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Valentine Search
Valentine Search
by The Grabarchuk Family
How many different ways can the word VALENTINE be read? You can move through neighboring letters vertically, horizontally, or diagonally and pass some letters more than once.
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Hidden Food
Hidden Food
by The Grabarchuk Family
The lines hide some food. Can you find it?
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Knight Spell
Knight Spell
by Richard Candy
Spell the word KNIGHT letter by letter, each time jumping by means of the chess knight's move.
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5x5 Letter Grid
5x5 Letter Grid
by The Grabarchuk Family
Starting from a cell of the grid and with each next step moving to a vertically, horizontally or diagonally adjacent one, can you find a 6-letter word?
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DoubLetters: Perception
DoubLetters: Perception
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Place the cards in a line to form a real word. Hint: It's related to perception.
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The Sun
The Sun
by Helen Homa and Peter Grabarchuk
Rearrange some strange symbols and get an entire word which clearly indicates SUN. This challenge combines visual and moving skills with little linguistic experience.
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Nob's Phuslulp
Nob's Phuslulp
by Nob Yoshigahara
How many puzzling occasions are we exposed to in our daily routine? This puzzle is one of such occasions when even a minor observation can be converted into a nimble connotation.
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Between the Lines
Between the Lines
by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
What can be seen between these lines? Is it something meaningful of meaningless? What can you spot yourself?
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Message Reading
Message Reading
by Peter Grabarchuk
Some letters are interwoven inside four  transparent cubes. There are some hints to arrange the letters in a message and your goal, thus, is just to read it correctly. Can you do that?
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The Mars Tour
The Mars Tour
by Sam Loyd
Travel through all the cities on the Mars' surface so that you can spell a complete English sentence at the end of your trip. There are some doubts if such a trip is ever possible. What would you say?
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Fill-in-Words
Fill-in-Words
after Martin Gardner
Complete six three-letter words with the missing middle letters in them so that except these words a new six-letter word which would be a name of a sea animal could appear.
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What Animal?
What Animal?
after Martin Gardner
A set of five different letters can be arranged in such a way that to produce the name of an animal. Now the first question that might appear what familiar animal should it be?
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Read the Message
Read the Message
by Sam Loyd
Some message is hidden in a grid in which only several cells are shaded. Should any special approach be employed to read the message clearly in the grid?
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Key Word
Key Word
after Martin Gardner
When the four arrows on the four keys are replaced with some respective letters on them, a very familiar word can be typed with those keys. What word it could be?
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An Easy One
An Easy One
after Professor Louis Hoffmann
It's said that seven tiles with letters (a letter per card) can be arranged into one word. Is this goal as easy as it sounds?
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Doublets
Doublets
by Lewis Carroll
From the Ape to the Man through the series of words - it's the game of Doublets. Will it be easy to reveal all the words in it even if you know their number?
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Big Cross-Out Swindle
Big Cross-Out Swindle
after Martin Gardner
Cross out something in a line of letters to get another something. Of course, you will be provided with both "something" - the point is to get them right.
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