Can you fill the thermometers with mercury, such that the numbers outside the grid indicate how many cells in each row and column contain mercury.
Mercury always starts filling from the bottom of a thermometer and not every thermometer has to contain mercury.
[Ref: ZVFT] © Johan de Ruiter Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles.
Hint: Tops of thermometers can't be filled unless the bottoms are.
Using the digits 1 to 9, create three 3-digit numbers. The second number is twice the first. The third number is three times the first.
[Ref: ZGEB] Submitted by Adailton J. Chiaradia.
Hint: The first number starts with 3.
What is represented by this BrainBat?
Answer: A paradox: a pair of Docs.
Or Paramedics: a pair of medics.
Below, 10 nine letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These chunks have been mixed up, no chunk is used twice and all chunks are used. Can you determine what the 10 words are?
som one dbr pen rtm ber
nes ent ive eph eti ens
mes off eak eid sep win
erd tel day ter wed tem
aft apa own car ern oon
[Ref: ZVLW] © Kevin Stone
Hint: The first letters of the words are W, E, S, A, S, C, O, T, W, A.
Windbreak, eiderdown, sometimes, afternoon, September, carpenter, offensive, telephone, Wednesday, apartment.
Using the BrainTracker grid below, how many words can you find? Each word must contain the central
K 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: 34 words. Good: 22 words. Average: 18 words.
[Ref: ZDRZ] © Kevin Stone
Hint: Every word must contain the central letter.
click, clicks, clock, clocks, CLOCKWISE, cockle, cockles, coke, cokes, elk, elks, ilk, kilo, kilos, lick, licks, like, likes, lock, locks, sick, sickle, silk, skew, ski, slick, sock, wick, wicks, wok, woke, woks.
click, clicks, clock, clocks, CLOCKWISE, cockle, cockles, coke, cokes, cowlick, cowlicks, elk, elks, ick, ilk, ilks, kilo, kilos, koel, koels, koi, kos, lek, leks, lick, licks, like, likes, lock, locks, oke, okes, sick, sickle, sicko, sike, silk, skew, ski, slick, sock, soke, wick, wicks, wok, woke, woks.