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Puzzle 1 



Can you place a common 4-letter word into each of the brackets to create two longer words, for example:
cook [book] case

The word book creates the words cookbook and bookcase.
  drift [----] wind    home [----] bench    foot [----] mother   court [----] stick    moth [----] room quarter [----] ground   space [----] yard    wild [----] span    your [----] less    back [----] fighter

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Puzzle 2 



How many hexagon-type shapes, in total, can you find in this puzzle?

Hexagons

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Puzzle 3 



Many years ago, befor modern educashun in the new millenium, one problem in skools was baseic speeling and grammer. To conbat this and rays acheivement, teechers were adviced to start at the very begining, at the yungest age. Once they had managed to breath new life into leessons, progres came quickly – sucess was then garanteed. How many speeling errors would modern skolars identify in this passage?

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Puzzle 4 



A large fresh water reservoir has two types of drainage system: small pipes and large pipes.

6 large pipes, on their own, can drain the reservoir in 12 hours.

3 large pipes and 9 small pipes, at the same time, can drain the reservoir in 8 hours.

How long will 5 small pipes, on their own, take to drain the reservoir?

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