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This page shows all of the puzzles in the BrainBashers collection. You can see them in full detail (with images, etc) on the main puzzles page.


ZGQN - You find yourself playing a game with your friend. It is played with a deck of ...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZRFG - Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZRTD - What number is three-quarters of eight-ninths of one-half of 2001?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMVO - What word is missing from this sequence: begin inch channel elastic ? cellar ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNLA - At the recent BrainBashers downhill mountain bike race four entrants entered ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAGW - Complete these four letter words. The first letters form a word reading down ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRZL - How many squares of any size can you find on this chessboard that do not ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLCG - If four kittens can catch four toys in four minutes how many toys can twelve ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZINR - After the recent BrainBashers drone racing contest the four contestants were ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVZH - Using all of the letters A to Z each once only complete these common words: ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDFX - I recently travelled from my home town to a distant music concert on a pedal ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEPE - Which number when written as a word makes this true: Cleverly there are exactly ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIJL - Below are thirteen five-letter everyday words each of which has had two of its ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIXB - At the local model boat club four friends were talking about their boats. There ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZMR - Can you find a number such that its double is fourteen more than its quarter?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWJI - These five words are connected somehow which word is missing? ORIGAMI REPTILIAN ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZURT - In this puzzle all of the numbers from 1 to 8 are used. The differences (larger ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHEF - By changing the third letter of each of the words below can you make another ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCGQ - Hidden below are eight 7-letter words. Each word begins with the central S and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNWV - I am compiling the new BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains lots more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIFY - Take a set of three letters from the left column and a set of three letters ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDPX - How many squares of any size can you find on this chessboard that do not ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRIL - During a recent BrainBashers thinking contest(!) the total number of points ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOYA - Moving from letter to letter using the moves of a chess knight can you find the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEFV - After a local bank robbery four suspects were interviewed. Below is a summary ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJWJ - The results of a recent Chess tournament between five close rivals is described ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTJK - What word comes next: jangled febrifuge marbles apricot mayflower jungle ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVLZ - What four-digit number has Digit 2 smaller than Digit 4 which is two thirds of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIRD - From each of these words remove one letter and then rearrange the remaining ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDNQ - Can you find the number that best completes this puzzle?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBIL - During the recent BrainBashers Football Competition 5 teams were competing.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFZK - hwayetritipzl omnltesnhsuze
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYOT - Here is a snippet of section A of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRBH - Last week I travelled from London to Stoke. On the first day I travelled one ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXYR - Below 9 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPXQ - Can you find a five-digit number that has no zeros nor ones in it and no digit ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZISK - The recent BrainBashers annual marathon has just taken place. The judges have ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBUN - Below are safari animals however each letter has been replaced by its position ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAXQ - Can you find at least 10 different colours hidden in the following paragraph? ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZENX - Frankie the Squirrel can find one acorn in 15 minutes and Glenn the Squirrel ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSEA - Below you will find 15 well-known seven-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRDF - Four clowns were getting ready for the evening's performance. From the clothes ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQOI - What word most logically goes in the brackets: EASY [HEAD] HARD OOZE [----] ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSXC - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKCX - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXLF - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBEI - At the recent BrainBashers code-breaking convention Billie Brisk won the speed ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVHE - What 5-digit number am I thinking of? It has two prime digits. Digit 3 is the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSAO - At the end of the last volleyball season the main results table had been ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNCT - These words have had their vowels (AEIOU) removed can you replace them to find ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNKP - Last week I drove from Aardvark to Beeville. On the first day I travelled 1/3 ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOIV - Imagine a chessboard of size 20 X 20 instead of the normal 8 x 8. How many ...


ZXSC - After the local BrainBashers Horse Show some friends were telling everyone who ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDBX - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYVT - This famous river has a number of cities along its course. What is its name?
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZNXG - My local library decided to hand out some of its old books to the 1400 people ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGZM - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a binary code contest took ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEEG - Each of these sets of arrows represents a word - what are the words?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCBS - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJFC - Here is a curious grid! The sums of the shapes are shown at the end of each row ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZINF - Below you will find well-known eight-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZVA - Last week I travelled from Birmingham to Glasgow (via bicycle). On the first ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAYQ - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As a keen ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIGY - What number comes next in this sequence: 914275 94275 9475 975 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGKO - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKPU - How many squares have been placed in the drawing below?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTAH - Last week I travelled from London to Leeds a distance I measured as 174 miles.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCVZ - Can you find a five-digit number that has no zeros and no digit is repeated ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOAN - Here is the latest BrainBashers questionnaire how well can you do? Q1. The ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNB - Hidden in the grid below are eight 7-letter words. Each word begins with the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWOL - My local bus company has recently expanded and no longer has enough room inside ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTOX - In my collection of classical music I have a range of pieces that last 6 7 8 ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPLM - Below are thirteen 5 lettered words each of which has had two of its letters ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJLX - During a recent gymnastics gala four athletes competed in three events the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZYU - Within the BrainBashers school the science department has three disciplines. In ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTKI - How many squares of any size are on a board divided up into 6 squares by 6 ...


ZYJU - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZROR - At the recent spring fayre four keen gardeners were displaying their fine ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLXH - Starting with a five-letter word change one letter to create a new word. This ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQPU - What comes next in this sequence: iron bromine uranium argon ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKWM - Using all of the letters of the alphabet once only complete these words: -E--A ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWTB - Using the new BrainBashers programming language BrainBasic the following words ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVZB - In the following sum the digits 0 to 9 have all been used. O = Odd E = Even ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNEC - A large freshwater reservoir has two types of drainage system. Small pipes and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJCD - During a recent plane and train spotting contest five eager entrants were lined ...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZBFF - Which word is the odd one out: seventy brawl clover proper carrot swing change ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYWM - Can you find every occurrence of the word LOVE that appears in this grid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNTH - My current age is the age of my favourite book (which is 14 years old) plus one ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUYK - After a local art theft six suspects were interviewed. Below is a summary of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZQO - Each of these words can be split in half and two letters can be placed in the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQIO - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOFE - Yesterday I went for a short bicycle ride around the local lakes. As the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYNI - During the latest round of the BrainBashers school triathlon Hayden was fourth.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYIT - The Miller's Puzzle - 'The Canterbury Puzzles And Other Curious Problems' by ...


ZUII - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
Puzzle Copyright © Alan Stillson and Frank Longo


ZKGX - There are three houses and three utilities: water gas and electricity. Your ...


ZWJD - Hidden in these sentences are the numbers 1 to 10 (in words). A number might ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJRZ - Using the clues from below can you find ten words? Once you have placed the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMJP - Take away eight of the matches below and leave one matchstick behind. There are ...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZSQB - In the local wood there are a number of trees. On these trees there are a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUZN - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGSB - Six people whose names are Fred Alberts Larry Smith Brian Martin Marty Jones ...
Puzzle Copyright © David Leithauser


ZKRV - Can you find the anagrams of the following words? COAGULATE CAVITATES BACTERIAL ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDJB - At midnight at the start of Monday January 1st Professor Stone set two ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSGJ - A 'complete' word is a word in which every letter in turn can be replaced by ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOTY - Alex and Blake were rowing their canoe along the River Trent. In the morning ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWSC - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right adding up the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCZL - What letter comes next in this sequence: E O E R E ?


ZNNJ - Five People were all taking a vacation in Shriekville unfortunately all of ...
Puzzle Copyright © The Logic Zone


ZLIA - Below are thirteen 5 lettered everyday words each of which has had two of its ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDWI - Hidden in the grid below are 6 hidden animals. Once you have crossed off the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNFV - During a recent trip to Scotland I filled my petrol tank to the top a total of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXWW - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSVE - Below you can find 8 words that have had their beginnings and endings removed.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXLN - Complete this grid with the digits 1 to 6 to make the sum correct. Perform each ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNMB - Alex is a keen dog admirer and over the years has had a number of dogs. Alex ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAUE - Which of the five black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZJNF - By changing the second letter of each word below you can make another valid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQTF - The final of the BrainBashers triathlon was a close run thing. The whole ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVVT - Farmer Stone is quite an eccentric dairy farmer. He originally had a total of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSLQ - Starting in the bottom left corner what is the highest total you can make? You ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXEN - Below you can find a proverb. The letters have been converted to their location ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEWF - Last week I decided to cycle to my Grandparents's house. On the first day I ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSDO - The BrainBashers Speed Skating championship was recently completed however the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGCN - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPSJ - Place the following words into the grid: MERCURY VENUS EARTH MARS SATURN URANUS ...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZXQO - How many squares of any size can you find on this chessboard which do not ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYTT - If 7/28 of 64 is 16 and 9/12 of 100 is 75 and 3/9 of 33 is 11 what is 5/15 of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEEF - At last year's BrainBashers snail race 10 fine snails completed the tabletop ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKNL - Can you add two lines to complete this sequence of towers?
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZIJY - Below you will find 10 seven-letter words with only their endings remaining.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSWH - Can you find the three missing numbers each of which is written as a word? For ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLBV - Can you circle exactly three numbers and make a total of 19?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZEQ - Place the words below into pairs. You will then have 5 lots of eight letters ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXGG - After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full. I ate 5 and gave Alex ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFFC - What comes next in this sequence: elgnairt erauqs nogatnep nogaxeh nogatpeh ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGKK - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCTJ - Using the clues below can you find 8 four-letter words? Once you have placed ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUVM - You have a very large number of generic plastic building blocks each in the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYQO - My 7658 is a large stick. My 5634 is a strong desire. My 712 holds animals. My ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKRC - Which square which circle and which triangle has the closest area to the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKPQ - Can you draw a line through all of the edges in this picture? Each side is ...


ZFSL - The other day I was sitting in my local tavern The Spyglass which overlooks the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Lloyd King


ZPJX - For being good at the garden fayre four children were each given two sweets.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUKB - How many squares of any size can you find on this chessboard that do not ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJLL - The question is somewhere in the grid. W B H F S K F V J P Z H S S H T J P P N ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEHJ - Below are thirteen common 5-letter words each of which has had two of its ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNGR - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right one square at ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBBE - Which of the four shapes comes next in this sequence:
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (193.06) and is used with permission.


ZGOE - What shape completes the bottom line? triangle pentagon square square hexagon ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPXP - These words have had their vowels removed. Can you replace the vowels to make ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQIA - Below are ten words that have been split in half. The first column has all the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQRF - After a local bank robbery five suspects were interviewed. Below is a summary ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXJG - Can you draw a continuous line that travels in order from 1 to 6? You can only ...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZQVP - At the local sweet shop three particularly nice sweets are on special offer. A ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEOW - Below are thirteen five-letter everyday words each of which has had two of its ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXDB - One fine morning twelve intrepid travellers found themselves facing a rather ...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZADV - Below you will find 15 well-known six-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXNW - A numismatist decides to divide their coin collection between their children.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHBL - I recently gave a new carriage clock to my friend for their birthday. However ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCJP - At the local sports club some veteran members were photographed together for ...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZNWN - Can you find the sum of the second column?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSAT - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: After many years ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZQF - Which one of these letters is the odd one out?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBQS - Which of the four black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZQUH - These words can all have a letter added and then be rearranged to make a new ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHAD - Which country is hidden in the paragraph below? Aliens landed in downtown ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSVQ - If EELS + MARK + BEST + WARY = EASY What does HELP + BARK + WARD + LEAD equal?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIWD - At the local games evening four people were competing in the draughts and chess ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWOH - Can you find anagrams of each of the words below? Each of the words has more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLEL - Customer services at BrainBashers headquarters received the following letter ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGWK - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 23 124 1251 26127 128129 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGBD - At last month's rehearsal four top athletes competed in two qualifying 400 ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTNI - Below are thirteen words each of which has had two letters removed. The ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMBD - Which country has been hidden in the paragraph below: The local habitat around ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBVT - In the illustration we have a sketch of Sir Edwyn de Tudor going to rescue his ...


ZOKL - During the recent BrainBashers school sports day four students were competing ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNMV - Which of the six black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZOMD - My first is in bridge but not in ridge. My second is in awake and in mistake.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDTU - A kind old person decided to give 12 sweets to each of the adults in the town ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVBY - The second group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table waiting ...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZZEC - Below are five book titles. Each title has had the spaces removed and then ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQZE - Place an arrow in each empty square. Every arrow can either point left or right ...
Puzzle Copyright © Johan de Ruiter
Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Arrow Puzzles.


ZHRT - A large fresh water reservoir has two types of drainage system: small pipes and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTNY - The river Pregel runs through the town of Konigsburg. In the river are two ...


ZSQP - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJG - A very long time ago at the beginning of the week I was given some money for my ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNX - Can you identify this common sequence:
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGDD - You find yourself playing a game with your friend. It is played with a deck of ...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZMZL - Which of the six black shapes is/are identical to the red one? There may be ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZXTO - The infamous BrainBashers encyclopedia has been suffering from its usual ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUXV - Which one of these sentences is the odd one out? Sam wanted another newt. Every ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGIR - The first group of trainee astronauts are all sitting around the table waiting ...
Puzzle Copyright © Randall Fine


ZXIQ - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDMN - Complete the fifth circle with the correct dots.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKLD - Three teachers were discussing how long they had been teaching. Alex and Blake ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVJV - You find yourself playing a game with your friend. It is played with a deck of ...
Puzzle Copyright © E.J. Shamblen


ZDYR - Which of the seven black shapes is identical to the red one? There may be more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Robert A. Hartmann


ZNFZ - Below you will find 15 well-known six-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYFP - What day would tomorrow be if yesterday was five days before the day after ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIXY - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAGD - Below you will find ten common 6-letter words however every other letter is ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPYU - Mamma's Age - 'Amusements In Mathematics' by Henry Ernest Dudeney (1917).


ZFKX - Imagine a bottle recycling skip empty other than one lonely bottle. Every hour ...


ZTAB - Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters to spell ...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (195.13) and is used with permission.


ZRJA - Each of the 6-letter words below can be mixed up and then broken down into two ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFLW - Below you will find 15 well-known six-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJMF - Below you will find 10 well-known six-letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDBT - Can you create a sentence that contains the word 'and' five times in a row? ...


ZZVV - Each empty white square in the grid contains one of the numbers 1 2 3 8. Each ...
Puzzle Copyright © Erich Friedman


ZEQH - I was having trouble sleeping last night and I tossed and turned well into the ...


ZTBA - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJE - Below are five phrases that have been tinkered with. Rearrange the words so ...
Puzzle Copyright © Carl Ginnow
Used with permission from rec.puzzles


ZBTC - Your objective is to place some diagonal mirrors into the grid. If a ray of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (196.26) and is used with permission.


ZNQL - During a recent music festival four DJs entered the mixing contest. Each wore a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYZN - Freddie was in love - with three girls from his school! He couldn't decide ...
Puzzle Copyright © Rodins Ltd


ZKOT - What letter comes next in this sequence: M V E M J ?


ZFCI - I'm amazing 'cause I've got the force To hold down a cow or a horse As you've ...
Puzzle Copyright © Alan Stillson
Website: www.stillsonworks.com


ZEGX - Four friends were discussing their prize winning carp. There were four ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCSB - At a musical recital five students (John Kate Larry Mary and Nick) performed ...
Puzzle Copyright © Chris Joh


ZNSV - Many years ago a cruise liner sank in the middle of the ocean. The castaways ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFJQ - Many years ago befor modern educashun in the new millenium one problem in ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZKV - Can you fill the thermometers with mercury such that the numbers outside the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Johan de Ruiter
Visit www.puzzlepicnic.com for more Thermometer Puzzles.


ZRZH - Four friends were competing in the internationally renowned BrainBashers Bog ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVNP - What is the next number in this sequence: 14 91 62 53 64 96 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZURU - Below are thirteen 5 lettered words each of which has had two of its letters ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNDY - Can you place a common 4-letter word into each of the brackets to create two ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIAG - A local angler caught a large trawler load of haddock. They decided to donate ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSRG - Place all of the digits from 1 to 9 into the circles so that the sum of the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZEJH - At the local nursery school I was chatting to my daughter's friends and noticed ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZACP - What is the 20th prime number?


ZYBC - Five tree surgeons are waiting to start their day's work in the local forest ...
Puzzle Copyrighted. Created by Kevin Stone using Brain Cell.


ZKSK - A trout's tail weighs eight pounds. Its head weighs as much as the tail and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFDK - Can you complete the following four 5-letter words. The missing letters in ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEIA - How many hexagon-type shapes in total can you find in this puzzle? Clue: there ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPYT - Add lines to this grid and create five areas that each have 4 letters to spell ...
Puzzle Copyright © Elliott Line
This puzzle appeared in Mensa's EnigmaSig (194.34) and is used with permission.


ZHIZ - Starting with any number on the top row make your way to the bottom adding the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIZG - Four shepherds were watching over their flocks and they were commenting on how ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLPQ - What word can prefix (go before) these letters to make a valid word in each ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQRW - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: We told Cliff to ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCIK - Just last week Stacey's nieces and nephews met up to go to the cinema to see ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKDH - Each of these words can have the same letter placed at the beginning and the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMHZ - Move from letter to letter and collect the necessary letters for FIND (in any ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZICD - What number comes next in this sequence: 31 30 31 31 ? Note: the answer is NOT ...


ZEQO - What letter comes next in this sequence: P O I U Y T ?


ZEVM - Place the digits from 1 to 9 in each closed area so that the sum of the digits ...
Puzzle Copyright © Cihan Altay


ZBCD - Look at the following sentence once and once only how many times can you find ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRJI - The following words have had their vowels removed can you find the missing ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHNZ - Daniel has the same number of brothers as sisters. His sister Laura has twice ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSHC - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZADD - These five business people represented different companies at a recent trade ...
Puzzle Copyright © Rodins Ltd


ZCNS - Below you will find 15 well-known five letter words with only their endings ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHQK - My special BrainBashers clock works in a very odd way. It only ever shows the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZESK - Can you complete this grid of letters. Each line is a valid 5 letter word with ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZILN - Place the digits 1 to 8 into the grid. The numbers you can see are the totals ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLRW - By changing the second letter of each word below you can make another valid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNCV - As oou oan oee oy poinoer oepoacos eoero thord oetoer oito tho leoteo 'o'. How ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYLQ - How many squares of any size can you find on this chessboard that do not ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNDX - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph? Welsh horses are my ...
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ZYEA - Can you complete the grid without forming a 3-In-A-Row of the same colour. Each ...
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ZIIQ - What is the name of this city?
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ZAJG - In each of these 5 words can you change the underlined letter to produce 5 new ...
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ZCEJ - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
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ZJCL - Some months have 30 days some have 31 but how many have 28 days?


ZDDT - Customer services at BrainBashers headquarters received the following letter ...
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ZRWB - Below 10 countries have been broken into chunks of letters. These chunks have ...
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ZEXF - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault I did a listing of ...
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ZCCR - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZCXS - Kevin wants to go and see his brother who lives across the valley and he wants ...


ZAHN - This arrow is currently pointing from South to North. Move one line and add one ...
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ZPUC - My first is in kendo but not in squash. My second is in hurdles and in hunting.
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ZWCO - What is so unusual about this sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy ...


ZQZZ - Alex's child Drew is exactly one fifth of Alex's age. In 21 years Alex will be ...
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ZSXK - After the recent BrainBashers annual marathon the judges were comparing notes ...
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ZJGT - Hidden in the grid below are eight 7-letter words. Each word begins with the ...
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ZWPF - What value of * makes the following correct:
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ZIZV - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZRQK - Daft Dave our local DIY expert is renovating the local hospital. He has to ...
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ZTZP - Combine the word fragments below to produce pairs of words that have opposite ...
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ZIMH - Two friends were driving from their home to Manchester Alex drove the first 90 ...
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ZFSC - During a recent police investigation Chief Inspector Stone was interviewing ...
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ZBOM - The legendary BrainBashers calendar had a recent bug. Here is a listing showing ...
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ZNNB - Exactly how many minutes is it before seven o'clock if 40 minutes ago it was ...
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ZDUC - Moving up or right what is the highest total you can make using the ...
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ZZVB - Below are seven countries whose letters have been scrambled. Once you have ...
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ZWTL - After a local bungled heist five suspects were being interviewed by the police.
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ZDEZ - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
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ZAPY - I recently went to the shop and purchased 4 items. Three of the items cost: ...
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ZSWW - After a recent spate of home improvements four couples were having a dinner ...
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ZUMS - Below you will find some eight-letter words with only their endings remaining.
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ZBQK - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: A parish newspaper ...
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ZSOP - There are four bungalows in our cul-de-sac. They are made from these materials: ...
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ZAFM - At a recent painting competition Emery's rendition of a Constable was not last.
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ZXYZ - I have a bottle and a straw which cost me 60 pence. The bottle cost 10 pence ...


ZQUZ - As my autumnal birthday approaches I like to collect leaves - a little bizarre ...
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ZVGV - Here is a snippet of section B of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam ...
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ZBQB - Complete the grid such that every row and column contains the digits 1 to 6.
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ZSKP - Take a word from the first column and a word from the second column to create 5 ...
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ZIWR - Daft Dale was washing windows on a multi-storey office building when a fall ...


ZVXI - Here is a snippet of section D of the curious multiple-choice entrance exam ...
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ZCDD - These 4-letter words can each have a letter added and then be rearranged to ...
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ZRSR - Fill in the missing numbers with the digits 1 to 9. A diamond shape in the ...
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ZRZE - During a recent expedition three intrepid adventurers were left stranded in the ...
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ZTNZ - At the recent BrainBashers Mixed National Hurdle trials ten contestants ...
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ZVZE - I started out on the journey from the forest with a full tank of fuel 12 ...
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ZIKX - At the local BrainBashers Sunday School meeting the teacher brought in some ...
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ZGBB - Alex can eat 27 chocolates in a hour Billie can eat 2 chocolates in 10 minutes ...
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ZJYZ - Can you find anagrams of the following words? ASPIRATE ALARMING BLEATING ...
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ZPOC - After a recent marathon the following was noted. Alex finished after Frankie.
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ZFXF - Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right how many ...
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ZUDY - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZETP - Matthew Shelborn frequently has to travel for his company which gives him a ...
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ZMKA - At the recent BrainBashers Championships 2022 the 100 metres heats were closely ...
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ZMFH - Which two letters come next in this sequence: ME VE EA MA JU SA UR ?


ZRYM - What letter comes next in this sequence: X L C D ?


ZQCQ - Three builders are laying a brick wall. Freddie can lay 1000 bricks in three ...
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ZTBG - The weather at the Cape of Good Hope makes it a notorious location where many ...
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ZCAG - Are there more: square inches in a piece of carpet 15 yards by 5 yards or feet ...
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ZHFJ - I recently asked my friend Alex to buy me some ribbon for my child's bonnet.
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ZNKT - As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven ...


ZHFC - Our local scrap merchant had to travel to the county recycling plant 60 miles ...
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ZJXI - I have three daughters and each has one brother. How many children do I have?
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ZCIV - Can you complete these common 5-letter words? -S-G- --R-F -ZU-- E--X- -P--C ...
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ZRNJ - I started a journey to my Aunt's yesterday with a full tank of gasoline 10 ...
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ZYMX - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a binary code contest took ...
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ZSSX - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: After falling off ...
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ZDVN - Can you find common anagrams of the following words: BINARY ABROAD RASCAL ...
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ZJSA - The legendary BrainBashers calendar has had a small problem. Here is a listing ...
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ZBOE - Using a tap a seven gallon container and a eleven gallon container can you ...
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ZPGD - Below are 8 Academy Award winners 4 female and 4 male. The letters of their ...
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ZVRC - This is a very special sequence and is complete but what is the missing letter? ...
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ZFHQ - If: SAFE + STAY + SOON + SKIP = STOP then: PINK + PORE + PUSH + PLOT = ?
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ZYUS - A local school teacher wanted to share 703 sweets equally between the pupils.
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ZOHI - What three-letter word best completes these words? CON HE EH MYR QUER ST
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ZSLY - Below you will find 9 well-known five letter words with only their endings ...
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ZFLF - Place a horizontal or a vertical line into every blank square. Each number ...
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ZRPG - Using the letters AAAAEERRRRTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
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ZQSQ - What comes next in this sequence: fawn bear lion mole ? Select from: seal duck ...
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ZEZT - Can you find three consecutive even numbers that total 85008 when multiplied ...
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ZZPN - At a recent bowling match two games were played. Kelly beat Sam in both games ...
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ZWSK - Unluckily last week I lost my measuring tape. It was unlucky as I had to ...
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ZEWS - Add one Z to the following word to form another valid English word: LEG You may ...
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ZMUN - Four related words are merged below: MAAP EABA NNGP PRLE ANAO
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ZTDT - The BrainBashers calculator is low on batteries again. The following ...
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ZITA - Complete this grid using the letters AAADDEEEEKSSSS.
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ZTVA - Each of the following sets of letters can be made into a real word by adding ...
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ZNIT - The BrainBashers Dictionary of Proverbs is running out of memory. Below are ...
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ZPEQ - An ant has six legs a spider has eight legs and a mouse has four legs. In my ...
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ZCUJ - Below is a grid which should contain boy's names. The missing letters for a ...
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ZIPY - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZVNZ - The month of March in the year 1980 contained 5 Saturdays and 5 Mondays. What ...
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ZSKV - Apparently one side of a cat has more hair. The findings of the scientific ...


ZMUA - The map below shows the street locations of a city. Position three police ...
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ZQDR - After visiting one of my very old relatives I travelled home in their old ...
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ZYJB - A rope swing hangs vertically down so that the end is 12 inches from the ground ...
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ZWPU - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZWYX - Starting with the 6 in the bottom left corner what is the highest total you can ...
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ZQJS - A woman had three old coins - a silver dollar a quarter and a dime. Each coin ...


ZVLW - Below 10 nine-letter words have been broken into chunks of three letters. These ...
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ZKQL - Using all of the letters A to Z each once only complete these words: *e*el b*d ...
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ZNOU - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZXZJ - Below you will find 10 well-known seven letter words with only their endings ...
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ZULZ - Daft Drew did such a good job of the housing estate they were asked to paint ...
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ZLYW - How many squares of any size can be found on a standard chessboard? How many ...


ZAJT - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZCPD - My first is in horse but not in pony. My second is in coyote but not in jackal.
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ZLCF - Which is larger the number of seconds in a day or the number of hours in 10 ...
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ZZTF - Here is a set of five clues for five words that only differ by one vowel ...
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ZVTE - Which four vegetables have been merged together? CAB SWE RPR EED OAA ETN
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ZGFJ - This BrainBashers safe has a rather unusual control panel. In order to open the ...
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ZCSN - I am compiling the BrainBashers world almanac and it now contains quite a few ...
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ZKAZ - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZMQO - How many grains of sand do you need until you have a heap of sand?


ZWYA - Below you will find 15 well-known six-letter words with only their endings ...
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ZQNG - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a binary code contest took ...
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ZVAR - Place letters into the grid such that every row column and 2x2 block has ...
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ZMHE - At the local mid-summers fayre four ladies are planning to delight the visitors ...
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ZMDW - Below is a grid which should contain animals. The missing letters for a ...
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ZLIN - Using only horizontal and vertical lines connect every number to its pair (i.e.
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ZJCA - Below is 88 moving only two lines can you turn this into 81?
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ZTCA - Can you find every occurrence of the word APPLES that appears in this grid ...
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ZHNJ - Are there more inches in a mile or Sundays in a thousand years?
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ZJBE - Which word does not belong with the others: dgo act ehors ceffio elrttu ekmnoy
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ZOKI - Yesterday I was asked to buy some stamps. Stamps in the land of BrainBashers ...
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ZZKL - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault. I listed ...
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ZFDI - Messrs Butcher Baker Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending another ...
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ZQFR - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries? In each ...
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ZVQX - By changing the second letter of each of the words below can you make another ...
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ZHIR - We have been quite lucky with the weather recently it has got steadily warmer ...
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ZSSR - If cat and a half can catch a mouse and a half in a day and a half how many ...


ZPQT - The four clowns in this puzzle all competed for the much-prized 'Clown of the ...
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ZVUZ - What is missing from this sequence: teloiv ogidni eulb ? wolley egnaro der


ZAAF - What four related words are merged here: SWAS PURI UINM NTTU MGER MNER
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ZAKM - What common word has 4 vowels one after the other?


ZQDY - Hidden in the grid below are three boys names. Starting at any point trace out ...
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ZHQY - What is missing from this sequence: Greenland New Guinea Borneo Madagascar ? ...


ZSZX - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries? In each ...
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ZCXN - Last week I spent half of my money on a new jacket and then I spent half of ...
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ZNHQ - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault. I listed ...
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ZJFH - What 5-letter word can be added to the end of these words to make new words: ...
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ZFMM - What four related words are merged together? TOUS RGQC URRO IAAN RLGS EEET ENE
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ZIMZ - Using the letters EEIIIISSSTTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
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ZVAO - What comes next in this sequence:
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ZXXR - The BrainBashers football world tour is well underway and Alex is planning the ...
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ZEKA - At the local play group for babies and toddlers I was asking about the number ...
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ZKRS - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZWFI - If 5 cats can catch 5 rats in 5 minutes how many cats do you need to catch 100 ...


ZGXH - Hidden in the grid below are three boys names. Starting at any point trace out ...
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ZVUS - What word goes in the brackets: FOOD [ROAD] HARD WEEP [.] FALL
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ZLIJ - What word comes next in this sequence: penguin umbrella zebra zip llama egg ? ...
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ZNQP - My trustworthy (?!) BrainBashers word processor is playing its silly tricks ...
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ZRHH - At last week's Girl Guide's picnic four girls were tucking into their packed ...
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ZTZV - Without using any reference material can you find the hidden countries? In each ...
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ZRUP - What starts with an E ends with an E and usually contains only one letter?


ZVOM - Using a tap a nine gallon container and a four gallon container can you measure ...
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ZNRA - Yesterday I was asked to buy some stamps. In the land of BrainBashers stamps ...
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ZHKG - HWAYETRDETIPZLHV OMNLTESOSHSUZEAE
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ZIQX - What four-digit number has Digit 1 three smaller than Digit 4 which is one more ...
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ZVAQ - I recently asked a friend of mine to buy me some ribbon for my latest ...
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ZFFK - Can you complete this sentence using two words which are anagrams of each ...
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ZXDM - At the recent inter-departmental jam making contest four lucky candidates took ...
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ZCWM - I was travelling from Chesterton to Newcastle recently when I came across a ...


ZLDH - Hidden in the grid below are eight 7 letter words. Each word begins with the ...
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ZIWB - Below is a very special grid around each shaded number are 8 white squares.
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ZEXR - Can you find five hidden countries in the following paragraph: Dominic had a ...
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ZXEW - How many days before 17 th August is it if 50 days ago it was four times as ...
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ZTKW - Which name is missing from this sequence: Richard ? Keith Graham Kevin James ...
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ZWXM - Start with a number larger than 0 square it add 4 double take away 3 times 4 ...
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ZZVX - Place JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER ...
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ZEYS - Hidden in the grid below are eight 7 letter words. Each word begins with the ...
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ZHGN - Jake has some unusual likes and dislikes. He likes balloons but does not like ...
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ZSCT - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZVYU - In farmer Brown's hay loft there are a number of animals in particular crows ...
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ZFUD - What three letter word best completes the below words? LOE EDUE VAE STER SHE ER
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ZNAQ - Which four related foods have been merged together? COP ENK EAC UCO NTA RNM UQI ...
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ZEPS - The following words have had their vowels removed can you find some animals? ln ...
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ZZPD - In the following line cross out nine letters such that the remaining letters ...
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ZPYH - Using the letters AAEENNPPPPSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
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ZXTC - Below is a grid which should contain girl's names. The missing letters for a ...
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ZOCW - My local greengrocer is a would-be mathematician. She likes to arrange the ...
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ZOWY - The local River Trent is 4100 inches wide which happens to be a fantastic ...
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ZWOI - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZNOJ - Messrs Butcher Baker Carpenter and Plumber are currently attending an annual ...
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ZZLZ - My 12 8 and 9 is a sheep. My 3 5 and 6 is not high. My 1 8 and 9 is a starchy ...
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ZUBJ - Last week my wife and I found ourselves stranded on an island oops! ...


ZBPS - Can you find every occurrence of the word AUGUST that appears in this grid ...
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ZYPO - Starting with HATE change one letter at a time until you have the word LOVE.


ZKJA - You are running in a marathon and you overtake the person in second place. What ...


ZHJJ - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZYKA - At a local village gala the entire population turned up 500 people. The event ...
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ZPUU - My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed a fault I did a listing of ...
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ZZDN - In each of these three sentences can you replace the missing number which ...
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ZIJZ - During an exciting weekend of paintball four friends were having great fun. The ...
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ZXJD - This multiplication contains the numbers 1-9. Can you complete it? *** 3* x ...
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ZCDE - Can you find a five-digit number that if you place a 9 at the beginning is four ...
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ZUHT - Starting with WARM change one letter at a time and end with COOL? Each change ...


ZBUQ - Which word is the odd one out: ceelry caorrt caabbeg caefilloruw caehikort
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ZKHA - My first is in camel and in hamster. My second is in otter but not in ferret.
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ZMOP - What letter should complete this sequence: L A H A R U R E D L ?
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ZHDO - A well-known seven-letter word can be created by starting with a single letter ...
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ZWRU - What always weighs the same no matter how large it is?


ZGXF - Five men whose names are Bob Edison Tom Stevenson Marty Brown Jim Davis and ...
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ZUBN - I really must replace my BrainBashers word processor. I recently spell checked ...
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ZBIP - At the local F1 race track Alex was testing the latest car. During the eight ...
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ZUGC - A farmer buys chicken feed for 47c per tonne pig feed for 1.23 per tonne and ...
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ZZNC - What letter is missing from this sequence: A A A A ? A A A A A A Note: the ...


ZJRY - How many people must be at a party before you are likely to have two having the ...


ZQML - Would you believe that this amazing sentence contains ninety two letters one ...
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ZAFX - Start in square 'S' and end in square 'E' moving either horizontally or ...
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ZVLI - What comes next in this sequence: eel cat lion ibex panda skunk ?
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ZJPL - A rich aristocrat decided that he would give every man 45 dollars and every ...
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ZTTO - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: If a Dalmatian can ...
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ZYAG - Can you find every occurrence of the word LEMON that appears in this grid ...
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ZIGS - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
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ZPWK - You've been asked to buy the cakes for the school party and you've been given ...
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ZFOV - At the equator the radius of the earth is 6378 km so its circumference is ...


ZIFG - Below is a very special grid around each shaded number are 8 white squares.
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ZRIY - Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb? ...
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ZZNP - What letter comes next in this sequence: Y Y H L Y E Y T ?


ZPLR - Which fruit comes next in this sequence: banana pear kiwi tomato ? Choose from: ...
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ZITV - A grocer has to place 28121 carrots into bags each bag containing the same ...
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ZLUI - How should these words actually be spelled - without using a dictionary.
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ZDXF - Can you find a word which can go in front of each of these words to make a new ...
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ZOKW - If a farmer buys chicken feed for 1.26 per tonne pig feed for 2.74 per tonne ...
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ZQRJ - Below are ten everyday words each of which has had some letters removed. The ...
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ZZLD - Are there more seconds in a week or feet in 100 miles?
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ZXVU - A clue-giving paragraph of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each ...
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ZJQQ - Can you find a five letter word which when written in upper-case reads the same ...


ZNXA - Which word comes next in this sequence: India Victor X-Ray Lima Charlie ?
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ZWSM - What number replaces the question mark?
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ZPHH - The same three-letter word has been removed from all of these words leaving the ...
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ZVHV - As the auditor for my local theme park I noticed that on Saturday there were ...
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ZIPI - Which are there more of: rolls in a dozen baker's dozen or hours in a week?
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ZUPW - If a farmer buys chicken feed for 57c per tonne pig feed for 1.52 per tonne and ...
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ZBXV - What number comes next in this sequence: 986888 724864 143224 ==??==
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ZUKW - The beginning of a well-known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
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ZUPT - Which is larger the number of seconds in a week or the number of minutes in a ...
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ZBZT - Find two words which are anagrams of each other which complete this sentence: ...
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ZDQD - On the charts I remain number one This position cannot be undone If I burn you ...
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ZQFL - If 7 ingots of IRON weigh 112 tonnes 4 ingots of COBALT weigh 104 tonnes and 3 ...
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ZNBA - If one small rabbit can dig a warren in nine hours a medium rabbit can dig a ...
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ZUVL - During a recent school reunion four friends were discussing their starting ...
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ZJXK - I recently gave a new watch to my friend for their birthday. However as usual ...
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ZSVM - I am a 10-letter word. My 9 6 1 2 is something a swimmer may do. My 5 4 4 3 is ...
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ZAON - Which is greater the number of grooves on one side of a vinyl record (if you ...


ZTPH - What belongs to you but other people use it more than you?


ZNEH - Alex and Blake Stone have three daughters and each daughter has two brothers.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDIN - If you are running in a marathon and you overtake the person in last place what ...


ZTNN - A donkey is tied to a rope 6 feet long and there is a bale of hay 8 feet away.


ZFBC - Can you find a three-digit number such that when you reverse the numbers you ...
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ZKMP - What three-letter word best completes the below words? SW Y AL F W
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ZFEW - I was recently given a new watch for my birthday. However as usual with my ...
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ZHCM - Gib is to llams as nepo is to desolc as pu is to ?
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ZKQK - Using the letters AAEEHHLLLLMMNNOOSSTT complete this grid. The grid reads the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXEV - In this sequence which planet would be listed last: Jupiter Saturn Uranus ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBQP - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCOG - Starting with BALL change one letter at a time until you have the word HEAD.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLSY - This is a well known children's musical piece the vowels have been removed and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBTP - At my local farmer's merchant you can buy chicken feed for 15c per tonne pig ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXBI - You have a barrel filled to the top with water which weighs 150 pounds. What ...


ZNCR - Every year just before my birthday I open my money box to see how much money I ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJPY - Assign every letter of the alphabet its numerical value: A=1 B=2 C=3 and so on ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHOV - Which word if pronounced right is wrong but if pronounced wrong is right?


ZNFP - This is a well known children's musical piece the vowels have been removed and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRPE - Which name comes next in this sequence: Sarah Helen Diane Joanne ? Choose from: ...
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ZHVZ - What letter completes this sequence: A U E O I I O E U ?
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ZFLZ - Can you find a three-letter word that completes these words? B D MET PING SH
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ZLUS - Can you find three words which contain EE twice?
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ZMYC - What are the next five letters in this sequence: HDSOAW HDHAGF ATKHAATKM


ZMYR - Which letter completes this sequence: T A O T B I E S O T R H N E O Q T U T E O ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOHO - Which are there more of: days in a year or bones in an adult human body?
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ZNET - Can you find a word that can suffix (go after) each of these letters: re deva ...
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ZJDJ - Last night I was looking at a road sign and could see that Leeds was 13 miles ...
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ZWBR - At my local farmer's merchant you can buy chicken feed for 4 per tonne pig feed ...
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ZODU - Which is the odd one out: CAT DOG GOLDFISH HAMSTER COW
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ZSBO - In Farmer Donald's hay loft there are a number of ants mice and chickens. There ...
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ZNWU - What three-letter word best completes the below words? t---ed b---et fl--- ...
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ZVTF - Starting with SOFT change one letter at a time until you have the word LENS.
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ZNJA - This is an annoying paragraph in which you try and work out what is unusual ...
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ZJAY - Can you unscramble the letters below to find four cheeses? C C E D H B H E A E ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCWY - Why are 2024 UK pound coins worth more than 2023 UK pound coins?


ZMZK - Looking at a usual clock how many times does the minute hand pass the hour hand ...


ZPLY - The BrainBashers golf world tour is well underway and Fred is planning the ...
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ZTXN - Tuif cumzye if n fizpye trsg go sre hbw ensl n EOG13 caet eaceyctrd phzmlr paa ...
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ZQSE - What are the next 3 digits in this sequence: 7 3 1 8 2 8 5 3 1 5 3 0 3 3 1 4 3 ...
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ZYES - What is the next number in this sequence: 1 1 2 4 3 9 4 61 5 52 6 63 7 94 8 ?
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ZOXV - At the annual BrainBashers puzzle discussion conference 20 people attended. At ...


ZZIY - What comes next in this sequence: 31 41 51 61 71 81 92 ?
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ZBNM - Two fine fellows were working very hard all day at the local coal mine. One of ...


ZCNQ - Which word is the odd one out? erah reed yenkom tibbar tac tesomram gip
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ZRSQ - During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention a Morse code contest took ...
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ZAII - How many common five letter words can you make from the following letters using ...
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ZWUU - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVXY - Which cheese is made backwards?


ZDOM - What comes next in this sequence: dog cat mouse mole deer pig ? Choose from: ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFEX - What word most logically goes in the brackets: SAFE [FAST] MALT OUST [.] FLAW
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ZNQV - The local CD shop operates an unusual discount policy. The discount on the next ...
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ZLLI - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
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ZWYD - What comes next in this sequence: jnry fbrry mrch prl my jn ?


ZIKB - What comes next in this sequence: 2 3 5 7 11 31 71 91 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTQN - Which letter comes next in this sequence: A K Q J ?


ZIRB - What are the next three letters in this sequence: HDD TMRUTC TCSO TMRD


ZVDB - James Simon Ian and William all like walking but Dave Steven Alan and Alastair ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUCZ - What is the minimum number of queens required on a chessboard such that all ...


ZZAP - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCTD - On which side of a cup is it best to have the handle?


ZFFG - Can you find a valid sentence which has two consecutive ANDs in it?


ZFAS - What number comes next in this sequence: 42 1412 11141112 31143112 132114132112 ...
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ZUVH - Which are there more of ounces in gross pounds or seconds in an hour?
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ZDEC - If I give you seven apples you will then have five times as many as I would ...
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ZXEO - Only using the letters A I O S T what is the longest word you can find? You may ...
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ZSCU - Which one of these sentences is the odd one out - the answer is nothing to do ...
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ZVKK - What comes next in this sequence: Dave Edward Duncan Neil Liam ? Choose from: ...
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ZIDS - How many cubic feet of earth are removed to make a hole 4 feet wide by 7 feet ...


ZCSC - What letter completes this square in the most logical manner?
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ZKVF - At a recent school fayre 500 people attended and 500 was raised. The prices ...
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ZQSV - Can you find a five digit number which is four times its reverse?
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ZQIZ - Can you find a five-digit number whose digits add up to 18 and whose product is ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVTM - Which letter is missing from this sequence: B C D G P T V


ZKNU - Which letter is missing from this sequence: B C E G K Q S W


ZJDY - During a recent school trip to the seaside I sat at the rear of the bus. I ...
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ZNTM - If I buy a melon and a coconut the cost will be 1.19. If I buy a melon and a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYUU - At a recent motorsport gathering four proud owners were grouped together around ...
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ZPKQ - If Malcolm Laura John Alan Brenda and Kevin like chocolate and Norman Steve ...
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ZWUL - This equation contains the numbers 1-8. Can you complete it? 6* ** x ---- ****
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ZDCZ - What is made from nothing yet you can see it?


ZMZY - What comes next in this sequence: eno owt ehret rouf eivf xis ?


ZTFP - Using the letters AAEEIIMMPPTT complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIGT - What comes next in this sequence: dog goat tarantula aardvark koala ? Choose ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQKD - Albert married Carol. Steven married Katie. Bob married Virginia. Who did Simon ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVFT - Can you fill the thermometers with mercury such that the numbers outside the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Johan de Ruiter
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ZPHY - Cen yee rell wrer er wreng werr rrer peregrepr? Er ferrr glence yee mey rrenk ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHRW - Can you find a number whose double exceeds its quarter by 7.
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ZVTQ - Which three letters come next in this sequence: pes gua luj nuj yam rpa ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVHZ - Which is greater: the number of seconds in a year or miles light can travel in ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPSD - If a bottle weighs eight ounces plus half a bottle what is the weight of a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIZW - The following words have had their vowels removed can you find the missing ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGLU - What is the next number in the sequence: 32 35 40 44 52 112 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGRS - Can you find every occurrence of the word JANUARY that appears in this grid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJSH - Can you find every occurrence of the word FEBRUARY that appears in this grid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGCD - Practical Pat was asked to cut a 99 foot rope into three smaller equal length ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQEH - Can you find every occurrence of the word DECEMBER that appears in this grid ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZICN - Which name is missing from this sequence: Joshua Caleb Eric ? Vince Cliff Craig ...
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ZKRA - What is the only number not found in the Roman numerals system?


ZJLO - Many years ago a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTXP - During a recent BrainBashers race meeting the fastest driver managed to ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEQM - If I was in Florida and dropped a heavy ball into a bucket of water which was ...


ZTJY - Here are some less well known proverbs. What is the missing word in each? ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXZD - My first is in mammoth but not in elephant. My second is in racoon but not in ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHAI - Which is larger: the tenth root of 10 or the cube root of 2?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTMP - What number comes next in this sequence: 3 3 5 4 4 3 5 ?


ZVUP - Where do the biggest potatoes grow?


ZVIB - What are the next five letters in this sequence: JAJWUTH TFAPOW JFDABHC


ZXLA - Alex Smith was born on December 25th 1971 yet their birthday is always in the ...


ZLQD - Tha Brainaasaera elactaonac ward aroaesaor aas aeea playiag ua. It as raplaciag ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBKQ - What gets wetter the more it dries?


ZCVJ - Which four colours have been mixed up below? BYLV GUEE RLLO IWEO ELEN T
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOPB - Take a normal piece of paper exactly 0.1 mm thick. Fold it in half and then in ...


ZZDY - Using the letters EEEENNNNPPSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFOS - How can you drop an egg exactly 30 feet above a concrete floor without breaking ...


ZYVH - Daniel has twice as many sisters as brothers. His sister Jessica has one more ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTMI - Can you find three 11-letter words which use the letters from ANTHROPOLOGIST?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRQL - What do you get if you add 2 to 200 four times?


ZAVC - Find three common nine letter words that can be formed on an upside-down ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYLJ - Can you calculate (clue!) which word is the odd one out: giggle soil bells ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFTF - Using the letters EEEEGGLLOOSS complete this grid. The grid reads the same ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCFT - Can you complete this sentence using words which are anagrams of each other? ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCBQ - What number completes this sequence: 4 15 14 11 5 ?
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ZTXL - What comes next in this sequence: boron carbon nitrogen oxygen ?


ZWSX - Which bird is the odd one out: finch gull eagle ostrich sparrow
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ZBZL - Which are there more of fathoms in a kilometre or hours in a month?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYEP - Can you find three consecutive primes which total 190747 when multiplied ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYWK - Which pair of letters comes next in this sequence: on et wo th re ef ou ?


ZQCJ - At a recent BrainBashers party I noted the ages of the children who attended.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZSUP - What word completes this square: ferret rabbit otter ? Choose from: giraffe ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLDZ - Can you find an anagram of PROBATIONS?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMFT - Which four animals have been mixed up below: BUT RARE ODES CAME BIT
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNJH - If you turn a right handed glove inside out which hand will it now fit?


ZDGO - My wonderful BrainBashers printer has made a few errors in my latest puzzle. In ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOWI - In the sentence below all of the missing words are anagrams of each other: When ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVAG - What well-known saying has been altered below: lla doog shingt eomc ot ehost ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBMQ - Find two words which are anagrams of each other that complete this sentence: ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUIR - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: I recently bought a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEJB - What comes next in this sequence: M N B V C X ?


ZPSM - Tew is to yrd as toh is to dloc as ni is to ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDRT - What well known saying has had its consonants removed: *a** *a*** *a*e *i*** ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIMG - What comes next in the sequence: red orange yellow green blue indigo ?


ZCJT - What is significant about this paragraph: I once found two tiny ferrets tired ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIPJ - I have a jar of sweets. There are 234 red 26 blue 67 green and 63 yellow ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUYX - What number comes next in this sequence: 7 8 5 5 3 4 4 ?


ZLCH - What proverb is hidden below? Llamas often overlook khaki bagels. Every furry ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZACX - Kevin's mother has three children. The first was called Alpha the second was ...


ZFYV - What occurs twice in a lifetime but once in every year. Twice in a week but ...


ZYCS - Can you decode this well-known saying: V CCVCCC VC CVCV CVCVC CVCV
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCXT - Can you find a word starting with BR that with the addition of the letter E ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOAQ - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: Once upon a time in ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKGF - 10 100 1000 10000 Which number comes after 10000?


ZLFH - Again my BrainBashers thesaurus has let me down again. This time I was after ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZZA - What number comes next in this sequence: 16 21 26 26 12 5 ?
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ZVUB - Find a word that begins with R and with the addition of the letter A gives ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUQW - I have a jar of sweets. 114 red 35 blue 67 green and 9 yellow. What chance do I ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLTE - My 6 7 3 is a tear to a newspaper. My 5 4 1 is damper than moist. My 1 7 6 4 ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFND - What are the next three characters in this sequence: 2 1 F 1 1 F 0 1 F 9 F ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZAI - Astrology begins with the letter A biology with B. Can you find an 'ology' that ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZLOP - Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South?


ZZTV - Which three US states have been merged together: C O N E A L H I W J I F E R S ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGNA - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: I really fear lions ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMFO - Which word can be placed between the two following words to make two new ones: ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIEI - What number comes next in this sequence: 302 202 102 002 991 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRYO - In my money box I found 36.80 made up of equal numbers of quarters dimes and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZUKE - What number comes next in the sequence: 11 13 17 31 37 71 73 79 97 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPOF - How much soil is there in a circular hole 2 metres deep and 1 metre across?


ZWGZ - What is the smallest integer which when multiplied by 7 gives a number ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZQPS - Can you find a word that begins with the letter I and by the addition of the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZHW - What number comes next in the sequence: 1 2 3 5 9 12 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOYC - Can you decode the following well known saying? Each encoded letter represents ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJOU - Can you find a word that means perimeter and by adding a letter A another word ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNPR - What comes next in this sequence: fish archer scorpion bull maiden ?


ZXNL - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: At school most of ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIWQ - How many words can you find that contain two consecutive U's?


ZGXI - Here is a well-known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb? ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEHF - Which is heaviest a pound of feathers a pound of wood a pound of steel


ZAHU - Can you find three consecutive prime numbers that equal 409457 when multiplied ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZJY - Here is a well known proverb with the consonants removed. What is the proverb.
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZMQ - Using a 3 gallon container and a 7 gallon container (along with a water source ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWFN - What number comes next in this sequence: 7 8 5 5 3 4 4 ?


ZEPY - Are there more millimetres in a mile or sixteenths of an inch in 2 kilometres?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZPIR - Which is longer 250 centimetres or 8 feet?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJGL - What well known saying is expressed here: Refrain from enumerating your owned ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIPL - Eddie The Elephant can eat 110 bananas in 10 minutes and Hugo The Hippo can eat ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDKN - Which are there more of square feet in half a square mile or cubic yards in a ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNSI - What is the simplest way of making this equation correct? 81 + 18 = 66
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNZU - Which four states of the United States of America have been mixed together ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZTQM - How many times can you take 7 away from 49?


ZNZY - Cabbage is to sprouts as carrot is to: pea cucumber potato tomato artichoke ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKKY - Hot is to freeze as ? is to melt?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZMWQ - What letter comes next in this sequence: M A M J J ?


ZBWI - Are there more centimetres in a mile or miles travelled by light in a second?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIHG - A Proof That 2 = 1: let x=y: X = Y multiply by x on both sides: X*X = XY ...


ZOPI - What kind of room has no windows or doors?


ZVMO - Which three-letter word can be placed between the two following words to make ...


ZTOK - Strong is to weak as hot is to ?
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ZIPM - At a picnic recently I noticed that James liked chocolate but didn't like ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZYWH - Starting with COLD change one letter at a time until you have the word WARM.


ZDLG - Horses is to equine as cattle is to bovine as sheep is to ovine as deer is to ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEUN - Are there more loaves in a dozen baker's dozen or points in the highest snooker ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNAY - What is it that goes up and goes down but does not move?


ZJTN - A farmer has 5 haystacks in one field and 4 haystacks in the other field. How ...


ZWBX - What can go up a chimney down but can't go down a chimney up?


ZLFX - What letter comes next in this sequence: A O E A O T F ?


ZVHB - Find an word which is singular add an 's' and it becomes plural and add another ...


ZENA - What is the smallest integer which when multiplied by 3 gives a number ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZWZQ - What letter is missing from this sequence: A B G D E ? E


ZOJK - Water is to ice as steam is to ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHGX - What is the 10th prime number?


ZDOV - My shirt has 5 buttons my cardigan has 2 buttons and my suit jacket has no ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZBWT - Sam takes 20 days to build a wall. Taylor and Kelly both take 10 days to build ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCXA - What is the smallest integer which when multiplied by 6 gives a number ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZGSO - Which four-letter word can be placed between the two following words to make ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZIBW - Someone purchases 1 for 38p 23 for 76p and 102 for 1.14. What are they buying?


ZZYM - Iron is to shirt as steam roller is to ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZZYO - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: During the recent ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZETS - What is the 1000th prime number?


ZWKD - What letter comes next in this sequence: J F M A M J J ?


ZCTI - If York is 9 miles away London is 14 miles and Manchester is 23 miles away. How ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZAPP - What letter comes next in this sequence: B r a i n B ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZFJD - What is the test to see if a number is divisible by nine?


ZNZE - Kevin is 5 years old James is also 5 and Rebecca is 7. How old is Jacqueline?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCHT - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 6 24 120 ?


ZELV - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 11 20 31 44 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVQR - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 3 6 11 18 ?


ZPWG - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 1 5 9 2 ?


ZCKQ - You can replace the dots with the same four-letter word and create two new ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZATA - Which letters come next in this sequence: NE US RN ER RS ?


ZPPV - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 8 9 64 25 216 49 ?


ZUCY - What number comes next in this sequence: 3 24 102 312 777 ?
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ZNDM - What are the next two numbers in this sequence: 202 122 232 425 262 728 ? ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZOSU - What number comes next in this sequence: 15 20 20 6 6 19 19 5 14 ?


ZHSX - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 2 2 4 8 11 33 37 148 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVKU - Can you find three words which contain two consecutive i's.


ZJJD - What animal comes next in this sequence: dog rooster monkey sheep horse snake ?


ZOYR - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 4 8 13 21 30 36 ?
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ZNLY - What letter comes next in this sequence: Z X C V B N ?


ZKIY - What number comes next in this sequence: 1 3 5 7 11 ?
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ZCVD - What letter comes next in this sequence: A E H L O S ?
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ZYWV - At the bread factory 2 bakers can make and bake 6 batches of rolls in 3 hours.
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ZXRQ - What is the next number in this sequence: 100 365 24 60 ?


ZHXO - What is the next number in this sequence: 1 2 4 14 21 ?
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ZLAV - What is the next number in this sequence: 2 5 8 11 ?


ZDRD - What is the next number in this sequence: 0 0 1 2 2 4 3 6 4 8 5 ?
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZHOH - Using a tap a container of 9 litres and a container of 4 litres can you measure ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZXYE - How far can a horse run into a forest?


ZTTM - Two explorers went wandering one day one mile south then one mile east then one ...


ZLVW - What is the next number in this sequence: 1 2 3 4 ?


ZZKJ - What is the next letter in this sequence: Q E T U ?


ZGDX - What is the missing number in this sequence: 4 9 28 125 ? 5047 40328
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZKIV - What has four legs and only one foot?


ZYZT - If it took Alex Billie & Charlie exactly 60 minutes to dig a hole how long ...


ZDHD - Can you find the hidden country in the following paragraph: As defendants we ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJWM - What word is the same backwards and upside down?


ZNJX - Which word in the English language is most often pronounced incorrectly?


ZTKF - What number comes next in this sequence: 2 5 9 19 37 ?


ZQNS - Which letter comes next in this sequence: Y P I D ?


ZTYP - What is the smallest integer which when multiplied by 7 gives a number ...
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ZZMN - Which is the odd one out: curtain door veil shutter screen
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ZLFP - What is missing in this sequence: 8 10 14 18 ? 34 50 66


ZMWM - Can you replace both sets of stars with the same 3-letter word to make two ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZVGH - What is the next letter in this sequence: E H L O S ?


ZFUI - What are the next two letters in this sequence: O T T F F S S E ? ?


ZKSL - How can you throw a ball such that it comes back? No bounces are involved!


ZZWA - In which sport do winners move backwards and losers move forwards?


ZAMH - Can you find three consecutive odd numbers that total 1287 when multiplied ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZJQX - If I can boil 2 eggs in 10 minutes. How long will it take me to boil 5 eggs?


ZCTO - Think of words ending in -GRY. Angry and hungry are two of them. There are only ...


ZJXZ - You can imagine an arrow in flight toward a target. For the arrow to reach the ...


ZNPA - Consider an arrow in flight towards a target. At any given moment of time a ...


ZKUM - This statement is false.


ZDFQ - Focus on this conundrum do it quickly and do it slowly. What is so wrong with ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZDIM - The following sentence is true. The previous sentence is false.


ZLHJ - What well known saying is this: lla ta devol evah ot reven naht tsol dna devol ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZCMX - Are there more 2's or 8's in the numbers from 1 to 50000?


ZXUV - Complete these three letter words the first letters form a word reading down ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZRLO - These words have had their vowels removed can you replace them to find some ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEVJ - Can you find the hidden country in the following sentence: Alex's aches and ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZEMQ - My local shop wanted to create a sign that said PUZZLES and they had the ...
Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone


ZNID - Traffic was bad going to work this morning. I only managed to average 30 mph.


ZDFT - What number is one half of one third of one quarter of 360?
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ZQZH - Can you unscramble the following anagrams to find ten well known seasonal ...
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ZHHP - The following are the first letters of the first few lines of popular Christmas ...
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ZPTI - The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the ...
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ZFDG - Below is a map of the BrainBashers detention facility. There are 9 guards A-I ...
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