The answer is THRONE The corresponding square is house puzzle by Brian Tivol The paint-by-numbers, snakes, and train puzzle can be solved as written. For the word search, use the words "ONE" through "NINE", as used in the train puzzle. The word search suggests that you use the PBN as a criss-cross puzzle (again using the same nine words), and then overlap all of the grids. The criss-cross letters that line up with the snakes' heads, taken in the order of the train tracks, spell the answer. PBN (with filled-in numbers): ######### ######### T H R E E ######### ######### ######### ######### W ######### I ######### ######### ###### ### ###### F O U R ### G ###### ### ###### ############ ###### I ############ H ###### ############ ###### S E V E N ###### T ###### ### ### ######### I ### E ### I ######### ### ### ######### ###### ###### X ###### O N E ###### ###### ###### ############ ######### ############ E ######### ############ ######### WORD SEARCH: F I ------- L L P ------* B N T H E \ \ N | E \ / A T / | \/ / | /\ / L | E / * / / | | / | / / | | / |/ / | T | / T * / E | | / /| / | |/ / |/ | R * S / * I N | / / | | / / | | / T / R | A I | / | / | N / O R | D E R TRAIN: ------------------------ -######################- -#--------------------#- -#--------------------#- -#--############3###--#- -#--#--------------#--#- -#--#--------------#--#- -2--#--####--#######--#- -#--#--#--#--#--------#- -#--#--#--#--#--------#- -####--8--#--###4###--#- -------#--#--------#--#- -------#--#--------#--#- -#######--###7###--#--#- -#--------------#--#--#- -#--------------#--#--#- -9--#############--5--#- -#--#--------------#--#- -#--#--------------#--#- -#--######6#########--#- -#--------------------#- -#--------------------#- -###############1######- ------------------------ SNAKES: ------------------------ -CCCCCCC--CC:p--EEEEEEE- -C-----C--C-----E-----E- -C-###-C--C-----E-###-E- -^-###-C--C--EEEE-###-E- ---###-C--C--E----###-E- -------C--C--E--------E- -BBB<--CCCC--^--(:DD--E- -B-----------------D--E- -B-----------------D--E- -BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB--D--E- ----------------B--D--E- ----------------B--D--"- -AA;)-->DDD--o:BB--D--U- -A--------D--------D---- -A--------D--------D---- -A-->AAA--DDDDDDDDDD--v- -A-----A--------------F- -A-###-A----------###-F- -A-###-A--n--FFFF-###-F- -A-###-A--%--F--F-###-F- -A-----A--F--F--F-----F- -AAAAAAA--FFFF--FFFFFFF- ------------------------