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Word Puzzles - World Cities #1

Solve the puzzles to guess the names of these world cities.
Example: Adult Male + U.S. President Arthur = Man + Chester = Manchester
Quiz by buck1017
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Last updated: November 14, 2018
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First submittedNovember 25, 2013
Times taken30,867
Average score60.0%
Rating4.28
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Word Puzzle
World City
Mr. Nicholson + Cardiac Organ + British Thank You
Jakarta
Feline + Woman's Counterpart + Slang for Hairstyle
Kathmandu
Sack + Father
Baghdad
Baby Chicken + Small Gear + $200 Monopoly Corner
Chicago
Morning Moisture + To Purchase
Dubai
Bartlett/Anjou etc. + Snake Sound
Paris
Unlocking Tool + Foot Digit
Quito
Siddhārtha Gautama + Annoying Person
Budapest
Ceiling Opposite + To Wash Away Shampoo
Florence
Before Triple + Ye Olde Hotel
Dublin
Beauty and the Beast Heroine + Refrain from Eating
Belfast
Window Material + Chinese Strategy Game
Glasgow
Hades + Wash Basin + Piano Part
Helsinki
Pa's Wife + Nabisco Wafer Brand
Manila
Australian Tree Marsupial + Weaving Device + Not Rich
Kuala Lumpur
Military Conflict + Lumberjack's Tool
Warsaw
Sex Pistols Bassist Vicious + Patella Location
Sydney
Mythical Cat Pokemon + Mr. Nolte
Munich
Gun Sound + Rooster
Bangkok
Greek Letter 'X' + Greek Letter 'P'
Cairo
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Level 85
Nov 27, 2013
I don't think hogs are necessarily male.
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Level 88
Feb 6, 2014
Hog is another word for pig or swine, a male pig is a boar.
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Level 73
Feb 6, 2014
Well, you might not invite him to a party, but let's not get pejorative.
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Level 77
Feb 6, 2014
Due to their common use as livestock, adult swine have gender specific names: the males are boars (or sometimes "hogs") and the females are sows. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig
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Level 75
Jul 10, 2016
We raise swine, and in our region swine, pigs, and hogs are completely interchangeable, although we tend to lean to pigs as a term for the younger ones (shortened from piglets), and hogs as a term for the entire herd or sometimes just the older ones. Males are boars (not to be confused with wild boars which are a specific type of pig originally from Eurasia and were ancestors of today's domesticated hogs), females that have farrowed are sows, young females which have not farrowed are gilts, and castrated males (raised for meat) are barrows. I have never heard the term "hog" used to mean only a boar, but I have heard it used for a Harley-Davidson.
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Level 72
Jan 15, 2014
I kept trying Monaco (Ma + Necco wafers)
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Level 88
Feb 6, 2014
Glad I wasn't the only one! ;)
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Level 45
Feb 6, 2014
Yep, me too, eventually gave up on that one.
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Level 85
Feb 6, 2014
I kept trying to figure out what kind of wafer is called "Drid"
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Level 77
Feb 7, 2014
Edited the wafer clue for clarity.
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Level 72
Feb 28, 2020
Same here
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Level 75
Jan 15, 2014
Manila seemed like a bit of a stretch. The rest were fairly easy. Didn't get Paris though either. And I used to live there.. Good quiz!
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Level 67
Sep 10, 2019
I got it, by thinking of cities ending with a hiss sound, but still no idea what the first part of the clue means
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Level 68
Jul 15, 2020
They were referring to different types of pears (Bartlett and Anjou), had to look it up though!
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Level 58
Jan 31, 2014
An adult male pig is a boar or a barrow. A hog can be male or female. I spent forever trying to figure out what city Chickboargo could be :/
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Level 45
Jun 20, 2014
Yeah...
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Level 51
Feb 6, 2014
There are also "Necco" wafers, so the clue for Manilla could also lead to "Monaco." Not more of a stretch than some of the others here...
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Level 27
Feb 7, 2014
wafer brand? only amercans are gonna know that!
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Level 82
Dec 12, 2016
I had no clue about wafers, but I thought of cities starting with Ma and got it quickly
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Level 67
Sep 10, 2019
I must ve gotten all the cities that even slightly started with a m sound (even milan) all but manilla.. :/
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Level 83
May 12, 2014
I love these kind of quizzes, but you do need to fix "hog" vs. "boar", and just say another name for a pig, not a male pig. No pig farmer I know refers to the males of the group as hogs when separating by gender-- they're boars and sows. Hogs are what you butcher when they're mature.
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Level 76
Aug 31, 2015
Dubai only works if you pronounce dew as doo - outside the US it's pronounced dyew!
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Level 84
Jul 10, 2016
Not in my part of the outside the US.
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Level 62
Aug 9, 2019
Mine either
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Level 78
Sep 17, 2023
yod dropping vs yod coalescence :)

(and yes its not strictly us non-us, but generally the distinction made is us vs uk, however entitled that may be)

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Level 75
Feb 2, 2016
What has Go got to do with marble / marbles?
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Level 84
Apr 11, 2016
Go uses stones, not marbles. Perhaps you're thinking of "Chinese checkers"?
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Level 75
Sep 7, 2016
Also, it's call Go in Japan. In China it is Wei Qi
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Level 74
Jul 10, 2016
I don't understand the kitten sound part at all. Mu?
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Level 77
Jul 10, 2016
*mew*
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Level 75
Jul 10, 2016
Loved this quiz. Hope to see more like it.
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Level 62
Aug 9, 2019
I agree! Best quiz ever
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Level 82
Jul 10, 2016
god I hate these.
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Level 65
Jul 10, 2016
Great quiz! Made me think a lot.
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Level 69
Jul 21, 2016
Cat's sound is "miau" (or maybe in a bit more English transcription - something like "myaw") - listen to Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman in "Batman Returns", you'll know what I mean.
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Level 77
Aug 31, 2016
Right...she's "cat" woman. Not Kitten woman...kitten girl?...either way...cats say meow...kittens say mew. Perhaps i'll give it an update to clarify.
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Level 67
Sep 10, 2019
I understand the clue was different before, magical pokemon didnt get me anywhere, kitten sound would have! and i think mew works perfectly (unlike some other words for sound, that really doesnt work if you are from another language, when the word doest truely mimic the sound anymore, but has become more of a representation)

Anybody know Simon's cat? (I think it is great!) when I see/hear "mew" I cant help but think of that haha

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Level 71
Apr 23, 2017
Another good quiz, for those jetpunkers that like to think, try 'The CHALLENGE' a puzzle-quiz to get you thinking for a while at ... ... http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/120558/the-challenge
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Level 34
Jan 26, 2018
Go is not a marble game.
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Level 77
Jan 26, 2018
You are correct. The version I had as a kid had little indents at the intersections and you used black and white marbles instead of the flat pieces. The indents kept you from accidentally knocking the pieces across the board. I have changed the clue.
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Level 86
Jun 5, 2018
lol I wrote "Buddhapest" and wondered why it didn't work.
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Level 52
Jun 9, 2018
Took a LONG time to get Chicago, not because of the clue, but because there's a seperate quiz for US cities!
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Level 85
Oct 19, 2022
And, as we all know, the U.S. isn't part of the world.
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Level 89
May 6, 2019
Fun! Thanks
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Level 76
Jun 14, 2019
The greek letters one is problematic, in the pronunciation of X (correct pronunciation would be more like "he") and in the confusion between P and R (due to not claryfing which alphabet is being used).
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Level 72
Feb 28, 2020
I kept fumbling around trying to think of a city called chi-pi!
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Level 82
Jun 15, 2019
Fun quiz! I kept saying key-toe, key-toe, key-toe, and all I could come up with was Kyoto. If it was a snake it woulda bit me.
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Level 67
Apr 5, 2020
4 stars for "Munich" and "Dublin".
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Level 73
Jun 29, 2020
Key+Toe could also be Kyoto
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Level 52
Aug 17, 2020
Yep, I kept trying the same
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Level 79
Aug 5, 2021
There is no "o" sound in between those words. Those words together are only two syllables that sound like "kee tow".
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Level 66
Sep 13, 2022
Isn't Kyoto pronouced "Kyo-to" though in Japanese, where Kyo is one sound.

It's not key but there's also no O sound.

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Level 59
Sep 28, 2021
Mew isn't a cat Pokemon. Original or first mythical Pokemon would be an appropriate prompt if you wanted to keep it as mew.
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Level 67
Nov 19, 2023
Thought I was just to old to know the newer ones, turns out it was the first mon. But I agree it's no cat at all
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Level 79
Jul 20, 2022
Chick + car + go would be better for Chicago. But "cog" isn't pronounced "CAG" unless I put on as harsh an American accent as I can come up with.
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Level 77
Jul 20, 2022
I'm from like 100 miles south of Chicago. I can say with absolute certainty that Chicago natives pronounce it "shi-CAH-go." The rest of the country pronounces it "shi-COG-o." So that harsh American accent you are talking about? Probably pretty spot on for the regional pronunciation.
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Level 62
May 1, 2023
I'm gonna be honest...I don't think I have a particularly heavy accent, but I pronounce the "cag" in Chicago exactly the same as I pronounce "cog." I'm honestly not sure how you'd pronounce them differently. Do you say "cog" as cawg or something?
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Level 77
Jul 20, 2023
That's how i say it as well, but native Chicagoans tend to pronounce the "cog" with the "o" sound similar to the "a" in apple. It's not quite that drastic, but it's certainly different than how its pronounced downstate.
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Level 66
Jul 20, 2023
I thought wash basin was a Tub. If I had thought of the correct answer I would have gotten it.
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Level 70
Mar 28, 2024
Mew isn't a cat
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Level 77
Mar 29, 2024
Looks like a hairless cat...named after the sound kittens make. I feel like the average person is going to be fine with the clue.