Can you circle exactly
three numbers to make a total of 19?
[Ref: ZLBV] © Kevin Stone
Hint: There is a little trick to this puzzle.
12 + 6 + 1 = 19.
Note that the puzzle didn't ask for three digits to be circled!
Can you complete the following four 5-letter words. The missing letters, in order, spell an living creature.
_ _ U T E
C _ _ E L
S T _ _ G
C A R _ _
[Ref: ZFDK] © Kevin Stone
Hint: The creature begins with the letter F.
F L U T E
C A M E L
S T I N G
C A R G O
The BrainBashers calculator is low on batteries again. The following multiplication is wrong.
Each line has the correct numbers, but mixed up. The solution is correct though.
[Ref: ZTDT] © Kevin Stone
Hint: The top number begins with 4.
4,217 x 5,237 = 22,084,429.
What is represented by this BrainBat?
[Ref: ZOMZ] © Kevin Stone
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: 70 words. Good: 50 words. Average: 35 words.
[Ref: ZJUC] © Kevin Stone
Hint: Every word must contain the central letter.
add, adder, adore, adored, adorn, adorned, and, anode, ant, dad, dare, dared, darn, darned, dart, darted, date, dated, dead, dean, dear, den, dent, DEODORANT, do, dodo, doe, don, donate, donated, done, donor, door, dot, dread, drone, droned, end, nod, node, noted, oared, odd, ode, ranted, rated, read, red, road, rod, rode, rodent, rodeo, rooted, tad, tend, toad, toned, tornado, trade, traded, tread, trend, trod, trodden.
ad, add, adder, ado, adore, adored, adorn, adorned, and, anode, anted, ardent, atoned, dad, dado, dander, dare, dared, darn, darned, dart, darted, date, dated, dater, dato, de, dead, dean, dear, den, dent, deodar, DEODORANT, derat, do, doat, doated, dodo, doe, doer, don, dona, donate, donated, donator, done, donor, door, dor, dorado, dore, dot, dotard, dote, doted, doter, dread, drone, droned, ed, eddo, end, nard, nerd, nod, nodder, node, noted, oared, od, odd, odder, ode, odea, odeon, odonate, odor, odorant, odored, orad, orated, ordo, oread, rad, radon, rand, ranted, rated, ratooned, read, readd, red, redan, redd, redo, redon, rend, road, roadeo, rod, rode, rodent, rodeo, rondo, rood, rooted, tad, tandoor, tardo, tared, ted, tend, toad, tod, toed, tondo, toned, tornado, trad, trade, traded, tread, trend, trod, trodden, trode.