## Friday, July 28, 2017

### HOW SMART DO YOU FEEL TODAY?

Here are some puzzles for you.

In each case, fill in the blanks so the sentence makes sense. For example:

24 h- in a d-.
“24 H in a D” becomes “24 hours in a day”.
Got it? Good. Be warned, they get harder…

1. 50 s- in the U- S-.

2. 1760 y- in a m-.

3. 12 in a b- d-.

4. 206 b- in the h- b-.

5. 52 c- in a d-.

6. 6 w- of H- the E-.

7. 8 t- on an o-.

8. 4 h-of the A-.

9. 18 h on a g- c-.

10. 29 d- in F- in a l- y-.

11. 7 H- P- b-.

12. 45 p- of the U- S-.

13. 4 s- on a b- g-.

14. 1 w- on a u-.

15. 5 v- in the a-.

Maybe you're hungry & would rather have some food puzzles.
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If you're feeling really smart, try this:

# Einstein's riddle

## These five owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar and keep a certain pet. No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar or drink the same beverage.

The question is: Who owns the fish?

## Hints

• The Brit lives in the red house.
• The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
• The Dane drinks tea.
• The green house is on the left of the white house.
• The green house's owner drinks coffee.
• The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
• The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.
• The man living in the center house drinks milk.
• The Norwegian lives in the first house.
• The man who smokes blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
• The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.
• The owner who smokes BlueMaster drinks beer.
• The German smokes Prince.
• The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
• The man who smokes blend has a neighbor who drinks water.
Einstein said that 98% of the world could not solve it.

1. 50 states in the United States.
2. 1760 yards in a mile.
3. 13 in a baker's dozen.
4. 206 bones in the human body.
5. 52 cards in a deck.
6. 6 wives of Henry the Eighth
7. 8 tentacles on an octopus.
8. 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse.
9. 18 holes on a golf course.
10. 29 days in February in a leap year.
11. 7 Harry Potter books.
12. 45 presidents of the United States.
13. 4 strings on a bass guitar.
14. 1 wheel on a unicycle.
15. 5 vowels in the alphabet.
(BuzzFeed)

1. Crying over spilled milk.
2. In a pickle.