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By Sid Sackson

ISBN-10: 0486273474

ISBN-13: 9780486273471

"A actual milestone." — Martin Gardner, clinical American. an expert on online game historical past selects 38 of his all-time favourite amusements, together with 22 of his personal awesome creations. Solitaire, procedure, and social gathering video games might be performed via teenagers or adults with such universal goods as playing cards, checkerboards, cube, pencils, and paper. 152 illustrations.

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6. A U T H O R 7. 6/2 = 8. PUB 9/3 GAME 29 9. 6Y2 square units. One way to solve this is to divide up the g r i d into triangles. The area of a triangle is half its base times its height. Each of the triangles below has an area of onehalf square units, and there are 13 such triangles, so the total area is 13 x Vi = 6V2 square units. 10. SKI. T h e three words formed are RISKING, S K I F F , and OILSKIN. 11. The three words formed are PLAIN, M U L C H , and MANLY. 12. 993 times. There are 20 fives in the tens and ones places of one hundred numbers (10 in the ones place and 10 in the tens place).

How old is the sixth person? 61 12. Go from FORMER to LATTER in this word maze. The last two letters of one word are the first two letters of the next. Not every word will be used. W h a t is the correct path of words? CYCLIC ICEBOX NEATEN SERAPH DELUDE IDIOCY NEBULA TACKLE ENIGMA lODI'NE ONSIDE TAUNTS EROTIC LATTER* OXYGEN THWART ERRATA LENGTH PHOTON TSETSE ' F O R M E R MADRID PHYSIO 13. ' FORT HERE CORD 1 4 . SHOWER TEST can be rearranged to m a k e the two words SHORT & SWEET. Rearrange these letters to make a different pair of'this & that'words.

Blusher = red one D. ' A. Personal automobile = car mine C. Jokester = pun gent B. Demonstrator = show-er 15. TOUGH & S C U F F STEIN & WHINE PASTE & WAIST 36 Test 6 1. Every letter in this 5 x 5 word square has been replaced by the same number everywhere it appears. Can you reconstruct the square with the help of the definitions? The definitions are not in the order of the words in the grid. 1 2 3 4 5 2 6 7 8 4 8 9 4 9 8 4 10 7 4 2 5 2 5 5 12 Floats, as through the air Pert Greek letter Runs Hawaiian hello Skin blemishes Homeless dog Turning part Parties Warning 2.

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