Place the following words into the grid:
MERCURY VENUS EARTH MARS SATURN URANUS NEPTUNE PLUTO
Note, Jupiter is NOT in the list.
[Ref: ZPSJ] © Cihan Altay
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZPSJ
Hint: Neptune is diagonal.
BrainBashers Snail Race
At last year's BrainBashers snail race, 10 fine snail completed the tabletop course.
Predictably, as per every year, the results mysteriously went missing.
However, various spectators remembered the following snippets of information:
Simple Simon lost to Zebra Wings.
Zebra Wings beat Simple Simon, Frogman's Flippers and Apple Pie.
Fizzy Pop lost to Minty Mouth, Simple Simon and CD Player.
Frogman's Flippers beat Windy Hill, CD Player and Simple Simon.
Top Hat lost to CD Player, Kippers and Apple Pie.
CD Player beat Top Hat and Fizzy Pop.
Apple Pie lost to Zebra Wings and Simple Simon.
Kippers lost to Apple Pie and Frogman's Flippers.
Frogman's Flippers beat Fizzy Pop, Minty Mouth and CD Player.
CD Player lost to Frogman's Flippers, Kippers and Apple Pie.
Top Hat beat Fizzy Pop and Windy Hill.
Minty Mouth lost to Windy Hill and Simple Simon.
Windy Hill lost to Apple Pie and CD Player.
Can you work out who finished where?
[Ref: ZEEF] © Kevin Stone
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZEEF
Hint: Who finished first?
Can you add two lines to complete this sequence of towers?
[Ref: ZKNL] © Lloyd King. Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZKNL
Hint: Look at the tops of the towers.
Add the two lines to the second tower from the left to complete the 'X' in the inverted letter sequence U, V, W, X, Y forming the towers' roofs.
[Ref: ZGKK] © Kevin Stone
Direct Link: www.brainbashers.com?ZGKK
Hint: These are the first letters of the names: F, T, W, S, F, T, T, T, S, M.