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Will Shortz

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W Seeking W For Compound Word Dates

Sunday, April 19, 2015

For each word starting with "W," think of another word, also starting with "W," that can follow the first to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.

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Be Attentive, And You'll Find TV In These Words

Sunday, April 12, 2015

For each word or phrase given, remove some of its letters so that those that remain, reading from left to right, will name a popular TV show, past or present.

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What's In A Word? Another Word

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Every answer is a made-up, two-word phrase in which the first word has seven letters. Drop its first and last letters to get a five-letter word that is the second part of the phrase.

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For This Puzzle, Watch Your Words

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The challenge is a game of categories based on the word "watch." For each category provided, name something starting with each of the letters W-A-T-C-H.

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What's Last Comes First

Sunday, March 22, 2015

For each word given, name another that can follow it to complete a compound word or two-word phrase. The last and first letters of the first word must be the first and second letters of the second.

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Say Yes To The Puzzle

Sunday, March 15, 2015

"Yes" is supposed to be the most pleasing word in the English language. If that's true, today's puzzle will be very pleasing indeed. Each answer is an anagram of "yes" plus two or three other letters.

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City And Stating The Obvious

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Letters that start the name of a city are combined with letters that start the name of its state to spell a word. What are the city and state? For the word "latex," the answer would be Laredo, Texas.

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4 Out Of 5 Puzzlers Say These Things Are The Same

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Rearrange the letters in a four-letter word and a five-letter word to get a pair of synonyms. For example, given "time" and "night," you would say "item" and "thing."

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And The Oscar Goes To ...

Sunday, February 22, 2015

In this week's puzzle, every answer is the name of an Academy Award winner or nominee for best picture. Using a given anagram, decipher the title of the film. The films will go from oldest to newest.

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'La La La' I Can't Hear You

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Every answer is a word or name of three or more syllables in which an interior syllable is an accented "la."

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Two Is Company, Three Is A Crowd

Sunday, February 08, 2015

For each familiar two-word phrase, use the first three letters of the first word and the first three letters of the second word to start two other words that have opposite meanings of each other.

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The Ol' Puzzle Switcheroo

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Every answer is a made-up two-word phrase, where the second and third letters of the first word are switched to get the second word.

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A Puzzle Full Of Air

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Every answer today is a word starting with the letters A-R, which you will identify from its anagram. For example, given AR plus ROB, the answer would be "arbor."

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Sunday Puzzle: S.V. You

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name, with the initials S.V. For example, given "noted Idaho ski resort," you would say "Sun Valley."

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Finding The Pieces To Form A New Nation

Sunday, January 11, 2015

For each familiar two-word phrase and name, take one or more letters from the start of the first word plus one or more letters from the start of the second word to name a country.

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A Winter Puzzle To Brrring In The New Year

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Given a clue, each response is a two-word answer with the first word starting with B-R and the second word starting with R.

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Newsworthy Names Of 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Do you remember who was in the news this year? Given the name of someone who first popped up in the news in 2014, explain who that person is.

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What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Every answer is the name of a kid's toy that one might give for Christmas. Some are brand names, some are generic. Identify them from their anagrams.

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A Puzzle Worth A Fortune

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Every answer is the name of a Fortune 200 company —that is, one of the top 200 corporations, according to the 2014 list in Fortune magazine.

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Just Say No, N-O

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Every answer today is a familiar two-word phrase or name with the initial letters N and O.

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