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Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.


Puzzle ID:#40787
Fun:*** (2.8)
Difficulty:*** (2.44)
Submitted By:aresII*us******




I am only a word of five letters, but I have caused great calamities. Take away my head and I enhance a city.
Behead me once more and I am a place where all the world once congregated.
If at first you curtail me, I am a mineral.
Curtail once more and I am a fashionable resort.
Yet if instead you cut off both my head and my tail it does not deteriorate my value.



Clues: park, ark, spar, spa, par.


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Feb 29, 2008

I liked that one
Feb 29, 2008

Excellent teaser. Not tooo hard, but took a little thought to get them all. Thanks for submitting this kind of teaser - high on my "fun" list.
Mar 01, 2008

Hehe. I like that one, although I didn't know spar was a mineral.
Mar 11, 2008

Great teaser, Though the 'ark' one threw me off, as only christians think that the worlds animals were carried in the ark

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