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I think you are I'm half of a hundred and both halves of a Belgian detective, two thirds of solar exposure and one eighth of an Age.


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Right now, you'd really appreciate some: Why? Well, notice that the story conceals: The solution therefore requires us to: The title provides an extra clue:


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If New Zealand is 64 and Argentina is 54, then Austria is: Since: and


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The country code of Brazil is: This is because: For a full explanation for each country in the original list, see the following table:


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I like Glorfindel's answer as it takes you through an example solution, and I recommend his answer. Just to show some underlying beauty and complexity of this puzzle, I created a diagram (directed multigraph) that shows all possible results (that yield integers) of permuting these operations. You'll have to open the image in another tab and magnify to follow ...


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These folks are: Since: My advice - perhaps you should: * Of course this assumes:


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I think this could be an answer:


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I don't think there's anything in the story that shows that the (fictional) Chinese didn't fake this right, but here's a thing that seems like it might be easy to get wrong and possible to detect: Some caveats:


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The three singles are The first club is The second club is The third club is Putting them together gives the popular food


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Assuming you start with 0 (like on a calculator), this should work:


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I think you might be I am completely enclosed by rock and ice. I see no light of day. No human has ever been here, but if you could come here then you wouldn't know what time of day it is.


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The product is: Each of the names is: And the 'star ratings' are not ratings at all! They are: Where else might you see these 'star ratings'?


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First puzzle Second puzzle Third puzzle


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This six letter word that ends in a college may be It's a name, And a Surname An island A code Three US states And also elements


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It seems like all CirKle words Example Meaning of the name


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I think Grandpa's "tiny travelers" might be: Since: Historically: But fear not!


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Day 6: Also, day 7: The locations are The activities The location of Day 7 And Credit where due: at least two other people, MOehm and Omega Krypton, figured out the "what" before I even saw the question. (I solved it independently.)


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He dreamed


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You mention this was circa 1990 because You mention the You use the


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Noticing that I created this: In which we find the following: Which are And at last, all are revealed!


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The correct order is because


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Groups: Pointing to: Title refers to:


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I say you are I can be found near gentle green hills and stony mountains, Alongside the gas in the clouds and the iron of the earth, At times I can be white and frosty, red and fiery, or blue and stormy,


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The racers are all: These always have: This has other quirks in consequence too: The woman's scoffing at the suggestion that one could be 9 months older than the first:


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The hints to what the list actually represents are: These all give the secret real reason for the list: Construction So, how to begin constructing the diagram? Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: So, what has Bob been "crowing about all week"? Well,


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The bank is The colleagues are, in order, The person in need of urgent assistance A few other remarks:


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Grandpa The three examples:


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The country is ... Solutions to the cryptic clues: Now ... We are looking for ...


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Finished nonogram: These are Meaning the captain's new boat is literally a


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