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My first is indivisible, but not really. My second is a cloak worn by men, but in ancient Rome. is the answer there. My third is a cruel wicked person, but not a human. My fourth is about 20 quires, but in reverse. 20 quires And the full answer is: Lovely puzzle!

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Cool puzzle! The answers to the clues are: Arranged:

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Here is my answer: Explanation: My first's what ant calls a cricket, no doubt My second is third when you really zoom out My third will protect you from villain or foe My fourth won't get verdant when it's on the go My fifth's what you did with the game that you lost

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The filled word square: And as we can see from the diagonal,

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Puzzle 1 Puzzle 3 Puzzle 4

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What a fun little puzzle.

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The eighteen words are (in the same order as in the question): This gives the following grid:

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I'm going to go with: My first can be pleasant, or horribly foul My second is useful to hunt waterfowl My third is an act that can cause desolation My fourth might be done to a sleepy dalmatian My fifth talks of galleons -- many, not one My first keeps you warm when a cold wind is blowing My second is music to sing when it's snowing My third is an ...

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The word square is The strategy of solving it goes like this: Another useful technique pointed out by rand al'thor in comments:

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The solved pineapple(!) as follows: Red (across-ish) clues: Blue (diagonal-ish) clues: Green (down-ish) clues:

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Grid Solving process

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Just one ...Finally all four! (although I feel there could be "better" solutions for (1) & (2))

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Yet another one, with all 16 words different: (I admit that this is a computer-assisted answer, in the sense that I wrote a program to extract the list of 4-letter heteropalindromes from YAWL. I constructed the square manually from that list.) For side information: there are only 16 unique such squares containing 16 unique words (not counting rotations and ...

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This one required a lot of Googling! My answer: Explanation: 1: What puzzle would be complete without THIS homage to Wonder Woman! 2: This is an anagram for Hum Ion Z, but makes no sense. 3: This is the Giant of Africa. 4: This used to be a popular way to sort out disagreements but wasn't really very civilized. 5: This evil, destructive one should ...

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How about Where the words are

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Solved via collaboration with @BeastlyGerbil and @Sid. Explanations:

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Puzzle 2:

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Solution for #2 Used the letters on the right (S,D,G,A,U) And Solution #4 (probably not what you got) Used letters T, R, O, U, S

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Since the answers all came out piecemeal, I figured I'd post them all together in one answer here, to make it easier for people to see the solutions. \require{color} \definecolor{g}{RGB}{0, 180, 0} \begin{array}{rcrc} \raise{3em}1. &NRSTV\quad\begin{array}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline E&\color{g}N&\color{g}T&E&\color{g}R\\ \hline \...

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The message is: How: It's correct, it's affirmative. And it's indefinite in time, very long. But in Korea, it's a great university. Cheating and deceptive. Is it me? Sadly, it's wrong. Just drop it on the table and let it be. It's not one, it's not three. You might wonder why. But "Look here!" said my Spanish pals. It comes to you, even when you're not ...

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I think I've got this one:

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Solution for #1 \begin{array}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline E&N&T&E&R\\ \hline N&E&R&V&E\\ \hline T&R&E&E&S\\ \hline E&V&E&N&T\\ \hline R&E&S&T&S\\ \hline \end{array} Letters used: N, T, R, S, and V

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The answer is a Wordsquare, but ... The first: The second: The third: The fourth: The final Wordsquare: But there's a twist: Well, it's never too late to say that. :)

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I think I might be onto the right square, but the explanation might not be complete. Explanation:

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