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Mind-Boggling Word Puzzles
By V. G. Myers (illustrator) and Martin Gardner
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sterling Pub Co Inc
Publication date March 1, 2002
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780806976853
ISBN-10 0806976853
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $6.95
§As reported by publisher
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Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Take your brain for a jog around an entertaining collection of wildly clever twisters, illustrated with zany and delightful drawings. Many play with clues that are numbers, letters, or words. Others use tricky visuals to tease the mind. ALL are favorites of a world-renowned puzzle master--and they're tougher than they look, to provide a really enjoyable challenge. Try this one, just to warm up your wits and whet your puzzle-solving appetite:

HIJKLMNO: These letters, when properly understood, stand for a common liquid. Name it.

Or--complete a crossword puzzle by filling blanks with words that mean the opposite of the clues, finish a joke by making up the punch line, and lots more!


Answer:
1. H to O or H2O, the chemical symbol for water--two atoms of hydrogen combined with one atom of oxygen.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780806971865
 
from Sterling Pub Co Inc (April 1, 2001)
9780806971865 | details & prices | 96 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Offers a series a puzzles featuring puns, anagrams, missing letters, and other verbal tricks.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780806976853
 
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from Sterling Pub Co Inc (March 1, 2002)
9780806976853 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $6.95
About: Take your brain for a jog around an entertaining collection of wildly clever twisters, illustrated with zany and delightful drawings.

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