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For 2, what about


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I think 3 might be


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I think I know some of the answers. 1 4 5


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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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If you take the two words,


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Okay, after looking at this question on and off for a few days, here is my contribution thus far. After sussing that we were supposed to interpret the titular 'flowers' as: I had gone on to wonder whether the area of interest was indeed: My own hunch had been borne out of identifying EAST (To the East is a great river, alloy) as potentially being: My ...


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I'm not certain about all of the flowers but I think the answer is To the West is of conquer, of victory, To the North is for leather laundry. To the East is a great river, alloy, To the South is big and tall, ahoy! I myself am the glorious one who brings in heat, A four-letter word is what you need! Hint 3


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I know there is an accepted answer, but this came to mind:


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Sounds like you're talking about a The sound of thunder's like a whip, one takes a stab and makes a quip; uncaps a bottle, lights a pipe, accessing files of private type; a mental crisis, break of dawn, can experts solve what's going on


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The answer is possibly...


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Let me put out this fine puzzle comprises of You may find me fast My answer is transparent to those restive few who went off Their egregious oversight left to scan and screen Hear my refrain bound to draw the story out Title and hints: Original riddle


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Confession: the following is all found using computer help. (I did at least write the code to do it.) Further confession: earlier versions of this answer included a bunch of not-very-satisfactory solutions using very obscure words; you can find them in the edit history if you care. Unsurprisingly, one can do this more quickly if one allows rarer words. Thus:...


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They all The title


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Partial: The second hint is for the which, when applied to hint 1 gives the word:


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Long shot. His dream was... Because... Therefore...


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He dreamed


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Not sure this is the intended answer but:


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This is solvable in seven nine* moves, using the dictionary file /usr/share/dict/words that coms with Ubuntu 18.04. Code below, in TXR Lisp. To find the shortest path, we perform a depth-first search. The nodes in the search graph are represented by items which consist of a left word, right word, a path link (giving a reverse path from the found node back ...


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You can be Because: Oh, my dear friend, If you want to know who I am, listen to me carefully, and you shall understand For I am a friend of many in their times of uncertainty In me You shall find a love story A tale of romance and tragedy In me, following the rhythm, people swing their body My eye is a beautiful land of the East A land of ...


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I think this fits the criteria:


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For each given word you can: This is hinted at by: Edit: Double edit :


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Sad Wally, ugliest Alcatraz impala, mimeo abhorrer, lava continuo, kneels. Mean nerd met imperiled underservant; cuckoo kisses Ina Nagle. Met nerd, men worry cello neoclassicism negate Icaria tox lava. So the answer is:


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Considering the nonsense wording... Therefore I think the answer is:


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The National Puzzlers' League calls this a transpogram. A word or phrase becomes another when divided into two parts, which are interchanged. For example: ONE = rock-hard, TWO = hard rock (referring to the kind of music). Answers must be dictionary entries (or well known) but the parts need not be: for example, ONE = alloy, TWO = loyal. The latter ...


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In JavaScript we might code (into the console): str="snail"; "snail" strArr=str.split(''); [object Array]: ["s", "n", "a", "i", "l"] strArr.push(...strArr.splice(0,1)); 5 strArr.join(''); "nails" so:


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I'm not aware of an existing name for the method of constructing anagrams you describe. The method for creating any anagram is, of course, to rearrange the letters to form a new word or words, which could be achieved by moving one letter, or any number of letters, so no matter how many letters you move or where you move them from/to, there is really just one ...


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Is the answer: Ace, I may be to the ear, without one letter A's, I may be to the eye, without two letters See? Three letters gone! I am a victim.


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How about the following: Some notes on my working (entirely trial and error): Then: Next: This left me two 'chunks': Finally: Phew! Definitely time for bed...


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I think I have it! An Ornament Word is one that when: This fits the clues/hints because: The nature of this question makes it hard to type out examples/proof... here's a couple: EDIT: And, a 'Special Ornament Word'


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The "Downfall" is actually If forgotten, I will be back in September. If you think I am feminine, I will show you stop sign. If you are afraid of heights, I will throw you in the sea at twilights. If any mis event happens (heh!, so lame), you know which insect to blame. When you are sixty and low on your defenses, don't go blaming your senses. Are ...


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Curiously enough, I wrote a program to do just this nearly 10 years ago! I've long since lost the program, but here are all the ways the second player can force a win: a: ['aorta', 'aortographies', 'aortography'] b: ['bwana'] c: ['cnidarian', 'ctenidium', 'ctenoid', 'ctenophoran'] d: ['dwarf', 'dwarves', 'dweeb', 'dwell', 'dwelt', 'dwindle', 'dwindling', '...


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The book is David Silverman's Your Move. Another easy 2nd-player win the author mentions is DV forcing the first player into DVANDVA or DVORNIK.


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It


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Jimmy's shaking in his _____. Then it would be simply impossible for him to _____ their appetite for questioning and dampen their hopes of finding a loophole. Give him one heck of a _____, perhaps? He thought he saw rhos, sigmas, maybe even _____. Then, with a look of disgust on his face, he _____ its contents, grumbling that they weren't the kind of ...


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Could it be Explanation:


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Each set of initials leads to: As follows: The clues to this outcome are that: Plus, of course:


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I'm not sure but is it or because both are kind of feelings that one feels when those things happen and can be formed by refactoring A part of your life.


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I feel Explanation:


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the answer is: explanation:


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What was Sir Pent really saying? What were Skaylee's instructions? Yikes!


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I've not only figured out how the multiverse splits, I've discovered a new timeline!


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