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The middle of the triangle contains the square root of the sum of the three surrounding numbers.
Puzzle 450
Can you tell what this rebus is?
ONCE
12:01
[Ref: ZLAF]
Hint: Say what you see.
Answer: Once upon a time.
Puzzle 451
After visiting my Great Aunt Anne, I travelled home in her old jalopy. The car was old and battered, it had a leak from the petrol tank, and I was stuck in second gear.
This meant that I could only travel along at a steady 30 miles per hour and managed a paltry 20 miles per gallon of fuel.
At the start of the journey I had placed exactly 10 gallons of fuel into the tank. I knew though, that the fuel tank lost fuel at the rate of half a gallon per hour.
Just as I arrived home, the car stopped because it had run out of fuel and I had only just made it.
Hint: These are the first letters of the words: A, C, D, D, I, L, M, N, P, R.
Answer:
acq + uit + tal = acquittal
con + duc + tor = conductor
dec + kch + air = deckchair
dif + fer + ent = different
imp + ort + ant = important
lig + htn + ing = lightning
myt + hol + ogy = mythology
new + sag + ent = newsagent
pol + ice + man = policeman
rec + tan + gle = rectangle
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