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ZXWW - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSVE - Below you can find 8 words which have had their beginnings and endings removed...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXLN - Complete this grid with the digits 1 to 6 to make the sum correct. Perform...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNMB - Alex is a keen dog admirer and over the years has had a number of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAUE - Which of the five black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZJNF - By changing the second letter of each word below, you can make another valid...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQTF - The final of the BrainBashers triathlon was a close run thing. The whole...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVVT - Farmer Stone is quite an eccentric dairy farmer. He originally had a total...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSLQ - Starting in the bottom left corner, what is the highest total you can...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXEN - Below you can find a proverb. The letters have been converted to their...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEWF - Last week I decided to cycle to my Grandparents's house. On the first day,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSDO - The BrainBashers Speed Skating championship was recently completed, however,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGCN - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPSJ - Place the following words into the grid: MERCURY VENUS EARTH MARS SATURN...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZXQO - How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board which do not...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYTT - If 7/28 of 64 is 16 and 9/12 of 100 is 75 and 3/9 of 33 is 11 what...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEEF - At last year's BrainBashers snail race, 10 fine snails completed the tabletop...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKNL - Can you add two lines to complete this sequence of towers...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZIJY - Below you will find 10 seven letter words, with only their endings remaining...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSWH - Can you find the three missing numbers, each of which is written as a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLBV - Can you circle exactly three numbers to make a total of 19...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZEQ - Place the words below into pairs. You will then have 5 lots of eight letters,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXGG - After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full. I ate 5 and gave Alex...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFFC - What comes next in this sequence: elgnairt, erauqs, nogatnep, nogaxeh,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGKK - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCTJ - Using the clues below can you find 8 four letter words. Once you have...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUVM - You have a very large number of generic plastic building blocks, each in the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYQO - My 7658 is a large stick. My 5634 is a strong desire. My 712 holds...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKRC - Which square, which circle, and which triangle has the closest area to the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKPQ - Can you draw a line through all of the edges in this picture? Each side is...


ZFSL - The other day I was sitting in my local tavern, The Spyglass, which overlooks...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZPJX - For being good at the garden fete, four children were each given two sweets...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUKB - How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board which do not...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEHJ - Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNGR - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, one square...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBBE - Which of the four shapes comes next in this sequence...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (193.06) and is used with permission.


ZGOE - What shape completes the bottom line? triangle pentagon square square...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPXP - These words have had their vowels removed. Can you replace the vowels to make...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQIA - Below are ten words which have been split in half. The first column has all...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQRF - After a local bank robbery, five suspects were being interviewed. Below is...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXJG - Can you draw a continuous line that travels in order from 1 to 6. You can only...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZQVP - At the local sweet shop, three particularly nice sweets are on special...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEOW - Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXDB - One fine morning twelve intrepid travellers found themselves facing a rather...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZADV - Below you will find 15 well-known six letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXNW - A numismatist decides to divide their coin collection between their...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHBL - I recently gave a new carriage clock to my friend for their...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCJP - At the local sports club, some veteran members were photographed together for...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZNWN - Can you find the sum of the second column...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSAT - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: After many years...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZQF - Which one of these letters is the odd one out...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBQS - Which of the four black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZQUH - These words can all have a letter added and then be rearranged to make a new...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHAD - Which country is hidden in the paragraph below? Aliens landed in downtown...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSVQ - If EELS + MARK + BEST + WARY = EASY What does HELP + BARK + WARD + LEAD...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIWD - At the local games evening, four people were competing in the draughts and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWOH - Can you find anagrams of each of the words below? The initial letters of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLEL - Customer services at BrainBashers headquarters received the following letter...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGWK - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 23 124 1251 26127 128129...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGBD - At last month's rehearsal, four top athletes competed in two qualifying 400...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTNI - Below are thirteen words, each of which has had two letters removed. The...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMBD - Which country has been hidden in the paragraph below: The local habitat...
Puzzle Copyright © 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 students were competing...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNMV - Which of the six black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZOMD - My first is in bridge, but not in ridge. My second is in awake and in...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDTU - A kind old person decided to give 12 sweets to each of the adults in the town...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVBY - The second group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table,...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZZEC - Below are five book titles. Each title has had the spaces removed, and then...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQZE - Place an arrow in each empty square. Every arrow can either point left or...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJG - Last weekend I was given my pocket money, which is meant to last me all...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNX - Can you identify this common sequence...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGDD - You find yourself playing a game with your friend. It is played with a deck...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZMZL - Which of the six black shapes is/are identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZXTO - The infamous BrainBashers encyclopedia has been suffering from its usual...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUXV - Which one of these sentences is the odd one out? Sam wanted another...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGIR - The first group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table,...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZXIQ - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDMN - Complete the fifth circle with the correct dots...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKLD - Three teachers were discussing how long they had been teaching. Alex and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVJV - You find yourself playing a game with your friend. It is played with a deck...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZDYR - Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZNFZ - Below you will find 15 well-known six letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYFP - What day would tomorrow be if... ...yesterday was five days before the day...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIXY - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAGD - Below you will find ten 6 letter words, however, every other letter is...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZRFG - Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZRTD - What number is... ...three quarters of eight ninths of one half of 2001...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMVO - What word is missing from this sequence: begin inch chapel elastic [?] cellar...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNLA - At the recent BrainBashers downhill mountain bike race, four entrants entered...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFLW - Below you will find 15 well-known six letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTAB - Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters, to...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZINR - After the recent BrainBashers snail racing contest, the four contestants were...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVZH - Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these common words...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDFX - I recently travelled from my home town to a distant music concert, on a pedal...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEPE - Which number, when written as a word, makes this true: Cleverly, there are...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIJL - Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIXB - At the local model boat club, four friends were talking about their...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZMR - Can you find a number such that... ...its double is fourteen more than its...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWJI - These five words are connected somehow, which word is missing...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHEF - By changing the third letter of each of the words below, can you make another...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCGQ - Hidden below are eight, 7 letter words. Each word begins with the central...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNWV - I am compiling the new BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains lots...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRJA - Each of the 6-letter words below can be mixed up and then broken down into two...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJMF - Below you will find 10 well-known six letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDPX - How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIFY - Below are six animals that have been split. Take a set of three letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRIL - During a recent BrainBashers thinking contest, the total number of points...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEFV - After a local bank robbery, four suspects were being interviewed. Below is a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJWJ - The results for a recent Chess tournament between five close rivals is...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTJK - What word comes next...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGLU - What is the next number in the sequence: 32 35 40 44 52 112...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIRD - Below are ten words, from each word, remove a single letter and rearrange the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBIL - During the recent BrainBashers football competition, 5 schools were...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVTQ - Which three letters come next in this sequence: pes gua luj nuj yam rpa...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPSD - If a bottle weighs eight ounces plus half a bottle... ...what is the weight...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVFT - Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the...
Puzzle Copyright © Johan de Ruiter
Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles.


ZXYR - Below, 9 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIZW - The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find the missing...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHRW - Can you find a number... ...whose double exceeds its quarter by 7...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZISK - The recent BrainBashers annual marathon has just taken place. The judges...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBUN - Below are safari animals, however, each letter has been replaced by its...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAXQ - Can you find at least ten different colours hidden in the following paragraph...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZENX - Frankie the Squirrel can find one nut in 15 minutes and Glenn the Squirrel can...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSEA - Below you will find 15 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRDF - Four clowns were getting ready for the evening's performance. From the clothes...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQOI - What word most logically goes in the brackets: EASY [HEAD] HARD OOZE [....]...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNQY - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKCX - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXLF - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, adding up...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLHO - At a recent visit to the reptile house at the local zoo, I counted a total of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIAO - From 6523 grows a plant. I 689, I 689, I 689, it's no joke. 751 rhymes...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSAO - At the end of the last volleyball season, the main results table had been...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNCT - These words have had their vowels removed, can you replace them to find some...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNKP - A friend of mine drove from Aardvark to Beeville. On the first day they...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOIV - Imagine a grid comprising 20 X 20 squares. How many squares, of any size,...


ZXSC - After the local BrainBashers Derby, some friends were telling everyone who had...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDBX - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYVT - This famous river has a number of cities along its course. What is its name...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZNXG - My local library decided to hand out some of its old books to the 1,400 people...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGZM - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEEG - Each of these sets of arrows represents a word - what are the words...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCBS - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJFC - Here is a curious grid, the sums of the shapes are shown at the end the row...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZINF - Below you will find well-known eight letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZVA - Last week, I travelled from Birmingham to Glasgow (via bicycle). On the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAYQ - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As a keen...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIGY - What number comes next in this sequence: 917452 97452 9745 975...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGKO - Below, 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKPU - How many squares have been placed in the drawing below...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTAH - Last week I travelled from London to Leeds, which is a distance of 174...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCVZ - Can you find a five digit number which has no zeros no digit is repeated, where...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOAN - Here is the latest BrainBashers questionnaire, how well can you do? Q1. The...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNB - Hidden in the grid below are eight, 7-letter words. Each word begins with the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWOL - My local bus company has recently expanded and no longer has enough room for...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTOX - In my collection of classical music I have a range of pieces which last 6, 7,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPLM - Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJLX - During a recent gymnastics gala, four athletes competed in three events, the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZYU - Within the BrainBashers school, the science department has three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFRJ - How many times does the word ORANGE appear in the grid below...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYJU - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUCK - Three countryfolk 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQPU - What comes next in this sequence: Iron Bromine Uranium Argon...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKWM - Using all of the letters of the alphabet, once only, complete these words...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWTB - Using the new BrainBashers programming language, BrainBasic, the following...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVZB - In the following sum the digits 0 to 9 have all been used, O = Odd, E = Even,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNEC - A large fresh water reservoir has two types of drainage system. Small pipes...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJCD - During a recent plane and train spotting contest, five eager entrants were...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZBFF - Which word is the odd one out...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYWM - From me to you with LOVE: how many times does the word LOVE appear in this grid...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNTH - My current age, is the age of my friend (who is 14), plus one third of my...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUYK - After a local art theft, six suspects were being interviewed. Below is a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZQO - Each of these words can be split in half, and two letters can be placed in the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQIO - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOFE - Yesterday I went for a short bicycle ride around the local lakes. As the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYNI - During the latest round of the BrainBashers school triathlon, Hayden was fourth...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYIT - The Miller next took the company aside and showed them nine sacks of flour...


ZUII - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZJRZ - Using the clues from below can you find ten words. Once you have placed the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWJD - Hidden in these sentences are the numbers 1 to 10 (in words). A number...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSQB - In the local wood there are a number of trees. On these trees there are a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGSB - Six people, whose names are Fred Alberts, Larry Smith, Brian Martin, Marty...
Puzzle Copyright © David Leithauser


ZUZN - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKRV - Can you find the anagrams of the following words...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDJB - At midnight at the start of Monday, January 1st, Professor Stone set two old...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSGJ - A 'complete' word is a word in which every letter, in turn, can be replaced by...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOTY - Alex and Blake were rowing their canoe along the River Trent. In the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWSC - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, adding up...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © The Logic Zone
Website: www.logiczone.eu.pn


ZLIA - Below are thirteen 5 lettered, everyday words, each of which has had two of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDWI - Hidden in the grid below are 6 hidden animals, once you have crossed of the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNFV - During a recent trip to Scotland, I filled my petrol tank to the top, a total...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDBT - Can you create a sentence that contains the word 'and' five times in a...


ZZVV - Each empty white square in the grid contains one of the numbers 1, 2, 3,..., 8...
Puzzle Copyright © Erich Friedman


ZEQH - I was having trouble sleeping last night and I tossed and turned well into the...


ZTBA - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJLO - Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJE - Below are five phrases that have been tinkered with. Rearrange the words so...
Puzzle Copyright © Carl Ginnow
Used with permission from rec.puzzles


ZBTC - Your objective is to place some diagonal mirrors into the grid. If a ray of...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (196.26) and is used with permission.


ZNQL - During a recent music festival, four DJs entered the mixing contest. Each...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYZN - Freddie was in love - with three girls from his school! He couldn't decide...
Puzzle Copyright © Rodins Ltd


ZKOT - What letter comes next in this sequence: M V E M J...


ZFCI - I'm amazing 'cause I've got the force To hold down a cow or a horse As...
Puzzle Copyright © Alan Stillson
Website: www.stillsonworks.com


ZLRY - When complete, each of the seven rows will contain a common seven-letter word...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.01) and is used with permission.


ZTCM - Recently Blake had a party and because it was their birthday they wanted a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEGX - Four friends were discussing their prize winning carp. There were four...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCSB - At a musical recital five students (John, Kate, Larry, Mary and Nick)...
Puzzle Copyright © Chris Joh


ZNSV - Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFJQ - Many years ago, befor modern educashun in the new millenium, one problem in...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZKV - Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the...
Puzzle Copyright © Johan de Ruiter
Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles.


ZRZH - Four friends were competing in the internationally renowned BrainBashers Bog...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVNP - What is the next number in this sequence: 14 91 62 53 64...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZURU - Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNDY - Can you place a common 4-letter word into each of the brackets to create two...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIAG - A local fisher caught a large trawler load of haddock. They decided to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSRG - Place all of the digits from 1 to 9 into the circles so that the sum of the...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZEJH - At the local nursery school, I was chatting to my daughter's friends and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAGW - Complete these four letter words, the first letters form a word reading down...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZACP - What is... ...the 20th prime number...


ZYBC - Five patients, all potential blood donors, are waiting in the doctor's surgery...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZKSK - A trout's tail weighs eight pounds. Its head weighs as much as the tail and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFDK - Can you complete the following four 5-letter words. The missing letters, in...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEIA - How many hexagon-type shapes, in total, can you find in this puzzle. Clue...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPYT - Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters, to...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIZG - 4 shepherds were watching over their flocks and they were commenting on how...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLPQ - What word can prefix (go before) these letters to make a valid word in each...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQRW - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: We told Cliff to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCIK - Just last week, Stacey's nieces and nephews met up to go to the cinema to see...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKDH - Each of these words can have the same letter placed at the beginning and the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMHZ - Move from letter to letter and collect the necessary letters for FIND (in any...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZICD - What number comes next in this sequence: 31 30 31 31 Note: the answer is NOT...


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZBCD - Look at the following sentence once and once only, how many times can you find...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRJI - The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find the missing...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHNZ - Daniel has the same number of brothers as sisters. His sister, Laura, has...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSHC - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZADD - These five business people represented different companies at a recent trade...
Puzzle Copyright © Rodins Ltd


ZCNS - Below you will find 15 well-known five letter words, with only their endings...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHQK - My special BrainBashers clock works in a very odd way. It only ever shows...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZESK - Can you complete this grid of letters. Each line is a valid 5 letter word with...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZILN - Place the digits 1 to 8, into the grid. The numbers you can see are the totals...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLRW - By changing the second letter of each word below, you can make another valid...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNCV - As oou oan oee, oy poinoer oepoacos eoero thord oetoer oito tho leoteo...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYLQ - How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNDX - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: Welsh horses are...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYEA - Can you complete the grid without forming a 3-In-A-Row of the same...
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ZRBH - Last week, I travelled from London to Stoke. On the first day I travelled...
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ZIIQ - What is the name of the famous city...
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ZAJG - In each of these 5 words, can you change the underlined letter to produce 5...
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ZCEJ - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
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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...
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ZRWB - Below, 10 countries have been broken into chunks of letters. These chunks...
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ZEXF - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault, I did a listing...
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ZPXQ - Can you find a five digit number which has no zeros nor ones in it and no...
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ZCCR - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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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...
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ZSXC - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
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ZPUC - My first is in kendo but not in squash. My second is in hurdles and in hunting...
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ZWCO - What is so unusual about this sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the...


ZQZZ - Alex's child Drew, is exactly one fifth of Alex's age. In 21 years time,...
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ZROR - At the recent spring fete, four keen gardeners were displaying their fine roses...
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ZSXK - After the recent BrainBashers annual marathon, the judges were comparing notes...
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ZYOT - Here is snippet of section A of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam into...
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ZJGT - Hidden in the grid below are eight, 7 letter words. Each word begins with the...
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ZBEI - At the recent BrainBashers code breaking convention, Batty Billie won the...
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ZWPF - What value of * makes the following correct...
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ZIZV - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZVHE - What 5 digit number am I thinking of. It has two prime digits. Digit 3 is...
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ZWSW - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
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ZRQK - Daft Dave, our local DIY expert, is renovating the local hospital. He has...
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ZTZP - Combine the word fragments below to produce pairs of words that have opposite...
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ZIMH - Two friends were driving from their home to Manchester, Alex drove the first...
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ZFSC - During a recent police investigation, Chief Inspector Stone was interviewing...
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ZBOM - The legendary BrainBashers calendar had a millennium bug. Here is a listing...
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ZNNB - Exactly how many minutes is it before seven o'clock, if 40 minutes ago it was...
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ZDUC - Moving up or right, what is the highest total you can make, using the...
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ZZVB - Below are seven countries, whose letters have been scrambled. Once you have...
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ZWTL - After a local bungled heist, five suspects were being interviewed by the police...
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ZDEZ - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
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ZAPY - I recently went to the shop and purchased 4 items. Three of the items cost...
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ZSWW - After a recent spate of home improvements, four couples were having a dinner...
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ZUMS - Below you will find some well known eight-letter words, with only their...
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ZBQK - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: All of our...
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ZSOP - There are four bungalows in our cul-de-sac. They are made from these materials...
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ZVLZ - What four digit number has... ...digit 2 smaller than digit 4 which is two...
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ZAFM - At a recent painting competition, Emery's rendition of a Constable was not last...
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ZXYZ - I have a bottle and a straw which cost me 60 pence. The bottle cost 10 pence...


ZQUZ - As my birthday approaches I start to collect leaves - a little bizarre...
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ZVGV - Here is snippet of section B of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam into...
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ZRZL - How many squares, of any size, do not contain a Rook...
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ZBQB - Complete the grid such that every row and column contains the digits 1 to...
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ZSKP - Take a word from the first column, and a word from the second column, to...
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ZCGP - Complete these common words by using all of the letters A to Z, each exactly...
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ZIWR - Daft Dale was washing windows on a multi-storey office building when a fall...


ZVXI - Here is snippet of section D of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam into...
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ZCDD - These 4-letter words can each have a letter added and then be rearranged to...
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ZRSR - Fill in the missing numbers with the digits 1 to 9. A diamond shape in the...
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ZIEU - Can you complete this grid of letters. Each line is a valid 5 letter word...
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ZRZE - During a recent expedition, three intrepid adventurers were left stranded in...
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ZTNZ - At the recent BrainBashers Mixed National Hurdle trials, ten contestants...
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ZVZE - I started out on the journey from the forest with a full tank of fuel, 12...
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ZIKX - At the local BrainBashers Sunday School meeting, the teacher brought in some...
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ZGBB - Alex can eat 27 chocolates in a hour, Blake can eat 2 chocolates in 10...
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ZJYZ - Can you find anagrams of the following words...
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ZPOC - After a recent marathon, the following was noted. Alex finished after...
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ZFXF - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, how many...
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ZUDY - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZETP - Matthew Shelborn frequently has to travel for his company, which gives him a...
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ZFZK - hwayetritipzl omnltesnhsuze...
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ZMKA - At the recent BrainBashers Festival, the 100 metres heats were closely...
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ZGCD - Practical Pat was asked to cut a 99 foot rope into three smaller, equal length...
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ZMFH - Which two letters come next in this sequence: ME VE EA MA JU SA UR...


ZRYM - What letter comes next in this sequence: X L C D...


ZQCQ - Three builders are laying a brick wall. Fred can lay 1000 bricks in three...
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ZTBG - The weather at the Cape of Good Hope makes it a notorious location where many...
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ZCAG - Are there more: ...square inches in a piece of carpet 15 yards by 5...
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ZHFJ - I recently asked my friend Alex to buy me some ribbon for my child's...
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ZNKT - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had...


ZHFC - Our local scrap merchant had to travel to the county recycling plant, 60 miles...
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ZJXI - I have three daughters and each has one brother. How many children do I have...
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ZCIV - Can you complete these 5-letter words? .S.G. ..R.F .ZU.. E..X. .P..C ..LN...
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ZRNJ - I started a journey to my Aunt's yesterday with a full tank of gasoline, 10...
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ZYMX - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took...
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ZSSX - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: After falling off...
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ZDVN - Can you find anagrams of the following words...
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ZJSA - The legendary BrainBashers calendar has had a small problem. Here is a...
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ZBOE - Using a tap, a seven gallon container and a eleven gallon container, can you...
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ZPGD - Below are 8 Academy Award winners, 4 female and 4 male. The letters of...
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ZVRC - This is a very special sequence and is complete, but what is the missing letter...
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ZFHQ - If: SAFE + STAY + SOON + SKIP = STOP then: PINK + PORE + PUSH + PLOT =...
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ZYUS - A local school teacher wanted to share 703 sweets equally between the...
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ZOHI - What three-letter word best completes the below words? C...ON HE... E...H M...
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ZSLY - Below you will find 9 well-known five letter words, with only their endings...
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ZFLF - Place a horizontal or a vertical line into every blank square. Each number...
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ZRPG - Using the letters AAAAEERRRRTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same...
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ZQSQ - What comes next in this sequence: fawn bear lion mole ==?== Select from...
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ZEZT - Can you find three consecutive even numbers that... ...total 85,008 when...
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ZZPN - At a recent bowling match, two games were played. Kelly beat Sam in both...
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ZWSK - Unluckily, last week I lost my measuring tape. It was unlucky as I had to...
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ZEWS - Add one Z to the following word to form another valid English word: LEG You...
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ZMUN - Four related words are merged below: MAAP EABA NNGP PRLE...
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ZTDT - The BrainBashers calculator is low on batteries again. The following...
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ZITA - Using these letters: AAADDEEEEKSSSS complete this square. The square reads...
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ZTVA - Each of the following sets of letters can be made into a real word by adding...
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ZNIT - The BrainBashers Dictionary of Proverbs is running out of memory. Below are...
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ZPEQ - An ant has six legs, a spider has eight legs and a mouse has four legs. In...
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ZCUJ - Below is a grid which should contain boy's names. The missing letters for a...
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ZIPY - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZVNZ - The month of March in the year 1980 contained 5 Saturdays and 5...
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ZSKV - Apparently, one side of a cat has more hair. The findings of the scientific...


ZMUA - The map below shows the street locations of a city. Position three police...
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ZDNQ - Can you determine which number best completes this puzzle...
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ZQDR - After visiting one of my very old relatives, I travelled home in their old...
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ZYJB - A rope swing hangs vertically down so that the end is 12 inches from the...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
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ZWPU - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZWYX - Starting with the 6 in the bottom left corner, what is the highest total you...
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ZQJS - A woman had three old coins - a silver dollar, a quarter, and a dime. Each...


ZVLW - Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three...
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ZKQL - Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these common words...
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ZNOU - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZXZJ - Below you will find 10 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings...
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ZULZ - Daft Dale did such a good job of the housing estate, they were asked to paint...
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ZLYW - How many squares, of any size, can be found on a standard chess board? How...


ZAJT - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZOYA - Starting with any P, using the move of a chess knight, can you find the...
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ZCPD - My first is in horse but not in pony. My second is in coyote but not in jackal...
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ZLCF - Which is larger, the number of seconds in a day or... ...the number of...
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ZZTF - These two sets of five clues each leads to five words that only differ by one...
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ZVTE - Which four vegetables have been merged together? CAB SWE RPR EED OAA...
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ZGFJ - The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to...
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ZCSN - I am compiling the BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains lots of pages...
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ZKAZ - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZMQO - How many grains of sand do you need... ...until you have a heap of sand...


ZWYA - Below you will find 15 well-known six letter words, with only their endings...
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ZQNG - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took...
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ZVAR - Place letters into the grid such that every row, column, and 2x2 block has...
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ZMHE - At the local mid-summers fayre, four ladies are planning to delight the...
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ZMDW - Below is a grid which should contain animals. The missing letters for a...
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ZLIN - Using only horizontal and vertical lines, connect every number to its pair (i.e...
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ZJCA - Below is 88, moving only two lines, can you turn this into 81...
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ZDIE - Can you find all of the spokes? A digit on a hub denotes the number of spokes...
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ZTCA - How many times does the word APPLES appear in this grid? You can move...
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ZHNJ - Are there more inches in a mile... ...or Sundays in a thousand years...
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ZJBE - Which word does not belong with the others: dgo act ehors ceffio elrttu...
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ZOKI - Yesterday my mother asked me to buy some stamps. Stamps, in the land of...
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ZZKL - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault, I did a listing...
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ZFDI - Messrs Butcher, Baker, Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending another...
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ZQFR - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries. In...
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ZVQX - By changing the second letter of each of the words below, can you make another...
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ZHIR - We have been quite lucky with the weather recently, it has got steadily warmer...
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ZOOD - My 10, 8, 3 is a boisterous lad. My 9, 4, 8, 7 is the underground part of a...
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ZSSR - If cat and a half can catch a mouse and a half in a day and a half how many...


ZPQT - The four clowns in this puzzle all competed for the much-prized 'Clown of the...
Puzzle Copyright © Rodins Ltd


ZVUZ - What is missing from this sequence: teloiv ogidni eulb ==?== wolley egnaro...


ZAAF - What four related words are merged here: SWAS PURI UINM NTTU MGER...
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ZAKM - What common word has... ...4 vowels, one after the other...


ZQDY - Hidden in the grid below are three boys names. Starting at any point, trace...
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ZHQY - What is missing from this sequence: Greenland, New Guinea, Borneo,...


ZSZX - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries. In...
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ZCXN - Last week I spent half of my money on a new jacket and then I spent half of...
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ZNHQ - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a...
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ZJFH - What 5 letter word can be added to the end of these words to make new words...
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ZFMM - What four related words are merged together: TOUS RGQC URRO IAAN RLGS EEET...
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ZIMZ - Using the letters EEIIIISSSTTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same...
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ZVAO - What comes next in this sequence...
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ZXXR - The BrainBashers football world tour is well underway and Alex is planning the...
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ZEKA - At the local play group for babies and toddlers, I was asking the mothers...
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ZKRS - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZWFI - If 5 cats can catch 5 rats in 5 minutes... ...how many cats do you need to...


ZGXH - Hidden in the grid below are three boys names. Starting at any point, trace...
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ZVUS - What word goes in the brackets: FOOD [ROAD] HARD WEEP [....]...
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ZLIJ - What word comes next in this sequence: penguin umbrella zoo zip llama egg...
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ZNQP - My trustworthy (?!) BrainBashers word processor is playing its silly tricks...
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ZRHH - At last week's Girl Guide's picnic, four girls were tucking into their packed...
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ZTZV - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries. In...
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ZRUP - What starts with an E, ends with an E... ...and usually contains only one...


ZVOM - Using a tap, a nine gallon container and a four gallon container... ...can...
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ZNRA - Yesterday my mother asked me to buy some stamps. Stamps, in the land of...
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ZHKG - HWAYETRDETIPZLHV OMNLTESOSHSUZEAE...
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ZIQX - What four digit number has digit 1 three smaller than digit 4 which is one...
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ZVAQ - My friend, Neville, sometimes finds mathematics a little tricky. I recently...
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ZFFK - Can you complete this sentence using two words which are anagrams of each other...
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ZYYP - Alex likes soda very much. At the local convenience store, for every 5 empty...
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ZUKF - In this long division, each number has been replaced by another. The answer...
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ZSVL - Which word is the odd one out: football polo badminton baseball golf tennis...
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ZXDM - At the recent inter-departmental jam making contest, four lucky candidates...
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ZCWM - I was travelling from Chesterton to Newcastle recently when I came across a...


ZLDH - Hidden in the grid below are eight, 7 letter words. Each word begins with the...
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ZIWB - Below is a very special grid, around each shaded number are 8 white squares...
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ZEXR - Can you find five hidden countries in the following paragraph: Dominic had a...
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ZXEW - How many days before 17th August is it, if... ...50 days ago, it was four...
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ZTKW - Which name is missing from this sequence: Richard ==?== Keith Graham Kevin...
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ZWXM - Start with a number larger than 0, square it, add 4, double, take away 3,...
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ZZVX - Place JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL, MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER,...
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ZEYS - Hidden in the grid below are eight, 7 letter words. Each word begins with the...
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ZHGN - Jake has some unusual likes and dislikes. He likes balloons, but does not...
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ZSCT - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZVYU - In farmer Brown's hay loft there are a number of animals, in particular crows,...
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ZFUD - What three letter word best completes the below words...
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ZNAQ - Which four related foods have been merged together? COP ENK EAC UCO NTA RNM...
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ZEPS - The following words have had their vowels removed, can you find some animals...
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ZZPD - In the following line, cross out nine letters such that the remaining letters...
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ZPYH - Using the letters AAEENNPPPPSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same...
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ZXTC - Below is a grid which should contain girl's names. The missing letters for a...
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ZOCW - My local greengrocer is a would-be mathematician. They like to arrange...
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ZOWY - The local River Trent is 4,100 inches wide, which happens to be a fantastic...
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ZWOI - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZNOJ - Messrs Butcher, Baker, Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending an annual...
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ZZLZ - My 12, 8 and 9 is a sheep. My 3, 5 and 6 is not high. My 1, 8 and 9 is a...
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ZUBJ - Last week my wife and I found ourselves stranded on an island,...


ZBPS - How many times does the word AUGUST appear in this grid? A A G A U G U A A T...
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ZYPO - Starting with HATE, change one letter at a time until you have the word...


ZKJA - You are running in a street marathon and you overtake the person in second...


ZHJJ - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
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ZYKA - At a local village gala, the entire population turned up, 500 people. The...
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ZPUU - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault, I did a listing...
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ZZDN - In each of these three sentences, can you replace the missing number, which...
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ZIJZ - During a crazy weekend of paintball, four friends were having great...
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ZKZL - The Winter Festival are well underway and BrainBashers control is working out...
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ZTUW - Alex and Blake were busily emptying their book shelves from one room to another...
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ZXJD - This multiplication contains the numbers 1-9. Can you complete it? *** 3*...
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ZCDE - Can you find a five digit number that... ...if you place a 9 at the...
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ZUHT - Starting with WARM, change one letter at a time, and end with COOL? Each...


ZBUQ - Which word is the odd one out: ceelry caorrt caabbeg caefilloruw...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKHA - My first is in camel and in hamster. My second is in otter but not in...
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ZMOP - What letter should complete this sequence: L A H A R U R E D L...
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ZHDO - A well known seven letter word can be created, by starting with a single...
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ZWRU - What always weighs the same... ...no matter how large it is...


ZGXF - Five men, whose names are Bob Edison, Tom Stevenson, Marty Brown, Jim Davis,...
Puzzle Copyright © David Leithauser


ZUBN - I really must replace my BrainBashers word processor. I recently spell...
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ZBIP - At the local F1 race track, Alex was testing the latest car. During the...
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ZUGC - A farmer buys chicken feed for 47c per tonne, pig feed for 1.23 per tonne and...
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ZZNC - What letter is missing from this sequence: A A A A ==?== A A A A A A Note...


ZJRY - How many people must be at a party before you are likely to have two having...


ZQML - Would you believe that this amazing sentence contains ninety two letters, one...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAFX - Start in square 'S' and end in square 'E' moving either horizontally or...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZVLI - What comes next in this sequence: Eel, cat, lion, ibex, panda, skunk,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJPL - A rich aristocrat decided that he would give every man 45 dollars and every...
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ZTTO - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: If a Dalmatian can...
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ZYAG - Lemon Twist: how many times does the word LEMON appear in this grid? N O M E...
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ZIGS - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of...
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ZPWK - You've been asked to buy the cakes for the school party and you've been given...
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ZBKU - What comes next in this sequence: Bucket, raisins, aardvark, igloo, north,...
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ZFOV - At the equator the radius of the earth is 6,378 km, so its circumference is...


ZIFG - Below is a very special grid, around each shaded number are 8 white squares...
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ZJEA - What comes next in this sequence: Hydrogen Helium Lithium Beryllium Boron...


ZRIY - Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb...
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ZZNP - What letter comes next in this sequence: Y Y H L Y E Y T...


ZPLR - Which fruit comes next in this sequence: banana pear kiwi tomato Choose from...
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ZITV - A grocer has to place 28,121 carrots into bags, each bag containing the same...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLUI - How should these words actually be spelled - without using a dictionary...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDXF - Can you find a word which can go in front of each of these words to make a new...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOKW - If a farmer buys chicken feed for 1.26 per tonne, pig feed for 2.74 per tonne...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQRJ - Below are ten everyday words, each of which has had some letters removed. The...
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ZZLD - Are there more seconds in a week... ...or feet in 100 miles...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXVU - A clue-giving paragraph of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each...
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ZJQQ - Can you find a five letter word which... ...when written in upper-case,...


ZNXA - Which word comes next in this sequence: India Victor X-Ray Lima Charlie...
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ZWSM - What number replaces the question mark...
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ZPHH - A three letter word has been removed from five words leaving the letters...
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ZVHV - As the auditor for my local theme park, I noticed that on Saturday there were...
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ZIPI - Which are there more of: ...rolls in a dozen baker's...
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ZUPW - If a farmer buys chicken feed for 57c per tonne, pig feed for 1.52 per tonne...
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ZBXV - What number comes next in this sequence...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUKW - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUPT - Which is larger, the number of seconds in a week... ...or the number of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBZT - Find two words, which are anagrams of each other, which complete this sentence...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDQD - On the charts I remain number one, This position cannot be undone, If I...
Puzzle Copyright © Alan Stillson
Website: www.stillsonworks.com


ZQFL - If 7 ingots of IRON weigh 112 tonnes, 4 ingots of COBALT weigh 104 tonnes and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNBA - If one small rabbit can dig a warren in nine hours, a medium rabbit can dig a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYJX - Richard, Kevin, and James like coffee... ...Andrew, Anne and John...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCIM - On the 6th of May, 1978, something happened at 12:34 which will not happen...


ZELW - Can you guess what the following abbreviations mean COM DRA ADV ACT SPO MUS...
Puzzle Copyright © Alan Stillson
Website: www.stillsonworks.com


ZUVL - During a recent school reunion, four friends were discussing their starting...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJXK - I recently gave a new watch to my friend for their birthday. However, as...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSVM - I am a 10 letter word. My 9, 6, 1, 2 is something a swimmer may do. My 5, 4,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAON - Which is greater, the number of grooves on one side of a vinyl record (if you...


ZTPH - What belongs to you but other people use it more than you...


ZNEH - Alex and Blake Stone have three daughters and each daughter has two...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


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 three-digit number such that when you reverse the numbers you...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKMP - What three letter word best completes the below words? SW... ...Y AL... F.....
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFEW - I was recently given a new watch for my birthday. However, as usual with my...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHCM - Gib is to llams as... ...nepo is to desolc as pu is to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKQK - Using the letters AAEEHHLLLLMMNNOOSSTT complete this grid. The grid reads the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXEV - In this sequence, which planet would be listed last: Jupiter Saturn Uranus...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBQP - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCOG - Starting with BALL, change one letter at a time until you have the word...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLSY - This is a well known children's musical piece, the vowels have been removed...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBTP - A farmer buys chicken feed for 15c per tonne, pig feed for 1.25 per tonne and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXBI - You have a barrel, filled to the top with water, which weighs 150...


ZNCR - Every year, just before my birthday, I open my money box to see how much money...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJPY - Assign every letter of the alphabet its numerical value: A=1, B=2, C=3, and so...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHOV - Which word, if pronounced right, is wrong, but... ...if pronounced wrong is...


ZNFP - This is a well known children's musical piece, the vowels have been removed...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRPE - Which name comes next in this sequence: Sarah Helen Diane Joanne Choose from...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHVZ - What comes next in this sequence: A U E O I I O E...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFLZ - What three letter word best completes the below words? B... D... M...ET P.....
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLUS - Can you find three words which... ...contain EE twice...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMYC - What are the next five letters in this sequence...


ZZRS - What are you given at a very early age and always belongs to you,...


ZMYR - Which letter completes this sequence: T A O T B I E S O T R H N E O Q T U T E...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOHO - Which are there more of: days in a year or bones in an adult human body...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNET - Can you find a word that can suffix (go after) each of these letters...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJDJ - Last night, I was looking at a road sign and could see that Leeds was 13 miles...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWBR - A farmer buys chicken feed for 4 per tonne, pig feed for 3 per tonne and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZODU - Which is the odd one out: CAT DOG GOLDFISH HAMSTER...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSBO - In Farmer Donald's hay loft there are a number of ants, mice and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNWU - What three letter word best completes the below words? ...EW B...ET FL... C...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVTF - Starting with SOFT, change one letter at a time until you have the word...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNJA - This is an annoying paragraph, in which you try and work out what is unusual...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJAY - Can you unscramble the letters below to find four cheeses? C C E D H B H E A...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCWY - Why are 2017 UK pound coins worth more than 2015 UK pound coins...


ZMZK - Looking at a usual clock, how many times... ...does the minute hand pass...


ZPLY - The BrainBashers golf world tour is well underway and Fred is planning the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTXN - Tuif cumzye if n fizpye trsg go sre hbw ensl n EOG13 caet eaceyctrd phzmlr paa...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQSE - What are the next 3 digits in this sequence: 7 3 1 8 2 8 5 3 1 5 3 0 3 3 1 4...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYES - What is the next number in this sequence: 1 1 2 4 3 9 4 61 5 52 6 63 7 94 8 ==...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOXV - At the annual BrainBashers puzzle discussion conference, 20 people...


ZZIY - What comes next in this sequence: 31 41 51 61 71 81 92...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBNM - Two fine fellows were working very hard all day at the local coal mine. One...


ZCNQ - Which word is the odd one out? erah reed yenkom tibbar tac tesomram...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRSQ - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a Morse code contest took...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAII - How many common five letter words can you make from the following letters,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWUU - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVXY - Which cheese is... ...made backwards...


ZDOM - What comes next in this sequence: dog cat mouse mole deer pig ==?== Choose...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFEX - What word most logically goes in the brackets: SAFE [FAST] MALT OUST [....]...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNQV - The local CD shop operates an unusual discount policy. The discount on the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLLI - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWYD - What comes next in this sequence: jnry, fbrry, mrch, prl, my,...


ZIKB - What comes next in this sequence: 2 3 5 7 11 31 71...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTQN - Which letter comes next in this sequence? A K Q J...


ZIRB - What are the next three letters in this sequence...


ZVDB - James, Simon, Ian and William all like walking, but Dave, Steven, Alan and...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCTD - On which side of a cup... ...is it best to have the handle...


ZFFG - Can you find a valid sentence... ...which has two consecutive ANDs in it...


ZFAS - What number comes next in this sequence: 42 1412 11141112 31143112...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUVH - Which are there more of ounces in gross pounds or... ...seconds in an hour...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDEC - If I give you seven apples, you will then have five times as many as I would...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXEO - Using the letters AIO along with ST, what is the longest word you can...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSCU - Which one of these sentences is the odd one out - the answer is nothing to do...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVKK - What comes next in this sequence: Dave Edward Duncan Neil Liam Choose from...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIDS - How many cubic feet of earth are removed... ...to make a hole 4 feet wide...


ZCSC - What letter completes this square in the most logical manner...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKVF - At a recent school fete, 500 people attended and 500 was raised. The prices...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQSV - Can you find a five digit number which is four times its reverse...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQIZ - Can you find a five digit number... ...whose digits add to 18 and whose...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVTM - Which letter is missing from this sequence: B C D G P T...


ZKNU - Which letter is missing from this sequence: B C E G K Q S...


ZJDY - During a recent school trip to the zoo, I was sat at the rear of the bus. I...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNTM - If I buy a melon and a coconut, the cost will be 1.19. If I buy a melon and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYUU - At a recent motorsport gathering, four proud owners were grouped together...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPKQ - If Malcolm, Laura, John, Alan, Brenda and Kevin like chocolate... ...and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWUL - This equation contains the numbers 1-8. Can you complete it? 6* **...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDCZ - What is made from nothing... ...yet you can see it...


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPNY - This product contains all of the digits from 1 to 8. Can you complete it...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIGT - What comes next in this sequence: dog goat tarantula aardvark koala Choose...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQKD - Albert married Carol. Steven married Katie. Bob married Virginia. Who...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPHY - Cen yee rell wrer er wreng werr rrer peregrepr? Er ferrr glence yee mey rrenk...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVHZ - Which is greater: the number of seconds in a year or miles light can travel...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKRA - What is the only number not found in the Roman numerals system...


ZTXP - During a recent Formula 1 race meeting, Blake managed to complete a lap with...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXZD - My first is in mammoth but not in elephant. My second is in racoon but not in...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHAI - Which is larger: the tenth root of 10, or the cube root of 2...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...


ZXLA - Alex Smith was born on December 25th, 1971, yet their birthday is always in...


ZLQD - Tha Brainaasaera elactaonac ward aroaesaor aas aeea playiag ua. It as...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBKQ - What gets wetter... ...the more it dries...


ZJGG - What occurs four times in every week, twice in every month... ...but only...


ZCVJ - Which four colours have been mixed up below? BYLV GUEE RLLO IWEO ELEN...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOPB - Take a normal piece of paper, exactly 0.1 mm thick. Fold it in half, and...


ZZDY - Using the letters EEEENNNNPPSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFOS - How can you drop an egg exactly 30 feet... ...above a concrete floor...


ZYVH - Daniel has twice as many sisters as brothers. His sister, Jessica, has one...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTMI - Can you find three 11 letter words which... ...use the letters from...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRQL - What do you get if... ...you add 2 to 200 four times...


ZAVC - Find three common nine letter words that can be formed on an upside-down...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYLJ - Can you calculate (clue!) which word is the odd one out: giggle, soil, bells,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFTF - Using the letters EEEEGGLLOOSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCFT - Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCBQ - What number completes this sequence? 4 15 14 11 5...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTXL - What comes next in this sequence: boron carbon nitrogen...


ZWSX - Which bird is the odd one out: finch gull eagle ostrich...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBZL - Which are there more of... ...fathoms in a kilometre... ...or hours in a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYEP - Can you find three consecutive primes... ...which total 190,747 when...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSUP - What word completes this square: ferret rabbit otter ==?== Choose from...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLDZ - Can you find an anagram of... ...PROBATIONS...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMFT - Which four animals have been mixed up below: BUT RARE ODES CAME...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNJH - If you turn a right handed glove inside out... ...will it be still be a...


ZDGO - My wonderful BrainBashers printer has made a pig's ear out of my latest puzzle...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOWI - In the sentence below all of the missing words are anagrams of each other...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVAG - What well known saying has been altered below: lla doog shingt eomc ot ehost...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBMQ - Find two words, which are anagrams of each other, that complete this sentence...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUIR - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: I recently bought...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEJB - What comes next in this sequence: M N B V C X...


ZPSM - Tew is to yrd, as... ...toh is to dloc, as... ...ni is to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDRT - What well known saying has had its consonants removed: *a** *a*** *a*e *i***...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIMG - What comes next in the sequence: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo,...


ZCJT - What is significant about this paragraph: I once found two tiny ferrets,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIPJ - I have a jar of sweets. There are 234 red, 26 blue, 67 green and 63 yellow...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUYX - What number comes next in this sequence: 7 8 5 5 3 4 4...


ZLCH - What proverb is hidden below? Laughing out openly kills bees. Even foxy...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZACX - Kevin's mother has three children. The first was called Alpha, the second...


ZFYV - What occurs twice in a lifetime, but once in every year. Twice in a week...


ZYCS - Can you decode this well know saying: V CCVCCC VC CVCV CVCVC...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCXT - Can you find a word starting with BR... ...that with the addition of the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOAQ - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: Once upon a time...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKGF - 10 100 1,000 10,000 Which number comes after 10,000...


ZLFH - Again, my BrainBashers thesaurus has let me down again. This time I was after...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZZA - What number comes next in this sequence: 16 21 26 26 12 5...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVUB - Find a word that begins with R and with the addition of the letter...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUQW - I have a jar of sweets. 114 red, 35 blue, 67 green and 9 yellow. What...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLTE - My 6, 7, 3 is a tear to a newspaper. My 5, 4, 1 is damper than moist. My 1,...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFND - What are the next three in this sequence: 2 1 F 1 1 F 0 1 F 9 F...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZAI - Astrology begins with the letter A, biology with B. Can you find an 'ology'...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLOP - Where on Earth do... ...the winds always blow from the South...


ZZTV - Which three US states have been merged together: C O N E A L H I W J I F E R...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNA - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: I really fear...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMFO - Which word can be placed between the two following words to make two new ones...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIEI - What number comes next in this sequence: 302 202 102 2 991...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRYO - In my money box I found 36.80 made up of equal numbers of quarters, dimes and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUKE - What number comes next in the sequence: 11 13 17 31 37 71 73 79 97...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPOF - How much soil is there... ...in a circular hole 2 metres deep and 1 metre...


ZWGZ - What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 7 gives a number...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQPS - Can you find a word that begins with the letter I... ...and by the addition...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZHW - What number comes next in the sequence: 1 2 3 5 9 12...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOYC - Can you decode the following well known saying. Each encoded letter represents...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJOU - Can you find a word that means perimeter... ...and by adding a letter A...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNPR - What comes next in this sequence: fish, archer, scorpion, bull, maiden,...


ZXNL - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: At school, most...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFCH - If a collection of woodcocks is called a fall and a collection of cards is...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIWQ - How many words can you find... ...that contain two consecutive U's...


ZGXI - Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEHF - Which is heaviest... a pound of feathers a pound of wood a pound of...


ZAHU - Can you find three consecutive prime numbers... ...that equal 409,457 when...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJY - Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZMQ - Using a three gallon container and a seven gallon container (along with a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWFN - What number comes next in this sequence: 7 8 5 5 3 4 4...


ZEPY - Are there more millimetres in a mile or... ...sixteenths of inch in 2...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPIR - Which is longer... ...250 centimetres or 8 feet...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJGL - What well known saying is expressed here: Refrain from enumerating your owned...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIPL - Alex can eat 110 cakes in 10 minutes and Blake can eat 56 cakes in 8...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDKN - Which are there more of... ...square feet in half a square mile or cubic...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNSI - What is the simplest way of making this equation correct? 81 + 18 =...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNZU - Which four American states have been mixed together here: K N A N O T E E X H...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTQM - How many times can you take 7 away from 49...


ZNZY - Cabbage is to sprouts as carrot is to: pea cucumber potato tomato artichoke...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKKY - Hot is to freeze as... ...==?== is to melt...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMWQ - What letter comes next in this sequence: M A M J J...


ZBWI - Are there more centimetres in a mile or... ...miles travelled by light in a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIHG - A Proof That 2 = 1: 1. X = Y let x=y 2. X*X =...


ZOPI - What kind of room has no windows or doors...


ZVMO - Which three letter word can be placed between the two following words to make...


ZTOK - Strong is to weak as... ...hot is to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIPM - At a picnic recently I noticed that James liked chocolate but didn't like jelly...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEUN - Are there more loaves in a dozen baker's dozen... ...or points in the...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNAY - What is it that goes up and goes down... ...but does not move...


ZJTN - A farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other...


ZWBX - What can go up a chimney down... ...but can't go down a chimney up...


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...


ZENA - What is the smallest integer which... ...when multiplied by 3 gives a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWZQ - What letter is missing from this sequence: A B G D E ==?==...


ZOJK - Water is to ice... ...as steam is to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHGX - What is the... ...10th prime number...


ZDOV - My shirt has 5 buttons, my cardigan has 2 buttons and my suit jacket has no...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBWT - Sam takes 20 days to write an article, Taylor takes 10 days to write an...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCXA - What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 6... ...gives a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGSO - Which four letter word can be placed between the two following words to make...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIBW - Someone purchases 1 for 38p, 23 for 76p and 102 for 1.14. What are they...


ZZYM - Iron is to shirt as steam roller is to...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZYO - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: During the recent...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZETS - What is the 1000th prime number...


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAPP - What letter comes next in this sequence: B R A I N B...
Puzzle Copyright © 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. How old is...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCHT - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 6 24 120...


ZELV - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 11 20 31 44...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNDM - What are the next two numbers in this sequence: 202 122 232 425 262 728 ==?==...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOSU - What number comes next in this sequence: 15 20 20 6 6 19 19 5 14...


ZHSX - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 2 4 8 11 33 37 148...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVKU - Can you find three words... ...which contain two consecutive i's...


ZJJD - What animal comes next in this sequence: dog rooster monkey sheep horse...


ZOYR - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 8 13 21 30 36...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCVD - What letter comes next in this sequence: A E H L O S...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYWV - At the bread factory 2 bakers can make and bake 6 batches of rolls in 3...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHOH - Using a tap, a container of 9 litres and a container of 4 litres... ...can...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXYE - How far can... ...a horse run into a forest...


ZTTM - An explorer went wandering one day, one mile south, then one mile east, then...


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...
Puzzle Copyright © 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....


ZDHD - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As defendants, we...
Puzzle Copyright © 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...


ZTYP - What is the smallest integer, which... ...when multiplied by 7 gives a...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZMN - Which is the odd one out: curtain, door, veil, shutter,...
Puzzle Copyright © 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 3-letter word to make two...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVGH - What is the next letter in this sequence: E H L O S...


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


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...


ZNPA - Consider an arrow in flight towards a target. At any given moment of time,...


ZKUM - This statement is false...


ZDFQ - Focus on this conundrum, do it quickly, and do it slowly. What is so wrong...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDIM - The following sentence is true. The previous sentence is false...


ZLHJ - What well known saying is this: lla ta devol evah ot reven naht tsol dna...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


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...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRLO - These words have had their vowels removed, can you replace them to find some...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEVJ - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: Alex's aches and...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEMQ - My local shop wanted to create a sign that said PUZZLES, and they had the...
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ZNID - Traffic was bad going to work this morning. I only managed to average 30...


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