BrainBashers Snail Race
At last year's BrainBashers snail race, 10 fine snail completed the tabletop course.
Predictably, as per every year, the results mysteriously went missing.
However, various spectators remembered the following snippets of information:
Simple Simon lost to Zebra Wings.
Zebra Wings beat Simple Simon, Frogman's Flippers and Apple Pie.
Fizzy Pop lost to Minty Mouth, Simple Simon and CD Player.
Frogman's Flippers beat Windy Hill, CD Player and Simple Simon.
Top Hat lost to CD Player, Kippers and Apple Pie.
CD Player beat Top Hat and Fizzy Pop.
Apple Pie lost to Zebra Wings and Simple Simon.
Kippers lost to Apple Pie and Frogman's Flippers.
Frogman's Flippers beat Fizzy Pop, Minty Mouth and CD Player.
CD Player lost to Frogman's Flippers, Kippers and Apple Pie.
Top Hat beat Fizzy Pop and Windy Hill.
Minty Mouth lost to Windy Hill and Simple Simon.
Windy Hill lost to Apple Pie and CD Player.
Can you work out who finished where?
[Ref: ZEEF] © Kevin Stone
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZEEF
Hint: Who finished first?
Can you add two lines to complete this sequence of towers?
[Ref: ZKNL] © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZKNL
Hint: Look at the tops of the towers.
Add the two lines to the second tower from the left to complete the 'X' in the inverted letter sequence U, V, W, X, Y forming the towers' roofs.
Below you will find 10 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings remaining. Can you determine the words?
[Ref: ZIJY] © Kevin Stone
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZIJY
Hint: The first letters are: P, P, I, P, S, F, A, R, O, R.
....igy >> prodigy
....aoh >> pharaoh
....erg >> iceberg
....ynx >> pharynx
....lth >> stealth
....mox >> flummox
....ovy >> anchovy
....esh >> refresh
....awe >> overawe
....ipt >> receipt
In each case, can you find the missing number, which appears as a word.
For example, one, two, etc.
This sentence contains exactly ==?== E's and not one more.
However, this sentence contains exactly ==?== S's, with a single Z.
Finally, to finish, this sentence has exactly ==?== I's.
[Ref: ZSWH] © Kevin Stone
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZSWH
Hint: Each answer is below 10.
This sentence contains exactly eight E's and not one more.
However, this sentence contains exactly seven S's, with a single Z.
Finally, to finish, this sentence has exactly six I's.