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Scrabble Tournament
Scrabble Tournament
Last weekend was the national Scrabble tournament, held in New York City. Four finalists played three games against each other to determine the national Scrabble champion of the year. The finalists had been playing Scrabble for years and competition was fierce...
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The Hatfield House Maze
The Hatfield House Maze
Enter a garden maze at one entrance, then pass through the maze's center and after that leave it on the opposite side. That is the simple objective of the Maze at Hatfield House.
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Key Word
Key Word
When the four arrows on the four keys are replaced with some respective letters on them, a very familiar word can be typed with those keys. What word it could be?
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Serpentine Lines
Choose from among of eight serpentine lines only three ones which can be stack up so that they will form a beautiful grid...
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Simple Train Exchange
Simple Train Exchange
Help two trains to pass by safely on a narrow segment of railroad using only a switch that is large enough to hold either an engine or a car at a time. So how on this simple exchange?
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The Six Pencils
The Six Pencils
Another gem in our series of puzzles where several things should be placed so that each of them touches every other. This time you'll need... six and more pencils.
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Move the Train
Move the Train
A train engine that was pulling over a hundred cars loaded with freight came to a stop at a junction. The engine detached and a new train engine backed up and coupled onto the long line of freight cars. The new engine then tried to move forward... but was unable to budge the long line of heavy freight cars...
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Heavy Weight
Heavy Weight
Two weighings are required to identify the heavier thing among the four identical ones. Two weighings are required for the nine things as well. But how on it in the latter case?..
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The Lost Star
The Lost Star
Several triangles and quadrangles joined together create an intricate pattern where some perfect star is hidden. Discover that lost one.
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Tea-Fest
Tea-Fest
Tonight the teashop in town, Bags with Riches, is having a tea-fest. Along with tasty snacks and pastries, they’ll have a number of different teas available for customers to try, free of charge. Determine the full name of each person working at the teashop, the favorite flavored tea of each worker, and the snack each worker made for the event.
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Spider Ride
Spider Ride
What is the shortest trip for a spider to get from one spot on a rectangular box to another? Does the straight and clear line that it seems to be at first sight will be the shortest?
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Pencil Illusion
Pencil Illusion
Three pencils are drawn on the surface of a cylinder. When you rotate the cylinder clockwise you'll discover that the three pencils turned... into just too. How this could happen?
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