Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has letters (in any order) that form a common word.
Each letter is only used once, and no letter is repeated in the rows/cols/blocks.
Letters allowed: S H O W E R S.
[Ref: ZVAR] © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo.
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Across: FATE, WASH, RUNG, DOES
Down : GASH, TOWN, DUES, FARE
Boxes : WHAT, SAFE, SONG, RUDE
Note : Other anagrams of these words are OK as long as they don't change the answer grid.
Which of the six black shapes is/are identical to the red one?
There may be more than one which is exactly the same.
[Ref: ZMZL] © Robert A. Hartmann.
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Hint: Try and rotate them around in your head, and watch out for mirror images.
Farmer Stone has 6 pigs, 4 chickens and 3 cows.
Farmer Morton has 5 pigs, 3 chickens and 5 cows.
How many of Farmer Stone's animals can say they are the same animal as Farmer Morton's?
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Hint: Think about it carefully.
Answer: None as animals cannot talk!
Astrology begins with the letter A, biology with B. Can you find an 'ology' that begins with a P and another that begins with an L?
[Ref: ZZAI] © Kevin Stone
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Hint: One is the study of fossils.
Palaeontology, the study of fossils and Limnology, the study of lakes and rivers. There are others you might have chosen.