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  • n. Plural form of puzzle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of puzzle.


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  • She battled them with her word puzzles and arithmetic and songs.


  • On this pleasant-but-overcast holiday morning, I drank some coffee from one of my favorite mugs, watched some C-Span tapes that I've been meaning to get to for a while, and knocked off a couple of crossword puzzles from the "finish later" stack.

    Apologies to William Safire. It was just a hunch, anyway.

  • As the solver attempted to unscramble the word puzzles, the experimenter responded out loud “correct” or “incorrect,” while the observer looked on.


  • Before working on the word puzzles, the solvers were asked to estimate how the observers would judge them on things like intelligence, competence, honesty, and so on, both before and after the task.


  • "Mebbe the puzzles is all right," Mary considered.

    Chapter 2

  • These are snap-together models (calling them "puzzles" is a little weird, actually) showing the anatomy of various critters, from humans to cows, mammoths, and my favorites, beetles and snails.

    Boing Boing

  • February 10th, 2009 at 1: 42 pm one thin puzzles me about the plan.

    Matthew Yglesias » Nationalization After All

  • The big new thing in puzzles now seems to be logic puzzles that are pumped out on a computer: sudoku and Kenken.

    The Big Puzzle Party Wrap-Up!

  • But, you know, certainly if - one of the great puzzles is that Rahm Emanuel was hired as chief of staff because he knew Congress.

    'Vanity Fair' Writer: What Will Speaker Boehner Do?

  • I love it that the article describing this thing mentions that the prize for solving the puzzles is – Cake.

    Portal Gun | clusterflock


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