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lady*b   Tuesday, 12/13/05 11:15:17 AM
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CHALLENGES 49-53 Questions and Answers:

CHALLENGE 49:
Your aged grandmother tells you she was born on February
29, 1900. How old is she as of the date you are doing this puzzle?

CHALLENGE 49 ANSWER:
Your aged grandmother is pulling your leg. Nineteen hundred was not a Leap Year under the Gregorian calendar since it was not divisible by 400. But the year 2000 is.


CHALLENGE 50:
For each puzzle below, identify the two missing letters and then unscramble all the letters to form a word.

Example: BJN = Banjo.

1) U U V
2) J R R U Y
3) N Q U U
4) A B C U V
5) R T U Z

CHALLENGE 50 ANSWER:
1) Uvula
2)Perjury or juryrig
3) Unique
4) Bivouac
5) Quartz



CHALLENGE 51:

For each puzzle below, identify the two missing letters and then unscramble all the letters to form a word. (same rules as Challenge 50)

Example: BJN = Banjo.

1) A A A T T
2) F M M O U
3) N N N O U
4) A L U U U
5) D F J

CHALLENGE 51 ANSWER:
1) Cantata or ratatat
2) Flummox
3) Unknown
4) Unusual
5) Fjord


CHALLENGE 52:
If you haven't heard this one before, good. If you have, my apologies, but it's so clever I wanted to include it. After a heavy Thanksgiving meal, the night watchman went to work. In the morning, he told his boss he had dreamed that a saboteur planted a BOMB in the factory and that he felt it was a warning. The boss promptly fired him. Why?

CHALLENGE 52 ANSWER:
He shouldn't have been sleeping on the job!

CHALLENGE 53:
What are three single digits whose sum is the same as that of the digits multiplied?

CHALLENGE 52 ANSWER:
1, 2, 3





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