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A puzzle whose answer will be a word or a set of words but not a phrase or sentence.

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The Blue Periodic Puzzle

This puzzle follows from the Purple Periodic Puzzle and Green Periodic Puzzle (these puzzles are solved independently). Yet another periodic table has been uncovered and hides a secret word. Can you ...
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A Fiveway Riley

My prefix causes bells, whistles, and dings. My suffix is done by all living things. My infix causes all empires to untangle. My whole, they tend to dangle. Here's my first jab at the so called "...
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Guineas Dealer ||||||||

This visionary turns into a comedian, an animal and a fictional hero around Christmas. What is his favorite machine? Note: The lines after the word "Dealer" in the title have nothing to do ...
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A Surprising Riley Riddle

My infix is a potato reporter, My suffix is a garden storer, My prefix is Martin's significant other, My whole will make you bowled over. What am I?
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Statement: [infix] will [whole] [suffix] [prefix] [infix] will

[infix] will [whole] [suffix] [prefix] [infix] will. The above, when the gaps are filled, will be a reasonable statement. What are the two infixes?
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Unusual Vowelburgers™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle and the variations thereof I got these Vowelburgers™ on discount, and they have a little different mouthfeel than others. Why is that? Patty Vowelburger™ A Ink ...
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A new adventure awaits! Let's go!

A tale is being told here, one that spans many years and generations... but what kind of tale might it be? Pastebin link to a transcript of the clues, including colorblind assistance. Note that Y = ...
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What's at my back?

I always have something on my back whenever I use my PC and I have some definitons to figure out what it is. financial institution that accepts deposits from the public a family of large marine ...
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Can anyone think of more examples of pair of words like “Mindful” and “Mind full”? Both sound same and have different/opposite meanings [closed]

I am looking for pair of words or using multiple words which sounds similar but have different/opposite meanings(like an example mentioned in the question above). I posted this question in English....
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The Green Periodic Puzzle

This puzzle follows from the Purple Periodic Puzzle (these puzzles are solved individually). Another strange periodic table has appeared and it's hiding a secret word. Can you find out what's strange ...
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A Peculiar Find-A-Word

I was solving a crossword in my local newspaper when I came across a clue that made no sense: 19 Across: Be inappropriate On the face of it, there is nothing odd with this clue until I realised: 19 ...
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The Purple Periodic Puzzle

Below is a periodic table that's hiding a secret word. Can you find out what's strange about this purple periodic table and find the answer. Text-only version: ...
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Sometimes with Feathers?

When in red, I was very loud. In high definition, a treasure. You put me in to interfere. Rest on me for your leisure. Put me between the last two letters, I am an Asian plant. Keep some of me in the ...
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Vowelburger™ Inside-Out Burger

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here and Ébe Isaac's Double Supreme Riddle. The local Vowelburgers™ has added a new item to their ever-expanding menu, the Inside-Out Burger! This peculiar ...
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Working as a Family

Within this Boggle grid are the names of the members of a family. The unused letters will reveal the name of the original head honcho. ...
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I unlocked an item!

I came up to someone and they gave me some clues: It's fast, but can't run. It gets me ready for life. Everyone can have it. It is sold everywhere. It was here since Day 1. So I went to find it, and ...
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We see it in our everyday lives!

I just realized that I kept on finding something wherever I go. In my bathroom, my fridge, the map, outside, with the clouds. I see it everywhere! Can you tell what it is? H1:
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The Author of a Note

After finding this note, I've pretty much gone to the ends of the earth to find the author's name. Maybe you can help me? Suppose I want my room to be a weird color. Something uncommon, like purple. ...
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It's invisible to the naked eye… I hid it in this riddle

We are all born with it, and we still have it. I hid it in this riddle right above, literally... It's invisible to the naked eye. What is it?
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A Group of Partygoers

Feeling adventurous, I decided to have a party, so I invited my friends: Astrid, Connor, Clinton, Lewis, and Michael. What's my name? There could be a few possibilities, but there's only one right ...
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Fun with homonyms

In each example, can you replace ??? with the same word? I had to ??? the ??? to a series of tests. Upon seeing the ??? in her painting she shed a ???. They were too ??? to the door to ??? it. The ...
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You've got to be kidding me!

Within this Boggle board is a set of eight words with a common theme. What are they/what is the theme? V E D I N A K R H J O X O E S Y To make a word in ...
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A Fantastical Riley

This is my first time making a Riley Riddle. Feedback is much appreciated! My prefix is a sound like this. My infix sounds like a horse's sound. My suffix is the opposite of water. My whole is ...
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An outdated Boggle board

I had a spell in 2017 where I tried to fit many different related sets of words onto a standard 4x4 Boggle board. While looking through my creations yesterday, I found this curious puzzle: ...
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The Final Straw

Inspired by this riddle Cross me and you'll never return. Play with me and company I burn. Split me and a symbol I stroke. In all, I'm what P.W. spoke. Who/What am I? The answer is a seven-letter ...
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Moving backwards or forwards?

I am a 10 letter word. I contain some chemistry. Read backwards, I contain emotion. Scrambled, part of me spends time in the air. Scramble again, and another part is something edible. I am present in ...
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Staying safe and secure

I am a nine letter word. No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to pass through. Part of me is useful to end an argument or a fight. Another part of me, in the wrong hands, can be catastrophic. ...
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A long, almost for physics riddle

I came up with this riddle today: My Whole is of 2 terms. My Prefix is 3 Letters. Term 1 is half open. But Term 2 is mostly locked. My Prefix is an ex. My Suffix is a passage. My infix is a symbol, ...
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Don't like those synonyms

Stand alone I am someone with authority Add a "B" or an "H" or an "L" All three are synonyms of each other Who am I?
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Give me an R and I'll run!

Give me an R and I'll run Give me an AR and I'll come running Give me a T and I'll stop you from moving Give me a D and I'll make you move Leave me alone and I'll send you in different directions! Can ...
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My Prefix is the word I want. What am I

My Prefix is the word I want while it's an abbreviation My Infix is a negative that sounds like it has passion My suffix are two seperate words, which can describe the look. But users will not read ...
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Homemade Vowelburgers™

They're simple Vowelburgers™, but they are great for munching on while watching TV. Meat Vowelburger™ A LA E Ogre I Job O Marvel U Malibu
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A Winter Day's Drive

Another riddle from ~ Words That Get Stuck In MacGyver88's Head ~(:P) My prefix - ( i ) are this/these. My infix - The sixth lost its sixth. My suffix - Even though short, eating the first still ...
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7 letters you have to answer or else [duplicate]

I am a 7 letter word when you remove 2 letters I become short what word am I?
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My prefix is a clue

An Affix Riddle: My prefix is a clue My infix is a stutter My suffix combines What am I?
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It's not sunrise or sunset riddle

I hold the brightest of bright in a place with low light AND I am a place with low light that is not the night. What am I? Edit: The site wouldn't let me post the original version because it is not ...
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If done everyday, it's civilized. If only done when something's wrong, it's nasty

When speaking of doing this everyday as a daily routine, this is a civilized thing to do. When speaking of doing this only when something's wrong, this is a nasty thing to do. What is this thing we ...
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A riddle for the highway

I'm laying on the highway, but you can't drive over me, for as soon as you're over me, I'm over you. What am I?
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A Full Spread of Vowelburgers™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle I ordered some Vowelburgers™ abroad, but every menu had a printing error, so the restaurant just got rid of them. Regardless, they had something for everyone, ...
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An Anime Affix Riddle

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix My prefix hosted* talk to beat a killer from within. My infix works for former bandit, shooting with their twin. My suffix can be found in ...
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What is this terrible place?

Cross me, and you'll never return. Play with me, and you'll never see the dawn. Renew me, and I'll give you Hell. Yet don't worry, for as much as you pursue me, You'll never reach me. Who am I?
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Make a difference. First you rise, then you fall

With me you can make a difference. With me reversed, I'll rise and I'll fall.
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An Anagram Tribond: You can love it, or not

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix Figure out what these mixed up clues are supposed to be and solve the tribond, then repeat with the results! Group 1: tubings, pertain, ...
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Oh No. I had those today

Who? That miserable, Sick man Was poisoned? Eleven letter word
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Forcing one to stay while forcing one to leave?

There is this word that means to force one to stay. that read backwards, means to force one to leave. What is that word?
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As Slaughter Crept unto the Sheep

Turn in my lord! Turn in my lord! But water I cannot afford. Some milk is best at your request. Now hide you and get you some rest. But as he sleep, to him she creep, As slaughter crept unto the ...
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Sounds like you need something to do

What word am I thinking of? Each group will give you part of what you need. Group 1 split, peel, bunch, dump Group 2 Vermont, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina Group 3 Merlin, Percival, ...
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The Abysmal King

What was the king's name (missing from the riddle), but more interestingly, what was the king trying to hide? Slay me now, and take a solemn vow, Men can't say I might have died this way, Thrust ...
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A Harsh Vowelburger™ Critic

You can find other Vowelburgers™ Riddles here. Once a restaurant renowned for its delectable burgers, the customers of the Old Consonant's Diner have been noticing the quality of food slowly slipping ...
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Arranging another Riley

My prefix is tricking you My infix is fruity My suffix is controlled and uniform My whole must be set What am I?

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