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ZYJU  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZUCK  Three countrymen met at a cattle market. "Look here," said Hodge to Jakes,...
ZLXH  Starting with a five letter word, change one letter to create a new word. This... © Kevin Stone ZQPU  What comes next in this sequence: Iron Bromine Uranium Argon... © Kevin Stone ZKWM  Using all of the letters of the alphabet, once only, complete these words... © Kevin Stone ZWTB  Using the new BrainBashers programming language, BrainBasic, the following... © Kevin Stone ZVZB  In the following sum the digits 0 to 9 have all been used, O = Odd, E = Even,... © Kevin Stone ZYTW  Which of these is correct: Six and six IS eleven or six and six ARE eleven...
ZJCD  During a recent plane and train spotting contest, five eager entrants were... © Kevin Stone ZBFF  Which word is the odd one out... © Kevin Stone ZYWM  From me to you with LOVE: how many times does the word LOVE appear in this grid... © Kevin Stone ZNTH  My current age, is the age of my brother (who is 14), plus one third of my... © Kevin Stone ZUYK  After a local art theft, six suspects were being interviewed.
Below is a... © Kevin Stone ZZQO  Each of these words can be split in half, and two letters can be placed in the... © Kevin Stone ZQIO  Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the... © Kevin Stone ZOFE  Yesterday I went for a short bicycle ride around the local lakes. As the... © Kevin Stone ZYNI  During the latest round of the BrainBashers school triathlon, Hayden was fourth... © Kevin Stone ZYIT  The Miller next took the company aside and showed them nine sacks of flour...
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Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZKGX  There are three houses, and three utilities: water, gas and...
ZMJP  Take away eight of the matches below and leave one matchstick behind. There... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZJRZ  Using the clues from below can you find ten words.
Once you have placed the... © Kevin Stone ZWJD  Hidden in these sentences are the numbers 1 to 10 (in words).
A number... © Kevin Stone ZSQB  In the local wood there are a number of trees. On these trees there are a... © Kevin Stone ZGSB  Six men, whose names are Fred Alberts, Larry Smith, Brian Martin, Marty Jones,... © David Leithauser. ZUZN  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZKRV  Can you find the anagrams of the following words... © Kevin Stone ZDJB  At midnight at the start of Monday, January 1st, Professor Stone set two of... © Kevin Stone ZSGJ  A 'complete' word is a word in which every letter, in turn, can be replaced by... © Kevin Stone ZOTY  Alex and Blake were rowing their canoe along the River Trent.
In the... © Kevin Stone ZWSC  Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, adding up... © Kevin Stone ZCZL  What letter comes next in this sequence: E O E R E...
ZNNJ  Five People were all taking a vacation in Shriekville, unfortunately all their... © The Logic Zone Website: www.logiczone.eu.pn ZLIA  Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of... © Kevin Stone ZDWI  Hidden in the grid below are 6 hidden animals, once you have crossed of the... © Kevin Stone ZNFV  During a recent trip to Scotland, I filled my petrol tank to the top, a total... © Kevin Stone ZXWW  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZSVE  Below you can find 10 words which have had their beginnings and endings removed... © Kevin Stone ZXLN  Complete this grid with the digits 1 to 6 to make the sum correct.
Perform... © Kevin Stone ZNMB  Alex is a keen dog admirer and over the years has had a number of... © Kevin Stone ZAUE  Which of the five black shapes is identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZJNF  By changing the second letter of each word below, you can make another valid... © Kevin Stone ZQTF  The final of the BrainBashers triathlon was a close run thing.
The whole... © Kevin Stone ZVVT  Farmer Stone is quite an eccentric dairy farmer.
He originally had a total... © Kevin Stone ZSLQ  Starting in the bottom left corner, what is the highest total you can... © Kevin Stone ZXEN  Below you can find a proverb, the letters of which have been converted to... © Kevin Stone ZEWF  Last week I decided to cycle to my Grandmother's house.
On the first day, I... © Kevin Stone ZSDO  The International Women's Speed Skating championship was recently completed,... © Kevin Stone ZGCN  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZPSJ  Place the following words into the grid: MERCURY VENUS EARTH MARS SATURN... © Cihan Altay ZXQO  How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board which do not... © Kevin Stone ZEXG  Can you draw the following without lifting your pen from the paper, or going...
ZLBV  Can you circle exactly three numbers to make a total of 19... © Kevin Stone ZZEQ  Place the words below into pairs. You will then have 5 lots of eight letters,... © Kevin Stone ZXGG  After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full.
I ate 5 and gave Alex... © Kevin Stone ZFFC  What comes next in this sequence: elgnairt, erauqs, nogatnep, nogaxeh,... © Kevin Stone ZEEF  At last year's BrainBashers snail race, 10 fine snail completed the tabletop... © Kevin Stone ZKNL  Can you add two lines to complete this sequence of towers... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZIJY  Below you will find 10 wellknown seven letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZSWH  In each case, can you find the missing number, which appears as a word.
For... © Kevin Stone ZGKK  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZCTJ  Using the clues below can you find 8 four letter words.
Once you have... © Kevin Stone ZUVM  You have a very large number of generic plastic building blocks, each in the... © Kevin Stone ZKRC  Which square, which circle, and which triangle has the closest area to the... © Kevin Stone ZFKO  Alex, Blake, Charlie and Drew are all trapped on an island in the middle of a...
ZDBT  Can you create a sentence that contains the word 'and' five times in a...
ZEHJ  Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters... © Kevin Stone ZPJX  For being good at the garden fete, four children were each given two... © Kevin Stone ZUKB  How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board which do not... © Kevin Stone ZNGR  Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, one square... © Kevin Stone ZJLL  The question is somewhere in the grid. W B H F S K F V J P Z
H S S H T J P P... © Kevin Stone ZZVV  Each empty white square in the grid contains one of the numbers 1, 2, 3,..., 8... © Erich Friedman Erich Friedman's Website ZPXP  These words have had their vowels removed. Can you replace the vowels to make... © Kevin Stone ZGOE  What shape completes the bottom line? triangle pentagon square
square hexagon... © Kevin Stone ZBBE  Which of the four shapes comes next in this sequence... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (193.06) and is used with permission. ZQIA  Below are ten words which have been split in half.
The first column has all... © Kevin Stone ZXJG  Can you draw a continuous line that travels in order from 1 to 6. You can only... © Cihan Altay ZYJF  What animal comes next in this sequence: GORILLA HEDGEHOG CAMEL MOUSE FOX BEAR... © Kevin Stone ZQRF  After a local Post Office burglary, five suspects were being... © Kevin Stone ZEOW  Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of... © Kevin Stone ZQVP  At the local sweet shop, three particularly nice sweets are on special... © Kevin Stone ZUDW  Below are seven clues to seven words.
When arranged in the correct order,... © Kevin Stone ZXDB  One fine morning twelve intrepid travellers found themselves facing a rather... © Randall Fine ZADV  Below you will find 15 wellknown six letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZGNG  What number do you get if...
...you divide 200 by 1/2 and add 7...
ZZNK  I was walking down Mulberry Lane,
I met a man doing the same.
He tipped his...
ZCJP  At the local sports club, some veteran members were photographed together for... © Kevin Stone ZNWN  Can you find the sum of the second column... © Kevin Stone ZSAT  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: After many years... © Kevin Stone ZZQF  Which one of these letters is the odd one out... © Kevin Stone ZBQS  Which of the four black shapes is identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZQUH  These words can all have a letter added and then be rearranged to make a new... © Kevin Stone ZHAD  Which country is hidden in the paragraph below? Aliens landed in downtown... © Kevin Stone ZTDR  What does this equation simplify to? (x  a) * (x  b) * (x  c) * ... * (x ...
ZIWD  At the local games evening, four people were competing in the draughts and... © Kevin Stone ZWOH  Can you find anagrams of each of the words below?
The initial letters of... © Kevin Stone ZLEL  Customer services at BrainBashers headquarters received the following letter... © Kevin Stone ZEQH  I was having trouble sleeping last night and I tossed and turned well into the...
ZGBD  At last month's rehearsal, four top athletes competed in two qualifying 400... © Kevin Stone ZTNI  Below are thirteen words, each of which has had two letters removed.
The... © Kevin Stone ZMBD  Which country has been hidden in the paragraph below: The local habitat around... © Kevin Stone ZBVT  In the illustration we have a sketch of Sir Edwyn de Tudor going to rescue his...
ZOKL  During the recent BrainBashers school sports day, four girls were competing in... © Kevin Stone ZNMV  Which of the six black shapes is identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZOMD  My first is in bridge, but not in ridge.
My second is in awake and in... © Kevin Stone ZDTU  A kind old gentleman decided to give 12 sweets to each of the girls in his... © Kevin Stone ZVBY  The second group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table,... © Randall Fine ZZEC  Below are five book titles.
Each title has had the spaces removed, and then... © Kevin Stone ZQZE  Place an arrow in each empty square.
Every arrow can either point left or... © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Arrow Puzzles. ZHRT  A large fresh water reservoir has two types of drainage system: small pipes... © Kevin Stone ZTNY  The river Pregel runs through the town of Konigsburg. In the river are two...
ZSQP  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZZJG  Last weekend I was given my pocket money, which is meant to last me all... © Kevin Stone ZGNX  Can you identify this common sequence... © Kevin Stone ZGDD  You find yourself playing a game with your friend.
It is played with a deck... © E.J. Shamblen ZMZL  Which of the six black shapes is/are identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZXTO  The infamous BrainBashers encyclopedia has been suffering from its usual... © Kevin Stone ZTBA  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZGIR  The first group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table,... © Randall Fine ZXIQ  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters... © Kevin Stone ZDMN  Complete the fifth circle with the correct dots... © Kevin Stone ZKLD  Three teachers were discussing how long they had been teaching.
Adrian and... © Kevin Stone ZVJV  You find yourself playing a game with your friend.
It is played with a deck... © E.J. Shamblen ZDYR  Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZNFZ  Below you will find 15 wellknown six letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZYFP  What day would tomorrow be if...
...yesterday was five days before the day... © Kevin Stone ZIXY  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZAGD  Below you will find ten 6 letter words, however, every other letter is... © Kevin Stone ZPYU  Tommy: "How old are you, Mamma?"
Mamma: "Let me think, Tommy. Well, our...
ZFKX  Imagine a bottle recycling skip, empty other than one lonely bottle.
Every...
ZGQN  You find yourself playing a game with your friend.
It is played with a deck... © E.J. Shamblen ZRFG  Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one?
There may be... © Robert A. Hartmann. ZRTD  What number is...
...three quarters of eight ninths of one half of 2001... © Kevin Stone ZCVT  Standing on a one way street, were two highway patrol officers, specifically...
ZNLA  At the recent BrainBashers downhill mountain bike race, four entrants entered... © Kevin Stone ZJLO  Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The... © Kevin Stone ZTAB  Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters, to... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (195.13) and is used with permission. ZLCG  If four kittens can catch four mice in four minutes...
...how many mice can... © Kevin Stone ZINR  After the recent BrainBashers snail racing contest, the four contestants were... © Kevin Stone ZVZH  Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these common words... © Kevin Stone ZDFX  I recently travelled from my home town to a distant music concert, on a pedal... © Kevin Stone ZSYB  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: The light... © Kevin Stone ZIJL  Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of... © Kevin Stone ZIXB  At the local model boat club, four friends were talking about their... © Kevin Stone ZZMR  Can you find a number such that...
...its double is fourteen more than its... © Kevin Stone ZWJI  These five words are connected somehow, which word is missing... © Kevin Stone ZHEF  By changing the third letter of each of the words below, can you make another... © Kevin Stone ZOIC  Exactly how many minutes is it before eight o'clock if...
...40 minutes... © Kevin Stone ZCGQ  Hidden below are eight, 7 letter words.
Each word begins with the central... © Kevin Stone ZRJA  Each of the 6letter words below can be mixed up and then broken down into two... © Kevin Stone ZQEA  Can you draw this diagram in one continuous line, without crossing any lines,...
ZHWF  Which month comes next in this sequence: July June March May... © Kevin Stone ZEFV  After a local Post Office burglary, four suspects were being interviewed... © Kevin Stone ZJMF  Below you will find 10 wellknown six letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZRIL  During a recent BrainBashers thinking contest, the total number of points... © Kevin Stone ZJZI  Are you ready for an an intelligence test? What is the colour of the... © Kevin Stone ZVTU  Three people check into a hotel.
They pay 30 to the manager and go to their...
ZJWJ  The results for a recent Chess tournament between five close rivals is... © Kevin Stone ZTJK  What word comes next... © Kevin Stone ZVDJ  If you are in a dark room with a candle, a wood stove and a gas lamp.
You...
ZIRD  Below are ten words, from each word, remove a single letter and rearrange the... © Kevin Stone ZSJE  Read each line aloud without making any mistakes.
If you make a mistake you...
ZBIL  During the recent BrainBashers football competition, 5 schools were... © Kevin Stone ZVTQ  Which three letters come next in this sequence: pes gua luj nuj yam rpa... © Kevin Stone ZAXQ  Can you find the eleven hidden colours in the following paragraph: Many... © Kevin Stone ZBUN  Below are safari animals, however, each letter has been replaced by its... © Kevin Stone ZVPE  BrainBashers electronic pocket word processor is playing up again.
In each... © Kevin Stone ZENX  Frankie the Squirrel can find one nut in 15 minutes and Glen the Squirrel can... © Kevin Stone ZVFT  Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the... © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles. ZISK  The recent BrainBashers annual marathon has just taken place. The judges have... © Kevin Stone ZFSL  The other day I was sitting in my local tavern, The Spyglass, which overlooks... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZEZW  The surface area of a spherical balloon measured in square inches is the same...
ZSAU  Three people are buried in the sand all facing forwards with their heads above...
ZSEA  Below you will find 15 wellknown seven letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZNQY  My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a... © Kevin Stone ZFPX  What letter comes next in this sequence: A S D F G H J K...
ZBTC  Your objective is to place some diagonal mirrors into the grid.
If a ray of... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (196.26) and is used with permission. ZIZW  The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find the missing... © Kevin Stone ZLHO  At a recent visit to the reptile house at the local zoo, I counted a total of... © Kevin Stone ZSAO  At the end of the last volleyball season, the main results table had been... © Kevin Stone ZNKP  Someone drove from Aardvark to Beeville.
On the first day they travelled... © Kevin Stone ZPPO  How many 3letter words can you find in this list of letters.
The letters... © Kevin Stone ZNQL  During a recent music festival, four DJs entered the mixing contest.
Each... © Kevin Stone ZNCT  These words have had their vowels removed, can you replace them to find some... © Kevin Stone ZHRW  Can you Find a number...
...whose double exceeds its quarter by 7... © Kevin Stone ZKTI  How many different squares can this knight visit?
Any number of legal...
ZINF  Below you will find wellknown eight letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZZVA  Last week, I travelled from Birmingham to Glasgow (via bicycle).
On the... © Kevin Stone ZAYQ  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As a keen... © Kevin Stone ZIGY  What number comes next in this sequence: 917452 97452 9745 975... © Kevin Stone ZYZN  Freddie was in love  with three girls from his school! He couldn't decide... © Rodins Ltd. ZIFY  Below are six animals that have been split.
Take a set of three letters... © Kevin Stone ZXLF  Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, adding up... © Kevin Stone ZQOI  What word most logically goes in the brackets: EASY [HEAD] HARD
OOZE [....]... © Kevin Stone ZGZM  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZEEG  Each of these sets of arrows represents a word  what are the words... © Kevin Stone ZJFC  Here is a curious grid, the sums of the shapes are shown at the end the row... © Kevin Stone ZONR  What is the sum of...
...all of the numbers from 1 to 1000...
ZCBS  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZYVT  This famous river has a number of cities along its course.
What is its name... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZDBX  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZKOT  What letter comes next in this sequence: M V E M J...
ZXSC  After the local BrainBashers Derby, some friends were telling everyone who had... © Kevin Stone ZFCI  I'm amazing 'cause I've got the force
To hold down a cow or a horse
As... © Alan Stillson Website: www.stillsonworks.com ZLRY 
When complete, each of the seven rows will contain a common sevenletter word... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.01) and is used with permission. ZRDF  Four clowns were getting ready for the evening's performance. From the clothes... © Kevin Stone ZTCM  Recently Michael had a party and because it was his birthday he wanted a... © Kevin Stone ZKCX  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZXYR  Below, 9 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZNXG  The local library decided to hand out some of its old books to its 1400... © Kevin Stone ZQGM  At dawn on Monday a snail fell into a bucket that was 12 inches...
ZEGX  Four friends were discussing their prize winning carp. There were four... © Kevin Stone ZVAK  A farmer was asked how many chickens they had sold at market that... © Kevin Stone ZXAN  Below you will find 15 wellknown five letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZNWV  I am compiling the new BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains lots... © Kevin Stone ZCSB  At a musical recital five students (John, Kate, Larry, Mary and Nick)... © Chris Joh. ZDPX  How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not... © Kevin Stone ZEPE  Which number, when written as words, makes this true: Cleverly, there are... © Kevin Stone ZGWK  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 23 124 1251 26127 128129... © Kevin Stone ZKPQ  Can you draw a line through all of the edges in this picture?
Each side is...
ZUXV  Which one of these sentences is the odd one out? David ushered cartooned... © Kevin Stone ZNSV  Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
The... © Kevin Stone ZFJQ  Many years ago, befor modern educashun in the new millenium, one problem in... © Kevin Stone ZZKV  Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the... © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles. ZFLW  Below you will find 15 wellknown six letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZRZH  Four friends were competing in the internationally renowned BrainBashers Bog... © Kevin Stone ZVNP  What is the next number in this sequence: 14 91 62 53 64... © Kevin Stone ZURU  Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters... © Kevin Stone ZZSB  Using exactly four straight lines, without taking your pen off the paper, can...
ZXNW  A numismatist decides to divide his coin collection between his... © Kevin Stone ZNDY  Can you place a common 4letter word into each of the brackets to create two... © Kevin Stone ZIAG  A local fisherman caught a large trawler load of haddock.
He decided to... © Kevin Stone ZSRG  Place all of the digits from 1 to 9 into the circles so that the sum of the... © Cihan Altay ZEJH  At the local nursery school, I was chatting to my daughter's friends and... © Kevin Stone ZTOT  Punctuate these words: that that is is that that is not is not is not that it...
ZAGW  Complete these four letter words, the first letters form a word reading down... © Kevin Stone ZACP  What is...
...the 20th prime number...
ZYBC  Five patients, all potential blood donors, are waiting in the doctor's surgery... © Kevin Stone ZKSK  A trout's tail weighs eight pounds.
Its head weighs as much as the tail and... © Kevin Stone ZFDK  Can you complete the following four 5letter words. The missing letters, in... © Kevin Stone ZEIA  How many hexagontype shapes, in total, can you find in this puzzle. Clue... © Kevin Stone ZPYT  Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters, to... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.34) and is used with permission. ZHIZ  Starting with any number on the top row, make your way to the bottom, adding... © Kevin Stone ZTAH  Last week I travelled from London to Leeds, which is a distance of 174... © Kevin Stone ZIZG  4 shepherds were watching over their flocks and they were commenting on how... © Kevin Stone ZLPQ  What word can prefix (go before) these letters to make a valid word in each... © Kevin Stone ZQRW  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: We told Cliff to... © Kevin Stone ZCIK  Just last week, Stacey's nieces and nephews met up to go to the cinema to see... © Kevin Stone ZKDH  Each of these words can have the same letter placed at the beginning and the... © Kevin Stone ZMHZ  Move from letter to letter and collect the necessary letters for FIND (in any... © Kevin Stone ZICD  What number comes next in this sequence: 31 30 31 31 Note: the answer is NOT 30...
ZQKJ  There is a concert that starts in just 17 minutes and all of the band members...
ZPLM  Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters... © Kevin Stone ZEQO  What letter comes next in this sequence: P O I U Y T...
ZEVM  Place the digits from 1 to 9 in each closed area so that the sum of the digits... © Cihan Altay ZBCD  Look at the following sentence once and once only, how many times can you find... © Kevin Stone ZRJI  The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find the missing... © Kevin Stone ZHNZ  Daniel has the same number of brothers as sisters.
His sister, Laura, has... © Kevin Stone ZHZK  There are 5 houses in 5 different colours. In each house lives a person of a...
ZSHC  Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters... © Kevin Stone ZADD  These five businessmen represented different companies at a recent trade fair... © Rodins Ltd. ZCNS  Below you will find 15 wellknown five letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZHQK  My special BrainBashers clock works in a very odd way.
It only ever shows... © Kevin Stone ZESK  Can you complete this grid of letters. Each line is a valid 5 letter word with... © Kevin Stone ZILN  Place the digits 1 to 8, into the grid. The numbers you can see are the totals... © Kevin Stone ZLRW  By changing the second letter of each word below, you can make another valid... © Kevin Stone ZNCV  As oou oan oee, oy poinoer oepoacos eoero thord oetoer oito tho leoteo... © Kevin Stone ZYLQ  How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not... © Kevin Stone ZNDX  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: Welsh horses are... © Kevin Stone ZYEA  Can you complete the grid without forming a 3InARow of the same... © Kevin Stone ZRBH  Last week, I travelled from London to Stoke.
On the first day I travelled... © Kevin Stone ZIIQ  What is the name of the famous city... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZAJG  In each of these 5 words, can you change the underlined letter to produce 5... © Kevin Stone ZCEJ  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZJCL  Some months have 30 days, some have 31, but how many have 28 days...
ZDDT  Customer services at BrainBashers headquarters received the following letter... © Kevin Stone ZRWB  Below, 10 countries have been broken into chunks of letters.
These chunks... © Kevin Stone ZEXF  My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault, I did a listing... © Kevin Stone ZPXQ  Can you find a five digit number which has no zeros nor ones in it and no... © Kevin Stone ZCCR  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZTXT  On a dark and frosty morning, you awaken to find your light bulb has...
ZTDG  In ancient days gone by a wealthy land owner challenges his two sons to a...
ZMXY  Cross out any unused letters to leave a meaningful sentence... © Kevin Stone ZCXS  A farmer wants to transport a fox, a chicken and some corn across a...
ZAHN  This arrow is currently pointing from South to North.
Move one line and add... © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles ZSXC  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZPUC  My first is in kendo but not in Olympics.
My second is in hurdles and in... © Kevin Stone ZWCO  What is so unusual about this sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the...
ZQZZ  Alan's son Daniel, is exactly one fifth of Alan's age.
In 21 years time,... © Kevin Stone ZROR  At the recent spring fete, four keen gardeners were displaying their fine roses... © Kevin Stone ZQFY  In this picture you can see 6 coins in the shape of a cross. Moving just ONE...
ZSXK  After the recent BrainBashers annual marathon, the judges were comparing notes... © Kevin Stone ZZIM  How many times does the word JULY appear in this grid? Y J U L Y U J U L Y U J... © Kevin Stone ZYOT  Here is snippet of section A of the curious multiplechoice entrance exam into... © Kevin Stone ZJGT  Hidden in the grid below are eight, 7 letter words. Each word begins with the... © Kevin Stone ZZYU  Within the BrainBashers school, the science department has three... © Kevin Stone ZBEI  At the recent BrainBashers code breakers convention, Batty Bertie won the... © Kevin Stone ZWPF  What value of * makes the following correct... © Kevin Stone ZIZV 
Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZOAN  Here is the latest BrainBashers questionnaire, how well can you do? Q1. The... © Kevin Stone ZVHE  What 5 digit number am I thinking of.
It has two prime digits.
Digit 3 is... © Kevin Stone ZWSW  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZGKO  Below, 10 nineletter words have been broken into chunks of three... © Kevin Stone ZRQK  Daft Dave, our local DIY expert, is renovating the local hospital.
He has... © Kevin Stone ZKPU  How many squares have been placed in the drawing below... © Kevin Stone ZTZP  Combine the word fragments below to produce pairs of words that have opposite... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.21) and is used with permission. ZIMH  Two friends were driving from their home to Manchester, Kevin drove the first... © Kevin Stone ZFSC  During a recent police investigation, Chief Inspector Stone was interviewing... © Kevin Stone ZBOM  The legendary BrainBashers calendar has had an early millennium bug. Here is a... © Kevin Stone ZNNB  Exactly how many minutes is it before seven o'clock, if 40 minutes ago it was... © Kevin Stone ZDUC  Moving up or right, what is the highest total you can make, using the... © Kevin Stone ZZVB  Below are seven countries, whose letters have been scrambled.
Once you have... © Kevin Stone ZZND  How should this word be pronounced...
ZWTL  After a local bungled heist, five suspects were being interviewed by the police... © Kevin Stone ZDEZ  The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.
In order to... © Kevin Stone ZAPY  I recently went to the shop and purchased 4 items.
Three of the items cost... © Kevin Stone ZSWW  After a recent spate of home improvements, four couples were having a dinner... © Kevin Stone ZUMS  Below you will find some well known eightletter words, with only their... © Kevin Stone ZBQK  Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: All of our... © Kevin Stone ZSOP  There are four bungalows in our culdesac. They are made from these materials... © Kevin Stone ZVLZ  What four digit number has...
...digit 2 smaller than digit 4 which is two... © Kevin Stone ZAFM  At a recent painting competition, Eileen's rendition of a Constable was not... © Kevin Stone ZHVF  If you were to spell out the numbers in full, (One, Two, Three,...
ZXYZ  I have a bottle and a straw which cost me 60 pence. The bottle cost 10 pence...
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Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZETP  Matthew Shelborn frequently has to travel for his company, which gives him a... © Rodins Ltd. ZFZK  hwayetritipzl
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The square reads... © Kevin Stone ZTVA  Each of the following sets of letters can be made into a real word by adding... © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (203.08) and is used with permission. ZNIT  The BrainBashers Dictionary of Proverbs is running out of memory.
Below are... © Kevin Stone ZPEQ  An ant has six legs, a spider has eight legs and a mouse has four legs.
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Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZWYX  Starting with the 6 in the bottom left corner, what is the highest total you... © Kevin Stone ZQJS  A woman had three old coins  a silver dollar, a quarter, and a dime. Each...
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ZXZJ  Below you will find 10 wellknown seven letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZCVZ  Can you find a five digit number which has no zeros no digit is repeated, where... © Kevin Stone ZGAI  Last weekend I travelled to my sister's house in Glasgow, around 250 miles away...
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Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZOYA  Starting with any P, using the move of a chess knight, can you find the... © Kevin Stone ZHCF  Below are 10 skittles in an upsidedown triangle, can you move the skittles...
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My second is in coyote but not in jackal... © Kevin Stone ZLCF  Which is larger, the number of seconds in a day or...
...the number of... © Kevin Stone ZZTF  These two sets of five clues each leads to five words that only differ by one... © Kevin Stone ZNBH  Due to rumours that there was a world shortage of chewing gum, everyone was... © Kevin Stone ZZRT  What is it that the person who makes it doesn't need it.
The person who...
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In order to... © Kevin Stone ZCSN  I am compiling the BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains lots of pages... © Kevin Stone ZKAZ 
Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZBQV  Half of zero is still zero.
What other number can be halved to make zero...
ZMQO  How many grains of sand do you need...
...until you have a heap of sand...
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Fred... © Kevin Stone ZWYA  Below you will find 15 wellknown six letter words, with only their endings... © Kevin Stone ZXZF  Assuming that there are nearly 7,000,000,000 (7 billion) people on Earth,...
ZQNG  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZVAR 
Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has... © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo. ZMHE  At the local midsummers fayre, four ladies are planning to delight the... © Kevin Stone ZMDW  Below is a grid which should contain animals. The missing letters for a... © Kevin Stone ZLIN  Using only horizontal and vertical lines, connect every number to its pair (i.e... © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Numberlink Puzzles. ZJCA  Below is 99, moving only two lines, can you turn this into 25... © Kevin Stone ZDIE  Can you find all of the spokes? A digit on a hub denotes the number of spokes... © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Spoke Puzzles. ZTCA  How many times does the word APPLES appear in this grid? You can move... © Kevin Stone ZHNJ  Are there more inches in a mile...
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Stamps, in the land of... © Kevin Stone ZNAW  Below you will see six glasses. Three of these glasses contain orange. Moving...
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ZFDI  Messrs Butcher, Baker, Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending another... © Kevin Stone ZUAM  Question 7 on the local BrainBashers quiz was: Name an ancient invention,...
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In... © Kevin Stone ZVQX  By changing the second letter of each of the words below, can you make another... © Kevin Stone ZHIR  We have been quite lucky with the weather recently, it has got steadily warmer... © Kevin Stone ZOOD  My 10, 8, 3 is a boisterous lad.
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ZPQT  The four clowns in this puzzle all competed for the muchprized 'Clown of the... © Rodins Ltd. ZVUZ  What is missing from this sequence: teloiv ogidni eulb ==?== wolley egnaro...
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ZHQY  What is missing from this sequence: Greenland, New Guinea, Borneo, Madagascar,...
ZSZX  Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries.
In... © Kevin Stone ZCXN  Last week I spent half of my money on a new jacket and then I spent half of... © Kevin Stone ZNHQ  My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a... © Kevin Stone ZJFH  What 5 letter word can be added to the end of these words to make new words... © Kevin Stone ZFMM  What four related words are merged together: TOUS RGQC URRO IAAN RLGS EEET... © Kevin Stone ZIMZ  Using the letters EEIIIISSSTTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same... © Kevin Stone ZVAO  What comes next in this sequence... © Kevin Stone ZZNH  A few weeks ago I went to visit my grandma, who lives 120 miles away, and it...
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ZGXH  Hidden in the grid below are three boys names. Starting at any point, trace... © Kevin Stone ZTYV  Can you move just one coin and make two lines, each with four coins...
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The bottle has to...
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ZJEA  What comes next in this sequence: Hydrogen Helium Lithium Beryllium Boron...
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I end with the letter E.
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ZBXV  What number comes next in this sequence... © Kevin Stone ZUKW  The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below.
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ZYCP  Starting with HEAD, change one letter at a time until you have the word...
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ZJXK  I recently gave a new watch to my friend for their birthday.
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ZSVM  I am a 10 letter word.
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ZTPH  What belongs to you but other people use it more than you...
ZNEH  Mr and Mrs Stone have three daughters and each daughter has two... © Kevin Stone ZHGH  How many seconds are there in a year...
ZDIN  You are running in a street marathon and you overtake the person in last...
ZTNN  A donkey is tied to a rope 6 feet long and there is a bale of hay 8 feet...
ZFBC  Can you find a threedigit number such that when you reverse the numbers you... © Kevin Stone ZKMP  What three letter word best completes the below words... © Kevin Stone ZFEW  I was recently given a new watch for my birthday.
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ZLSY  This is a well known children's musical piece, the vowels have been removed... © Kevin Stone ZHBA  Which word pronounced wrong is right but pronounced right is wrong.
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ZBTP  If a farmer buys chicken feed for 15c per tonne, pig feed for 1.25 per tonne... © Kevin Stone ZKNP  Can you work out how many 2c sweets...
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ZXBI  You have a barrel, filled to the top with water, which weighs 150...
ZXXV  Can you place ten coins into 5 rows, with each row containing 4...
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ZNFP  This is a well known children's musical piece, the vowels have been removed... © Kevin Stone ZRPE  Which name comes next in this sequence: Sarah Helen Diane Joanne Choose from... © Kevin Stone ZHVZ  What comes next in this sequence: A U E O I I O E... © Kevin Stone ZFLZ  What three letter word best completes the below words... © Kevin Stone ZLUS  Can you find three words which...
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ZZRS  What are you given at a very early age and always belongs to you,...
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ZMZK  Looking at a usual clock, how many times...
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ZZIY  What comes next in this sequence: 31 41 51 61 71 81 92... © Kevin Stone ZQXM  I have three children.
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ZBNM  Two fine fellows were working very hard all day at the local coal mine.
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ZCNQ  Which word is the odd one out? erah reed yenkom tibbar tac tesomram... © Kevin Stone ZRSQ  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZXXW  Can you find a seven letter word such that: The first two letters are a...
ZAII  How many common five letter words can you make from the following letters,... © Kevin Stone ZWUU  The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of... © Kevin Stone ZVXY  Which cheese is...
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ZAUI  A man is looking at a photograph of someone. His friend asks who it is.
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ZDOM  What comes next in this sequence: dog cat mouse mole deer pig ==?== Choose from... © Kevin Stone ZMTE  If a red house is made from red bricks and a yellow house is made from yellow...
ZFAA  Can you find a five digit number which when you place a 7 at the beginning to... © Kevin Stone ZFEX  What word most logically goes in the brackets: SAFE [FAST] MALT
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ZNQV  The local CD shop operates an unusual discount policy. The discount on the... © Kevin Stone ZLLI  The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of... © Kevin Stone ZWYD  What comes next in this sequence: jnry, fbrry, mrch, prl, my,...
ZJLX  During a recent gymnastics gala, four girls competed in three events, the... © Kevin Stone ZRDG  How far do you have to travel to reach the North Pole, if you start from the...
ZIKB  What comes next in this sequence: 2 3 5 7 11 31 71... © Kevin Stone ZTQN  Which letter comes next in this sequence? A K Q J...
ZRUA  What word comes next in this sequence: one three five four... © Kevin Stone ZIRB  What are the next three letters in this sequence...
ZVDB  James, Simon, Ian and William all like walking, but Dave, Steven, Alan and... © Kevin Stone ZUCZ  What is the minimum number of queens required on a chess board such that all...
ZZAP  The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of... © Kevin Stone ZCTD  On which side of a cup...
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ZPSD  If a bottle weighs eight ounces plus half a bottle, what is the weight of a... © Kevin Stone ZQOW  Three men, Alan, Brian, Charles and their respective wives, Ada, Betty and...
ZFFG  Can you find a valid sentence...
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ZJGO  My brother, the local bus driver, was telling me that recently he was driving...
ZFAS  What number comes next in this sequence: 42 1412 11141112 31143112... © Kevin Stone ZUVH  Which are there more of ounces in gross pounds or...
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ZVKK  What comes next in this sequence: Dave Edward Duncan Neil Liam Choose from... © Kevin Stone ZIDS  How many cubic feet of earth are removed...
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ZCSC  What letter completes this square in the most logical manner... © Kevin Stone ZKVF  At a recent school fete, 500 people attended and 500 was raised. The prices... © Kevin Stone ZJNU  During a recent research project, again with the BB Feline Federation, leading...
ZUPI  What living thing has only one foot...
ZQSV  Can you find a five digit number which is four times its reverse... © Kevin Stone ZQIZ  Can you find a five digit number...
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ZHSA  Can you name at least 10 parts of the human body which...
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ZFFN  A friend of yours tells you that they have hidden a 5 pound note between pages...
ZVPZ  During a recent interschool athletics event, four girls competed in the... © Kevin Stone ZIAO  From 6, 5, 2, 3 grows an oak.
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ZNUN  What is so fragile that...
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ZJDY  During a recent school trip to the zoo, I was sat at the rear of the bus.
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ZYUU  At a recent motorsport gathering, four proud owners were grouped together... © Kevin Stone ZPKQ  If Malcolm, Laura, John, Alan, Brenda and Kevin like chocolate...
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ZMZY  What comes next in this sequence: eno owt ehret rouf eivf xis...
ZTFP  Using the letters AAEEIIMMPPTT complete this grid with valid words. The grid... © Kevin Stone ZPNY  This product contains all of the digits from 1 to 8. Can you complete it... © Kevin Stone ZIGT  What comes next in this sequence: dog goat tarantula aardvark koala Choose from... © Kevin Stone ZQKD  Albert married Carol.
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ZJVE  There are 3 labelled boxes, but each of the labels is on the wrong box.
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ZPER  The day before yesterday, Alex was 27.
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ZKRA  What is the only number not found in the Roman numerals system...
ZGLU  What is the next number in the sequence: 32 35 40 44 52 112... © Kevin Stone ZTXP  During a recent Formula 1 race meeting, Sterling managed to complete a lap... © Kevin Stone ZEQM  If I was in Florida and dropped a heavy ball into a bucket of water which was...
ZTJY  Here are some less well known proverbs. What is the missing word in each... © Kevin Stone ZXZD  My first is in mammoth but not in elephant.
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the tenth root of 10, or the cube root of 2... © Kevin Stone ZFLO  Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other... © Kevin Stone ZTMP  What number comes next in this sequence: 3 3 5 4 4 3 5...
ZVUP  Where do the biggest potatoes grow...
ZVIB  What are the next five letters in this sequence...
ZKOA  A man builds a house with all 4 sides facing south.
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ZXLA  Sally Smith was born on December 25th, 1971, yet her birthday is always in the...
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ZIWJ  James and Charles were both born on the same day in the same year to the same...
ZJGG  What occurs four times in every week, twice in every month...
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ZCVJ  Which four colours have been mixed up below? BYLV GUEE RLLO IWEO ELEN... © Kevin Stone ZGUG  In the olden days, many moons ago, the wealthy used to have an something...
ZJXS  I have three children.
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ZZDY  Using the letters EEEENNNNPPSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same... © Kevin Stone ZFOS  How can you drop an egg exactly 30 feet...
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ZYVH  Daniel has twice as many sisters as brothers.
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ZLHI  A local farmer wants to keep his horses safe.
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ZUVW  In the town of Biddulph, 7% of all telephone subscribers are...
ZAVC  Find three common nine letter words that can be formed on an upsidedown... © Kevin Stone ZYLJ  Can you calculate (clue!) which word is the odd one out: giggle, soil, bells,... © Kevin Stone ZPAX  As a test of intelligence, BrainBashers academy sits two candidates in closed...
ZFTF  Using the letters EEEEGGLLOOSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same... © Kevin Stone ZCFT  Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other... © Kevin Stone ZCBQ  What number completes this sequence? 4 15 14 11 5... © Kevin Stone ZEZX  If even numbers are green and odd numbers are yellow...
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ZTXL  What comes next in this sequence: boron carbon nitrogen...
ZSSU  How many animals do I have if:
all but 3 are dogs
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ZWSX  Which bird is the odd one out: finch gull eagle ostrich... © Kevin Stone ZBZL  Which are there more of...
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ZYWK  Which pair of letters comes next in this sequence: on et wo th re ef...
ZQCJ  At a recent BrainBashers party, I noted the ages of the children who... © Kevin Stone ZSUP  What word completes this square: ferret rabbit
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ZGLD  Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: Ignorant of the... © Kevin Stone ZVOY  I have a large money box, 10 inches square and 12 inches tall.
Roughly how...
ZJQL  If Kev has 3 piles of sweets and Daniel has 5 piles of sweets and they place...
ZDGO  My wonderful BrainBashers printer has made a pig's ear out of my latest puzzle... © Kevin Stone ZOWI  In the sentence below all of the missing words are anagrams of each other... © Kevin Stone ZYHF  Find 5 odd numbers which...
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ZVAG  What well known saying has been altered below: lla doog shingt eomc ot ehost... © Kevin Stone ZBMQ  Find two words, which are anagrams of each other, that complete this sentence... © Kevin Stone ZWKG  What are the chances that you are breathing some of the air that Einstein once...
ZUIR  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: I recently bought... © Kevin Stone ZEJB  What comes next in this sequence: M N B V C X...
ZPSM  Tew is to yrd, as...
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ZCJT  What is significant about this paragraph: I once found two tiny ferrets,... © Kevin Stone ZFVD  How many birthdays does the average person have...
ZIPJ  I have a jar of sweets.
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ZLCH  What proverb is hidden below? Laughing out openly kills bees. Even foxy... © Kevin Stone ZACX  Kevin's mother has three children.
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ZYQO  My 7658 is a large stick.
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ZHJB  What is represented here: S S
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ZYCS  Can you decode this well know saying: V CCVCCC VC CVCV CVCVC... © Kevin Stone ZCXT  Can you find a word starting with BR...
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ZKGF  10 100 1,000 10,000
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ZLFH  Again, my BrainBashers thesaurus has let me down again. This time I was after... © Kevin Stone ZZZA  What number comes next in this sequence: 16 21 26 26 12 5... © Kevin Stone ZYPQ  Rearrange 'new door' to make...
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ZSXS  A weightless and perfectly flexible rope is hung over a weightless,...
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ZIEI  What number comes next in this sequence: 302 202 102 2 991... © Kevin Stone ZJOE  If you have two identical screws and arrange them such that their threads...
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ZZDQ  What well known saying is represented by: An extended repertoire of comestible... © Kevin Stone ZQUE  If you place a knight on the top left hand corner of a 3x3 chess board, how...
ZUKE  What number comes next in the sequence: 13 17 31 37 71 73 79 97... © Kevin Stone ZPOF  How much soil is there...
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ZXNL  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: At school, most of... © Kevin Stone ZFCH  If a collection of woodcocks is called a fall and a collection of cards is... © Kevin Stone ZIWQ  How many words can you find...
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ZGXI  Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb... © Kevin Stone ZEHF  Which is heaviest...
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ZYWZ  If carrots should be poached for 10 minutes, cabbages should be poached for 12...
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ZMWQ  What letter comes next in this sequence: M A M J J...
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ZYOY  This is an annoying paragraph, in which you try and work out what is unusual... © Kevin Stone ZJIP  Why did the inventor of manhole covers choose round ones...
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ZOPI  What kind of room has no windows or doors...
ZXQQ  There is a butcher at the local butcher shop, he is five feet eleven inches...
ZQMX  In Aberland, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg.
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ZVMO  Which three letter word can be placed between the two following words to make...
ZTOK  Strong is to weak as...
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ZIPM  At a picnic recently I noticed that James liked chocolate but didn't like jelly... © Kevin Stone ZPGQ  Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth...
ZYWH  Starting with COLD, change one letter at a time until you have the word...
ZDLG  Horses is to equine, as cattle is to bovine, as sheep is to ovine, as deer is... © Kevin Stone ZEUN  Are there more loaves in a dozen baker's dozen...
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ZNAY  What is it that goes up and goes down...
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ZJTN  A farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other...
ZWBX  What can go up a chimney down...
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ZRWG  A parent gave one child 10 cents and another child was given 15 cents.
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ZLFX  What letter comes next in this sequence: A O E A O T F...
ZVHB  Find an word which is singular, add an 's' and it becomes plural, and add...
ZXHS  How do trains turn? Their wheels are on a solid axle, so when one wheel turns...
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ZRNG  The capital of Turkey is a long word. Can you spell it...
ZOJK  Water is to ice...
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ZQRV  A person in a boat...
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ZOKX  What is the maximum overhang you can create...
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ZCXA  What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 6...
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ZIBW  Someone purchases 1 for 38p, 23 for 76p and 102 for 1.14.
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ZZYM  Iron is to shirt as steam roller is to... © Kevin Stone ZZYO  Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: As he was only six... © Kevin Stone ZAFI  What occurs once in a minute...
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ZETS  What is the 1000th prime number...
ZHIP  Bill and Ben takes turns flipping a coin. Whoever gets the head first is the...
ZDJR  I have a drawer full of socks.
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ZMXD  Every morning when I warm my milk for breakfast, I put one cup of milk in the...
ZWKD  What letter comes next in this sequence: J F M A M J J...
ZCTI  If York is 9 miles away, London is 14 miles and Manchester is 23 miles... © Kevin Stone ZRUZ  A person has two children, and truthfully answers yes to the question:
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ZAPP  What letter comes next in this sequence: B R A I N B... © Kevin Stone ZFJD  What is the test to see if a number is divisible by nine...
ZNZE  Kevin is 5 years old, James is also 5 and Rebecca is 7.
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ZRCV  How many times per day do...
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ZCHT  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 6 24 120...
ZERS  It burns no coal, no oil, no nuclear fuels and has no need for...
ZWVH  I have 55p in my pocket. Can you tell me what two coins they are if I say that...
ZYRU  What is the shortest word in the English language...
ZHXU  What is the longest word in the English language...
ZELV  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 11 20 31 44... © Kevin Stone ZVQR  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 3 6 11 18...
ZPWG  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 1 5 9 2...
ZCKQ  Which four letter word can be placed between the two following words to make... © Kevin Stone ZATA  Which letters come next in this sequence: NE US RN ER RS...
ZTKI  How many squares, of any size, are on a board divided up into 6 squares by 6...
ZPPV  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 8 9 64 25 216 49...
ZUCY  What number comes next in this sequence: 3 24 102 312 777... © Kevin Stone ZNDM  What are the next two numbers in this sequence: 202 122 232 425 262 728 ==?==... © Kevin Stone ZOSU  What number comes next in this sequence: 15 20 20 6 6 19 19 5 14...
ZEXD  A mother recently arranged a children's party and had 187 sweets to give out... © Kevin Stone ZHSX  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 2 4 8 11 33 37 148... © Kevin Stone ZVKU  Can you find three words...
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ZDBK  If you have a very tight nut on a bolt, what is the best way to free it: Heat...
ZJJD  What animal comes next in this sequence: dog rooster monkey sheep horse...
ZMZM  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 1 2 4 6 18 21 84... © Kevin Stone ZQVV  If a metal nut is heated...
...will the hole in the centre get larger or...
ZOYR  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 8 13 21 30 36... © Kevin Stone ZNLY  What letter comes next in this sequence: Z X C V B N...
ZKIY  What number comes next in this sequence: 1 3 5 7 11... © Kevin Stone ZCVD  What letter comes next in this sequence: E H L O S... © Kevin Stone ZYWV  At the bread factory, 2 breadmen can bake 6 rolls in 3 hours.
By this same... © Kevin Stone ZXRQ  What is the next number in this sequence: 100 365 24 60...
ZHXO  What is the next number in this sequence: 1 2 4 14 21... © Kevin Stone ZLAV  What is the next number in this sequence: 2 5 8 11...
ZDRD  What is the next number in this sequence: 0 0 1 2 2 4 3 6 4 8 5... © Kevin Stone ZKCD  I have a drawer full of socks.
There are 10 socks of each colour, red,...
ZHOH  Using a tap, a container of 9 litres and a container of 4 litres...
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...a horse run into a forest...
ZIQH  A doctor gives you three pills and tells you to swallow one pill every...
ZTTM  An explorer went wandering one day, one mile south, then one mile east, then...
ZMFR  James had 17 rings and all but 9 were dropped down the drain.
How many did...
ZLVW  What is the next number in this sequence: 1 2 3 4...
ZZKJ  What is the next letter in this sequence: Q E T U...
ZGDX  What is the missing number in this sequence: 4 9 28 125 ==?== 5047... © Kevin Stone ZKIV  What has four legs...
...and only one foot...
ZYZT  If it took...
...Alex, Blake & Charlie exactly 60 minutes to dig a hole....
ZOIV  Imagine a grid comprising 20 X 20 squares.
How many squares, of any size,...
ZCQG  What is special about the number 304250263527210... © Kevin Stone ZGFQ  What can you find in the middle of England...
ZDHD  Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As defendants, we... © Kevin Stone ZJWM  What word is the same backwards and upside down...
ZNJX  Which word in the English language is...
...most often pronounced...
ZTKF  What number comes next in this sequence: 2 5 9 19 37...
ZQNS  Which letter comes next in this sequence: Y P I D...
ZQXD  If you were given a one foot square piece of paper, could you cut a hole large...
ZTYP  What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 7 gives a number... © Kevin Stone ZRVG  If you have a helium filled balloon in a closed car, and you go around...
ZZMN  Which is the odd one out: curtain, door, veil, shutter,... © Kevin Stone ZLFP  What is missing in this sequence: 8 10 14 18 ==?== 34 50...
ZMWM  Can you replace both sets of stars with the same 3letter word to make two... © Kevin Stone ZVGH  What is the next letter in this sequence: E H L O S...
ZWOK  You want to send a valuable object to a friend.
You have a box which is...
ZFOY  What are the seven deadly sins...
ZFUI  What are the next two letters in this sequence: O T T F F S S E ==?==...
ZKSL  How can you throw a ball such that it comes back? No bounces are...
ZZWA  In which sport do winners move backwards and losers move forwards...
ZAMH  Can you find three consecutive odd numbers that...
...total 1,287 when... © Kevin Stone ZSOU  Which is heavier, a kilo of feathers or...
...a kilo of steel...
ZVFI  I have a drawer full of socks.
There are 5 socks of each colour, red and...
ZBSB  Which is larger...
3 raised to the 5th power...
...or 5 raised to the... © Kevin Stone ZPZW  A bookworm eats from the first page of an encyclopedia to the last...
ZJQX  If I can boil 2 eggs in 10 minutes.
How long will it take me to boil 5 eggs...
ZCTO  Think of words ending in GRY. Angry and hungry are two of them. There are...
ZJXZ  You can imagine an arrow in flight, toward a target. For the arrow to reach...
ZAOX  Imagine a prisoner in a prison. He is sentenced to death and has been told...
ZNPA  Consider an arrow in flight towards a target.
At any given moment of time,...
ZOWG  Two boxes are labelled "A" and "B".
A sign on box A says "The sign on box B...
ZKUM  This statement is false...
ZDFQ  Focus on this conundrum, do it quickly, and do it slowly.
What is so wrong... © Kevin Stone ZDIM  The following sentence is true.
The previous sentence is false...
ZNSM  I once heard a cretin tell his friend that all cretins are...
ZLHJ  What well known saying is this: lla ta devol evah ot reven naht tsol dna devol... © Kevin Stone ZVEE  Anne is babysitting 10 children.
She has a jar with 10 biscuits in...
ZCMX  Are there more...
...2s or 8s in the numbers from 1 to 50,000...
ZXUV  Complete these three letter words, the first letters form a word reading down... © Kevin Stone ZRLO  These words have had their vowels removed, can you replace them to find some... © Kevin Stone ZEVJ  Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: Tom's cold was made... © Kevin Stone ZEMQ  My local shop wanted to create a sign that said PUZZLES, and they had the... © Kevin Stone ZNID  Traffic was bad going to work this morning. I only managed to average 30...
ZDFT  What number is...
...one half of one third of one quarter of 360... © Kevin Stone ZNAS  How many times does a coin rotate in rolling completely about another...
ZMVO  What word is missing from this sequence: begin inch chapel elastic [?] cellar... © Kevin Stone ZQZH  Can you unscramble the following anagrams to find ten well known seasonal words... © Kevin Stone ZMHA  In which year did Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall in the same year...
ZHHP  The following are the first letters of the first few lines of popular... © Kevin Stone ZPTI  The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of... © Kevin Stone ZSNI  Name three consecutive days...
...without using the words Monday, Tuesday,...
ZYTT  If 7/28 of 64 is 16 and 9/12 of 100 is 75 and 3/9 of 33 is 11, what is 5/15 of... © Kevin Stone ZZJE  Below are five phrases that have been tinkered with. Rearrange the words so... © Carl Ginnow. Used with permission from rec.puzzles ZFDG  Below is a map of the BrainBashers detention facility. There are 9 guards,... © Kevin Stone ZANK  Starting with any C, using the move of a chess knight, can you find the... © Kevin Stone ZJVX  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZQJZ  Alex, Bret, Chris, Derek, Eddie, Fred, Greg, Harold, and John are nine... © Chris Joh. ZBHF  Here is a proof that 2 = 0: assume x=2 X =...
ZFAU  I travelled from London to Glasgow last week at 60 miles per hour, I had... © Kevin Stone ZVFV  Can you find the hidden nine letter word in this grid?
Starting with any... © Kevin Stone ZTIY  During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took... © Kevin Stone ZKRG  Santa always leaves plans for his elves to determine the order in which the... © Kevin Stone ZCQY  Santa is getting ready  sorting presents, filling sacks and working out his... © Rodins Ltd. ZZQU  Which shadow belongs to Santa... © http://www.thepeacefamily.co.uk [used with permission] ZYPE  How many gifts, in total, did I receive during the Twelve Days of Christmas ...
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