Can you complete this grid of letters. Each line is a valid 5 letter word with its first and last letter missing.
The missing letters form a word when read downwards and the same word appears both at the start and at the end.
What is the missing word?
[Ref: ZESK] © Kevin Stone
Hint: The missing word begins with the letter E.
Answer: The missing word is ELBOW.
What is represented by this BrainBat?
Answer: Once in a blue moon: [ONCE in 'A Blue Moon'].
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central
D and no letter can be used twice, however, the letters do not have to be connected. Proper nouns are not allowed, however, plurals are. Can you find the nine letter word?
Excellent: 56 words. Good: 42 words. Average: 31 words.
[Ref: ZLMY] © Kevin Stone
Hint: Every word must contain the central letter.
accident, ACCIDENTS, acid, acted, aid, aide, and, ascend, aside, cad, cadet, candies, caned, cased, cited, dais, dance, date, dean, decant, den, dent, descant, DESICCANT, detain, dice, die, diet, din, dine, disc, distance, edict, edit, end, iced, id, idea, instead, sad, said, sand, sated, sedan, send, side, sited, snide, stained, stand, stead, tad, tend, tide, tied, tined.
accident, ACCIDENTS, aced, acid, acids, acned, acted, ad, adit, adits, ads, aid, aide, aides, and, ands, anted, ascend, asdic, aside, cad, cade, cadent, cades, cadet, cadets, cadi, cadis, cads, caid, caids, candies, caned, canid, canids, canted, cased, cedi, cedis, cited, dace, daces, dais, dance, dances, date, dates, de, dean, deans, decant, decants, deist, den, dens, dent, dents, descant, DESICCANT, destain, detain, detains, dicast, dice, dices, dicta, die, dies, diet, diets, din, dine, dines, dins, dint, dints, dis, disc, discant, distance, dit, dita, ditas, dite, dites, dits, ed, edict, edicts, edit, edits, end, ends, iced, id, idea, ideas, ides, ids, incased, instead, nicad, nicads, nide, nides, sad, sade, sadi, said, sained, sainted, sand, saned, sated, scad, scandic, scanted, scend, sedan, send, sicced, side, sited, sned, snide, stade, staid, stained, stand, staned, stead, stied, tad, tads, ted, teds, teind, teinds, tend, tends, tide, tides, tied, tined, tsade, tsadi.