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Puzzle 209

A farmer wants to transport a fox, a chicken and some corn across a river.

They have a rowboat, but it can only carry the person and one other item.

If the fox and the chicken are alone together, the fox will eat the chicken.

If the chicken and the corn are alone together, the chicken will eat the corn.

How does the farmer do it?

[Ref: ZCXS]

Puzzle 210

Starting with a five letter word, change one letter to create a new word. This word is then changed by one letter to create another new word.

For example, DOG, DIG, FIG etc.

These words in turn mean:

a gaggle of geese
a device for measuring time
what you can do with a mouse
a baby chicken
a device to prevent wheels from moving
a surprise
a small house
a pile of cards
a small piece of wood
unable to move

Puzzle 211

This arrow is currently pointing from South to North.

Move one line and add one other to leave the arrow pointing from East to West.

Lloyd has created an excellent book of lateral puzzles

Puzzle 212

The BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel.

In order to open the safe you have to press every single button once only, in the correct sequence, ending on the button marked E.

Each button clearly states which button to press next, for example, 2U means move up 2 buttons and 3R means move right 3 buttons.

 3R 4R 2R 2D 2R 4D 2D 2R 1U 1U 3D 2D 1R 2L 3D 1D 3R 1R 2L 4L 1D 1U 4R 2L 3D 2D 2L 4L 4U 1L 2D E 2R 1D 4L 1R 1D 1R 4U 2R 3L 1D 5U 5U 2L 2R 2U 5U 2L