     Puzzle 197 Which of the four shapes comes next in this sequence? [Puzzle Code = ZBBE] Copyright © Elliott LineThis puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (193.06) and is used with permission.    Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZBBE Hint: Perhaps looking around the shapes will help. Answer: C. The shapes are the spaces between the digits in the numbers 27, 28, 29 and 30, therefore C is the correct answer, as it is the space between the digits in the number 31.  Puzzle 198 What shape completes the bottom line? triangle pentagon square square hexagon hexagon square pentagon hexagon hexagon hexagon square triangle hexagon octagon octagon octagon octagon ==?== [Puzzle Code = ZGOE] Copyright © Kevin Stone    Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZGOE Hint: Consider the number of sides involved. Answer: Square. Square the first shape's sides and the remaining shapes add up to this number. E.g.    triangle pentagon square       >> 3x3 = 5 + 4    square hexagon hexagon square       >> 4x4 = 6 + 6 + 4 Therefore:    hexagon octagon octagon octagon octagon square       >> 6x6 = 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 4 Puzzle 199 These words have had their vowels removed. Can you replace the vowels to make some vegetables: cbbg clflwr ccmbr crgtt crrt clrc [Puzzle Code = ZPXP] Copyright © Kevin Stone    Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZPXP Hint: The words are all vegetables. Answer: cbbg   = cabbage clflwr = cauliflower ccmbr  = cucumber crgtt  = courgette crrt   = carrot clrc   = celeriac Puzzle 200 Below are ten words which have been split in half. The first column has all of the starts and the second column has all of the ends. Can you pair the letters and remake the ten common words? BO   AF BR   RE FO   NE GO   AF HO   KE JO   EW LE   IN LO   AM LO   ND SO   PE [Puzzle Code = ZQIA] Copyright © Kevin Stone    Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZQIA Hint: One of the words is GONE. Answer: BO + ND = BOND BR + EW = BREW FO + AM = FOAM GO + NE = GONE HO + PE = HOPE JO + KE = JOKE LE + AF = LEAF LO + AF = LOAF LO + IN = LOIN SO + RE = SORE     