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Peegue's Big Holiday Puzzle
This time Peegue has gone all out with a nine part puzzle for you. In each case, can you decide which of the given options would be the best next step in the given sequence of words, numbers, etc.? Some of these are very cryptic, require logic, keen eyes, factual knowledge, or a combination thereof. Perservere, and you might find the magic pass phrase!
Here are the puzzles:
1. DARE, ERROR, ROWBOAT, TAME, EMOTE, ...
(a) ETHNIC (b) TOME (c) TELLER (d) ESTATE (e) SNARE
2. SUN, MOO, TREE, BOAR, HIVE, ...
(a) OINK (b) STICKS (c) QUIVER (d) VENUS (e) BEE
3. GANYMEDE, TITAN, CALLISTO, IO, ...
(a) MOON (b) SUN (c) EUROPA (d) SATURN (e) TRITON
4. I, II, III, III, II, III, IV, V, III, II, ...
(a) I (b) II (c) III (d) IV (e) V
5. DREW LANDON, ANN DEWLORD, DAWN ...
(a) LORDEN (b) NEWDON (c) WELDAR (d) RANDOW (e) WARDEN
6. NOE : NOE, WOT : RUFO, RHEET : ENNI, RUFO : ...
(a)WYNETT (b) NOE (c) NEELVE (d) TEXSEIN (e) NET
7. B3, RP, EF, QO...
(a) Z7 (b) AB (c) D4 (d) IJ (e) TY
8. PIG : SINK, LION : REAR, FROG: ...
(a) QUARK (b) RABBIT (c) GROW (d) TAIL (e) DISH
9. COECT ANSWE FO FINAL IDDLE
(a) a (b) b (c) c (d) d (e) e
After completing all nine puzzles, you should be able to tell us the PASS PHRASE (not the pass phase, mind you).
Cryptic enough for you? This puzzle might take some time to work out, so don't give up too easily. Make time on a Sunday morning, grab a cup of tea or coffee, put your thinking cap on, and let the puzzles percolate in your mind.
If you think you have the answer (or you -gulp!- give up), you can send Peegue an e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an automated reply with the link to the solutions. (Make sure that you add Peegue to your address-book if you use a spamfilter, so that the reply doesn't land in your junk folder).
Peegue is also always interested in hearing about new puzzles from all around the world. If you've come across an interesting puzzle that you think Peegue would like to know about, just e-mail us.
Have a safe and happy holiday!