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Each of these: Left column, top: Left column, middle: Left column, bottom: Right column, top: Right column, middle: Right column, bottom: Now what?


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The most obvious first step to do is to Next, we Finally,


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The answer is: Look down on the top layer. One long word is very prominently visible. That word is: When we do that, we can spot another word in the new grid: Doing that, another new word becomes apparent: Excavate this area down to level 4, and we get the following new grid, concealing the words: Excavate this down to level 5 to find: Excavating this ...


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You have lost a: First note that each clue: Now we can also see that: Now use the diagrams. What we have here are: These can be constructed like so: So now putting the words in green together, we know you have lost:


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The first thing we need to do here is rearrange the 30 tiles in a meaningful way. We can do this by noticing: What do we have here? Look next at the numbers in the first four columns. These look a lot like: What might our desired 2-word 10-letter answer be? Well, what do all these people have in common?


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The first thing to do is work out what shape each diagram represents. Across each row, these are in turn: Next: What do we now have? The highlighted cells on these 8x8 grids of squares: Now, we have identified 16 letters of interest - the same number as the number of "+/-" commands in Step 2 of the puzzle instructions. What we must do next, ...


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While @hexomino has made fantastic progress thus far, one thing currently not yet discovered in that answer is the significance of the named buildings. This can be seen by: EDIT WITH HINDSIGHT: Everything below this line was incorrect speculation, shut down by the OP in comments (by confirming that @hexomino had correctly found 'N' as well) and then made ...


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