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Which one of the 12 members of Group B can be added to the 7 members of Group A? Why?

Group A: Arizona, Maryland, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
Group B: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas, Wisconsin

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Cast a Net

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Which word in Group B can be added to Group A?

Group A: castanets
existence
kowtow
venomous

Group B: gardening
lucky
mountain
restaurant

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States of the Union

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What is the next state in this series?

New York, Maryland, Georgia, Maine, Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Idaho, ?

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American Presidents

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Which president in Group B can be added to Group A? Why?

Group A: Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor, Ulysses Grant, Dwight Eisenhower
Group B: William Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, George Bush, Bill Clinton

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Country Club

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Which country in Group B can be added to Group A? Why? It has nothing to do with spelling or pronunciation.

Group A: Argentina, Iran, Jordan, Netherlands
Group B: Bolivia, Finland, Mongolia, Pakistan, Rwanda, United States

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Anagram Riddle

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Anagram teaser; same letters, of course.
The first of the words is the movement of a horse.
The second of the words is used to make honey,
And the third is the look of a zombie.

What are the words?

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Boom

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What is the meaning of this rebus?

cannon
ordnance
artillery
torpedo

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Word Fusion

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Each statement describes two words that when fused together create a new unrelated word (not a compound word). The clues do not necessarily indicate in which order the two words are attached. Example: This is the oldness of a tablet (pill + age = pillage).

1) This is a canine's mother.
2) This is currently not there.
3) This is when pain is required.
4) This is a long time for a boar.

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More Ana-Grammar

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Each of the following sentences contains clues to a set of three words that are anagrams of each other (each sentence describes a different set).

1) The big lamp threw a dazzling light upon the royal robe.

2) The goose put his life in jeopardy when he ate the flowers in the plot.

3) Startled by the warning signal, Jack tumbled into the sap; yet he only had to lightly wash his hair to remove the residue.

4) As Ed traveled around the country, he was directed to an alternate highway.

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Ana-Grammar

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Each of the following sentences contains clues to a set of three words that are anagrams of each other (each sentence describes a different set).

1) The entire squad dined on domesticated animal flesh.

2) The influential person wore a purplish-red identification card on his tuxedo.

3) You do not deserve for me send payment for the broken stopwatch.

4) Do not scold the clerk if you do not get a discount on the purchase of the egg whisker.

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Anagram Riddle

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Anagram words, three to please.
A belt, a tower, and used with cheese.

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Ana-Grammar

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Each of the following sentences contains clues to a set of three words that are anagrams of each other (each sentence describes a different set).

1) The jail keeper counseled the prisoners not to stray beyond the barricade.

2) Due to the warning, Mary had to change her plans to arrive at a future time.

3) The crippled man had eggs and toast for his breakfast.

4) Paul was not excited about making large bundles of black rope.

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Country Club

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Which country in Group B can be added to Group A? Why? It has nothing to do with their spelling or pronunciation.

Group A: Australia, Denmark, Egypt, Venezuela
Group B: Bulgaria, Japan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zaire

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Anagram Riddle

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An anagram riddle to tease you;
Three five-letter words, each gets one clue.
A guillotine's use,
An act to get deuce,
And what you are reading now in view.

What are the words?

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Words with GH

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Five words that contain GH as a letter-pair have had all of their other letters removed and placed into a pool. Put those letters back in their proper places. What are the words?

GH---, -GH---, ---GH-, ----GH, ---GH--

Pool: A, A, E, I, M, O, O, O, R, R, S, S, S, T, T, T, T, U, U, W

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Ling o'Tree

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Each of the following clues describes two words. One of the words is a type of tree. The other word is that tree with one of the following changes: a letter added anywhere (pine spine), a letter deleted anywhere (larch arch), a letter changed anywhere (birch birth). There is no rearrangement of the other letters. No tree is used more than once.

1) This is an older tree.
2) This is a well-known tree.
3) This is a feeble tree.
4) This is a man tree.
5) This tree is related to an ox.
6) This tree makes hasty decisions.
7) This tree is used to steer a ship.
8) This tree is a soothing lotion.
9) This is tree hair.
10) This is something a ...

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Country Club

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Which country in Group B can be added to Group A? Why? It has nothing to do with spelling or pronunciation.

Group A: Argentina, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Malaysia
Group B: Cambodia, France, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Somalia

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Fake Stone

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I am a fake stone,
I am green without envy.
I am three in one,
I can symbolize the Trinity.

What am I?

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Class Photo

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Jacob's class picture has 40 photos arranged in a 8 x 5 grid. The photos in the top row are numbered 1 through 8 from left to right, with the photos in the remaining rows similarly numbered (as shown below). Given the following clues (bordering includes horizontal, vertical, and diagonal), where is Jacob's picture?

X X X X X X X X (1 - 8)
X X X X X X X X (9 - 16)
X X X X X X X X (17 - 24)
X X X X X X X X (25 - 32)
X X X X X X X X (33 - 40)

1) There are 20 boys and 20 girls.
2) Each row and column has at least two girls, but no more than four girls.
3) Every girl borders at least one other girl.
4) Girls are located at positions that are prime ...

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