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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 1): La laa laaaaaa laa la Christmas

The completed word search: There are 77 clues following the 12 Days of Christmas rhyme. Colors in the grid indicate the different lines of the rhyme: 12 drummers drumming - literally drummers in ...
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A quick, easy mistyped question

The answer is
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My Uncle's present

The first letters say The letters which have been changed from the original words spell: Now, from Wikipedia, if we look at the note and use the letters, we get So, we look at the letters that we ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 23): Christmas Classifieds

First we print it out Then we notice So we Then we notice Then we see Then there is Now we see Then we see Following it Interpreting them or
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The hardest crossword you'll do today!

Finished crossword No googling is required because The final message is
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 11): The other side of Christmas

The message from the other side(s) of Christmas is:
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 11): What Child – Er, Game Is This?

Edit 2: The game they're playing is The rules are Let's analyze the first game. Alice starts with "Jingle bells." Bob goes for "I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus." Alice ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 8): Dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!

Yup, I can! My thoughts:
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2020 election: The results are in!

The trick to this puzzle is that At first tolerate, then back winner (5) Party briefly represented by 500 at the side of reem, regularly (3) Extremely jaded Ohio electrician's name (3) Video-...
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Explain this holiday calendar oddity

Would it be because:
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A Puzzling Easter Egg Hunt

Complete answer First, we can identify the people in the image: Next, we This implies that the words in the table below the image In fact, each word in the table Next, user39583 found that the ...
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Hey, This is a 100th Puzzle of Mine!

(Write-up complete) Lovely (and tricky!) puzzle athin, and congratulations on your 100! The final solved grid looks like this (with paired regions coloured the same and mines represented by black ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 12): A peaceful tree

Thank you! You too! You are wishing us Each bauble represents As requested, the following image shows how to extract the phrase:
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A conversation about a Christmas gift

Let's look at which letters have been changed: You know, I figured out what to buy [] ou for Christmas. I'll tell you on Christmas Ive. You are smart! I am sure you will figure it aut. ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 16): Poké(snow)ball battle!

The criminals you're looking for are: Grid: Solving Table: Explanation of hints:
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A Riley riddle to end the year!

The answer: Explanations: The solution to the riddle (2nd one, but suits for 1st) Their prefix is a greedy swine, Their suffix their negation. Their infix I’d consider ‘mine’, Their whole their ...
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A wordsearch for today

It turns out…
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 1): A festive Sudoku

The finished grid: Getting started: Moving on: Let's look at the thermos more carefully: The middle row: The arrow at left: Finishing up:
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Piece of Cake for King Solomon

To divide the cake into n equal pieces, Proof: Here is a drawing to illustrate how it works:
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The Longest Chess Game

My answer is Explanation:
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Slitherlink: Around the W0rld

The solution is (drumroll please...) Explanation: We start by Next, And here's the coup de grâce:
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 10): Captain Christmas

What a fun, festive puzzle! The first step is to realize that: Now the puns: Putting them together: And finally:
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Note to self: DO NOT FORGET!

This is a reminder of As the categories are: The groups:
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Replace some letters at PUZZLE to find out a sentence

**zzle = Spout *u**le = Group *u**le = Make money ****le = A person who will love with her whole heart. p****e = A beautiful city in Central Europe p****e = A balerina loves to do this p****e = ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 24): Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Ok, so I think I'm very close to a full answer, I have a picture: Which is obtained by: However each of these: We put these into: I'm not sure about the 13 word message yet, I'm guessing it has to ...
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The Number of the Feast

The answer is: Solution: Op provided a visual:
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 2): Wall I want for Christmas

Ok here goes: So the overall connection is
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PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 11): Divide the cookies and milk

Solution: Path:
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The Musing Of the Eggs

The patterns on the eggs are
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Capital Punishment - The Clock is Ticking

Partial answer The cryptic clues ... Across 3 No, that is, in lieu of two, a single beheaded homicide leader precedes 4 Limits of source removes, intrinsically the energy would be lost 5 Tip for ...
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