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
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Hint: The creature begins with the letter F.
- - U T E >>
F L U T E
C - - E L >> C A M E L
S T - - G >> S T I N G
C A R - - >> C A R G O
How many hexagon-type shapes, in total, can you find in this puzzle. Clue: there are more than 45.
[Ref: ZEIA] © Kevin Stone
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Hint: Look at the different sizes.
Answer: There are 64 hexagon-type shapes in total.
There are 37 single hexagons, 19 hexagons which contain 7 smaller hexagons, 7 hexagons which contain 19 smaller hexagons and one large hexagon which contains all of the smaller hexagons.
Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters, to spell five 4-letter words.
[Ref: ZPYT] © Elliott Line This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.34) and is used with permission.
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Hint: One of the words is FREE.
Dare, Shin, Typo, Free and Lawn.
Starting with any number on the top row, make your way to the bottom, adding the numbers as you go.
Each time you go to the next row, you can move straight down, or one place to the left or right.
What is the highest total you can make? What is the lowest?
[Ref: ZHIZ] © Kevin Stone
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Hint: The lowest route contains more 2's than the highest route.
Highest = 24. Lowest = 12.