 = 725 61 = 215 74 = 327 52 = ? According to the author ...
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### The age of three ladies

Three ladies A, B and C have a discussion, where each lady says the truth twice and lies once. A: B is two years older than me B: C is 38 years old C: A is older than me B: The age difference between ...
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### Cryptic crossword: Hydrophilia

Three answers must be thematically shortened before entry in the grid; wordplay gives the shortened version. The contents of one cell in the completed grid should be suitably replaced to highlight the ...
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### We are both identical and contrary

Our head has two parts The first part doesn't go well with Paris and should watch what they drink. The second part may not be silent but doesn't have anything new to say. Together, they are a drop of ...
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### What is a <ay.puann Word™?

This puzzle is based off and inspired by the What is a Word™ series started by JLee that have grown into Word™, Phrase™, and Number™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a <ay....
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### Bad news keeps coming in

This rebus directs you to a 7 letter word. If you solve this, you might be able to solve It's a small word after all! What is the word? Hint Hint 2
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### PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 6): Naughty or Nice?

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Santa had a ...