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The expression can be written as The key insight is that $\sqrt[12]{2}$ is This means the seventh power of this corresponds to Therefore,


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COMPLETED GRID The first step: Next: An important side note: Moving on: The top shaded region: Hopefully, finishing up:


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(Part 0 [hints]) Part 1 [pictures of fish] Part 2 [weird capitalization] Part 3 [flags] Part 4 [word search] Part 5 [grids] Part 6 [lines of text] Part 7 [diagrams] Part 8 [candy] Part 9 [meta] Thanks to Stiv, Gareth, and samm82 for correcting a few errors and helping to finish off the puzzle.


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The 12-letter answer to this puzzle is: Why? Read on, to find out! Firstly, the 12 letter strings that we have been given are all clues that have been disguised. In each case, their decryption can be described by a very specific transformation, unique to each clue. Once deciphered, each clue leads us to a one-word answer. Then - crucially - once we have ...


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The filled grid: Clue explanations: What's going on?


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The completed grid looks like this: The novelty here is that: Clue explanations:


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Partial answer First, we can identify the people in the image: Next, we This implies that In fact, Now, we can notice that This is as far as I have gotten. Possible next steps:


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The rabbit is The child is The background image


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I think it is: With the translation: Oh, and slight extra: And an edit note:


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The correctly matched pair in this puzzle is not the capital-country combo of WARSAW and POLAND, contrary to what you might expect. Instead, it is: The others should be paired up as follows: Why? Because:


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OK, here's my best guess. The picture of the raised fist with the medal represents The 1 in the corner of that represents The letters on the right hand side of the + sign represent Based on the second hint we are actually looking for Adding these together, we get the left hand picture with 2 in the top right representing Then the right hand picture with ...


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These images represent the movie: As they resolve as: These are:


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I think she is: Thanks, Vicky, for the hint: her name is and of course she is the She was born in the month of: and she is the first in her role to be of


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Group one: Group two: Group three: Group four: Word which links the groups together: Title: A Connect Wall You Can Count On


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Vicky has done 99% of the work here so should get the credit for the answer but what I think we are really looking for is


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Partial Answer: Then, Not sure if this has anything to do with the puzzle or if I've stumbled upon a red herring, but I hope this answer helps somebody!


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Completed Sudoku: This is confirmed by the FUN FACT, which refers to Step-by-step solution:


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The first friend Similarly, the second friend


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Elementary! (joke answer)


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Very partial, but for at least some of the lines FERUPTEMEFVOLCANIMEFMATERIAMEFINVOLVEMEFIMEFAMEFINDOOMEFCHILDRENMEFGAMME ILWAUKABETEASHELPBALLLAYASSISTRHOSSERVELUBASOORLDSBOOSTRIESITLSUPPORTS REDENTIALINITUTIONPRINENTLYFEUREDWIINMAINCHNINSTOAWDWIINGMUCAL EIVGIAEHTKSDOLCUTRHOULDESNYOTMNGURINDHILOCIASNJSATHERINGGTX ...


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