The pieces of the puzzle simply didn't fit together.
Each still held the final pieces to the puzzle they left behind.
You have all the keys to this puzzle, Jule replied.
He was a puzzle, a man with no memory beyond waking up in the morning.
The answers fell into place, one after another like a child's wooden puzzle, and even absent the last lingering block, the finished the picture was finally clear.
The boy pulled away with a scowl and tapped on the newspaper puzzle, indicating he wasn't finished.
Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.
Fred suggested that one of the letters might be in error so the group continued to look at the puzzle on the basis Cynthia had first suggested.
I think she knows enough to help me put the final pieces of the puzzle together.
The two detectives entered the office, and the clerk, a bored and balding retiree, looked up from a crossword puzzle and, recognizing Hunter, frowned.
Norfolk had all but ceased trying to locate the ex-World Wide employee, but Dean still considered him a missing piece in the puzzle and wanted to talk to the man.
She turned to Katie, who was working a puzzle on a table in the kitchen.
Vamps poured out of the fortress into the snow, stopping to puzzle over the brilliant purple lights lancing across the treeline.
"I'll leave you to puzzle over the walls," Vara said in a tight tone.
Araucaria imbricata, the Chile pine, or "monkey puzzle," was introduced into Britain in 1796.
At the beginning and end of each chapter occur puzzle-canons, wherein the primary part or parts alone are given, and the reader has to discover the canon that fixes the period and the interval at which the response is to enter.
Those plates are perhaps constant throughout sea-urchins and starfish (though it would puzzle any one to detect them in certain Silurian echinoids), and they may be traced in some of the fixed echinoderms; but there is no proof that they represent the radials of a simple crinoid, and there are certainly many cystids in which no such plates existed.
Well, I have here a puzzle which I think will test your wisdom.
He had died by the time I read that passage in one of his books, so I couldn't write him, as is my normal practice when an author's words puzzle me.
I think no matter what, energy costs will fall dramatically in the future, probably to near zero, because the economic incentives to unlock that technical puzzle are so overwhelming.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
Trying to write is very much like trying to put a Chinese puzzle together.
These same questions that disturb and puzzle and confound us have in their turn occurred to all the wise men; not one has been omitted; and each has answered them, according to his ability, by his words and his life.
He was a metaphysical puzzle to me.
"He always was rather harsh; and now I should think he's getting very trying," said Prince Andrew, apparently speaking lightly of their father in order to puzzle or test his sister.