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International Brain Teasers Month

It’s the last week of International Brain Teaser Month. See if you can solve the final puzzles.

If you think you have the answers for all the teasers (without cheating, of course), email

-What word can be written forward, backward or upside down while still remaining the same word?

-The defendant testified, “The attorney is my brother,” but the attorney took the stand and denied having a brother under oath. Who is lying?

-A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any timepiece. Which has the most?

-What do these words have in common: polish, job, herb?

-A sucker and a pack of gum cost $1.10. The pack of gum is $1.00 more than the sucker. What does the sucker cost?

-There are six glasses in a row. The first three are full of water, and the next three are empty. By moving only one glass how can you make them alternate between full and empty?

-Solve the word puzzles on the right.

Answers from last week:


-Dwarf, dwindle, dwell, and dweeb

-The team was originally located in Minneapolis, so ‘Lakers’ refers to the abundance of lakes in Minnesota. The situation is similar to the Utah Jazz.

-Beulah and Craig were hurricanes

-The two children were not playing checkers with each other

-Stop imagining!

-24 hours in a day; 26 letters of the alphabet; 7 days of the week; 9 lives of a cat;12 signs of the Zodiac; 88 piano keys

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