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Puzzle 406

• When complete, each of the seven rows will contain a common seven-letter word.
• All of the words have the same third letter, and all of the words have the same fifth letter (and is not the same as the third letter).
• The first column will give you the name of a famous poet.

[Ref: ZLRY] © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.01) and is used with permission.

Puzzle 407

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.

Puzzle 408

You have 12 coins, one of which is fake. The fake coin is indistinguishable from the rest except that it is either heavier or lighter, but you don't know which. Can you determine which is the fake coin and whether it is lighter or heavier using a balance scale and only 3 weighings?

[Ref: ZLKY]

Puzzle 409

Daft Dave did such a good job of the housing estate, he was asked to paint the room numbers on all of the doors of the fourth floor of the local hotel. He painted all of the numbers from 400 to 499. How many times did he paint the number 4?

[Ref: ZULZ] © Kevin Stone

Puzzle 410

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: 55 words. Good: 42 words. Average: 33 words.

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[Ref: ZEBD] © Kevin Stone

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