These words all have an unusual property in common, what is it?

- Adopt
- Glory
- Knot
- Empty
- Hint
- Begin

Puzzles involving patterns, sequences, or set theory

These words all have an unusual property in common, what is it?

- Adopt
- Glory
- Knot
- Empty
- Hint
- Begin

What is a special property or feature that all of the following words have in common?

banana, uneven, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato, revive, dresser

Continue reading “Almost Special Words”What number belongs in the “?” circle? Note that all numbers shown are correct, there are no typos or errors.

Nob’s Number Tree is a well-known brainteaser by the Japanese puzzle guru Nobuyuki “Nob” Yoshigahara, who wrote many mathematical puzzle books and invented many puzzle toys. This cheeky number tree puzzle seems straightforward, but the straightforward solution falls apart when you arrive at the bottom.

Continue reading “Nob’s Number Tree Puzzle”Find the next two terms in this sequence:

10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 23, 30, 33, ?, ?

Continue reading “Sequence Puzzle”Replace the ?’s in each of these to complete the puzzle:

“Asia” is H

“Cuffs” is S

“Ender” is I

“Redness” is F

“Fuchsia” is ?

“Using” is E

“Desist” is I

“Visits” is E

“Design” is ?

“Gross” is W or R

“Assign” is S

“Amassing” is E

“Design” is S

“Amassing” is S

“Arrows” is ? or ?

“Pro-tem” and “row” are H

“Ties” is K

“Cohesion” is A

“Casino” is E

“Hocks” is either a word, name, ? or ?

“Edna” is I

“Slang” is X

“Siege” is E

“Basin” is X

“Sin” is X

“Sin” is A

“Besiege” is X

“Signals” is ? and ?

Source: Matt Malone on Puzzling StackExchange (spoiler warning: contains the solution)

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