Word Puzzles - U.S. Cities #1

Solve the puzzles to guess the names of these U.S. cities
Example: Not Old + Noah's Boat = New + Ark = Newark
Quiz by buck1017
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Last updated: December 21, 2019
First submittedNovember 24, 2013
Times taken12,119
Rating4.37
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Word Puzzle
U.S. City
Employer + Can Metal
Boston
Mineral Deposit + Star Wars' Calrissian
Orlando
Fox Home + Animal Pelt
Denver
24 Hours + 2000 lbs
Dayton
Season After Winter + Farmer's Land
Springfield
Bison
Buffalo
Mr. Hefner + Large Pebble
Houston
Service Charge + Fleetwood Mac's Stevie
Phoenix
Follower of Judaism + Not Yes
Juneau
SpongeBob's squirrel friend + Waffle Brand
San Diego
Young Man + Large Body of Water
Boise
Young Female Horse + Actor Lundgren + German Yes
Philadelphia
Go By Boat + Dorothy Gale's Aunt
Salem
Timid + Miss Hathaway
Cheyenne
Hot Dog + Sumpter/Knox Etc.
Frankfort
Wealthy + To Fix Clothes
Richmond
Possessive 'I' + French Friend
Miami
Gun Sound + Boat Paddle
Bangor
Short Skirt + Red Fruit + Not More
Minneapolis
Genghis + Three Simultaneous Notes
Concord
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Level 75
Nov 28, 2013
It's not accepting Minneapolis!
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Level 68
Nov 28, 2013
Same for me, I even tried St Paul just to be sure ;)
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Level ∞
Nov 29, 2013
That one was my fault. Fixed.
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Level 43
Oct 25, 2021
That's because it's in Canada.

#minnexit #minnesotaisaprovince

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Level 55
Nov 28, 2013
Minneapolis isn't being accepted
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Level 53
Sep 14, 2021
Lol it is accepeting "Miniappleis"
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Level 23
Dec 12, 2013
Very nice quiz Quizmaster (or your tyrant name which I forgot), I just couldn't find out a bunch of them.... I guess I'm not good at these puzzles.
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Level 55
Jan 31, 2014
Great quiz! 100% with 2:56 to spare. More! More!
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Level 71
Nov 14, 2018
Better than me, 2:21. These are mostly pretty hard but somehow people's minds figure them out.
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Level 90
Jan 31, 2014
Guessed Bangor by the clues, but I'd previously never heard of this city. It so in one of the 4 states I've never been to, so perhaps that's why...
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Level 50
Feb 1, 2014
Guess you've never read a Stephen King book. I'm from Aus but he always manages to weave Bangor, Maine into the plot...
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Level 90
Nov 10, 2015
You'd be correct, never have. Though his Dark Tower series has been sitting on my reading backlog for... oh, about 12 years now.
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Level 55
Jul 11, 2016
Bangor, Maine also features prominently in the song "King of the Road." The line goes: "Third boxcar, midnight train, destination, Bangor, Maine."
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Level 85
Dec 8, 2019
Is that where the grating pronunciation "banger" came from? Anyone who pronounces it like that is instantly and under any social circumstances immediately met with the comeback beginning "Bang 'er?......"

It's Ban-gor, just like that. Remember it like it's something Stephen King is opposed to: Ban gore.

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Level 74
Sep 15, 2021
I genuinely thought it was pronounced "Banger." Just the other day I learned that the local newspaper is called the "Bangor Daily" and I giggled like a teenage boy. Now it's not as funny.
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Level 67
Jan 31, 2014
Love this quiz. Only one I didn't get was Houston, and I kept saying to myself " HughRock". LOL
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Level 67
Sep 10, 2019
I did the same followedby hugerock... then I got it haha
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Level 50
Jan 31, 2014
Excellent quiz; would love to see more like this!
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Level 76
Mar 29, 2014
Got stuck on the boss one. I guess I don't consider my boss my employer. Maybe you could have made a Bruce Springsteen reference instead!
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Level 73
Aug 20, 2014
Good quiz! The clue for Concord could've been better. "Three or more notes played simultaneously" for example.
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Level 80
Jan 31, 2015
You've misspelled "Judaism."
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Level 74
Feb 11, 2015
Thanks. Fixed.
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Level 80
Nov 4, 2015
You Americans have some weird pronunciations for place names. Oh wait... we pronounce Towcester as Toaster and Worcester as Wuster. Never mind.
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Level 83
Dec 1, 2018
We pronounce Worcester the same!
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Level 74
Dec 4, 2018
Wustah
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Level 80
Mar 9, 2016
I've never heard of Bangor. That seems like a pretty off the wall question considering it's a small town of less than 35,000 people. Perhaps it should be changed to a larger, more well-known city?
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Level 74
Mar 9, 2016
The way the quiz is set up, the city could be Searcy Arkansas and if you can figure out the clues, you should be able to get it. No matter the population of the city or town.
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Level 85
Jun 22, 2018
It isn't large, but Bangor, Maine is known widely enough. Just like Bar Harbor or Laramie, Wyoming or Monterey, California.
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Level 54
Jul 11, 2016
My hometown is the most guessed! Whoop, whoop!
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Level 55
Jul 11, 2016
Fun quiz! The one that got me was Houston. My brain was stuck on Boulder, Colorado for some reason, so I kept thinking Hugh + Boulder? What?
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Level 82
Jul 21, 2017
Wouldn't "young male" be better than "young man"? That threw me off. A young man is what a boy becomes. They're not the same thing. They're more sequential than equivalent, IMO.
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Level 32
Jan 21, 2021
Yeah, I agree.
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Level 83
Dec 1, 2018
I did not expect my lack of SpongeBob Squarepants knowledge to hurt me on this quiz. Still fun, though!
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Level 78
Apr 9, 2019
When I saw "Miss Hathaway" I immediately thought Jane (Beverly Hillbillies). Then my mind finally remembered what century we are in now. Just another old people thing I guess.
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Level 74
Aug 6, 2019
Love the San Diego one!
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Level 50
Aug 29, 2019
Love these quizzes. But was stumped on Phoenix....was trying tipnicks...
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Level 85
Dec 8, 2019
Stevie Nicks is actually from Phoenix.
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Level 32
Jan 21, 2021
I am from San Diego, thought of both Sandy and Eggo, and somehow didn't get the question.
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Level 72
Mar 2, 2021
I got Sandy, and although I've never heard of Eggo, I guessed the answer. Some interesting definitions and pronunciations among these clues.
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Level 65
Jul 16, 2021
not quite sure the frankfort one works - surely a hot dog is a frankfurter, and then i get that knox et al are forts; so you should get frankfurterfort? or am i missing something?
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Level 70
Sep 10, 2021
Frankfurter is shortened to just "frank" a lot of the time
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Level 53
Sep 14, 2021
Lol "Miami" separated (Mi ami) is French for my friend LOL! what a good clue!