Saturday Stumper # 3

[In recent years research has suggested that exercising our brains can have a positive effect as we grow older.  Here are a few puzzles for you to play with in the order of increasing difficulty.   The correct answers will be posted tonight at 5:55 along with my source for these brain teasers.  There are two correct answers for the second puzzler.]

# 1:

Each of these words can have the same letter placed at the beginning and the end to form a new word. For example LIT becomes ELITE by adding an E at both ends. What are the new words?

EVE
ABLE
CARVE
AS
ON
ODE
ELUDE
APE
ATE
ROD


© Kevin Stone [www.brainbashers.com]

# 2:

What is half of two plus two?


© Kevin Stone [www.brainbashers.com]

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About Paul Wharton

I am a cradle Catholic, a native West Virginian, and a priest since April 24, 1982. Spiritual Direction has made a tremendous difference in my life and I encourage people to try it out. My motto is "Progress not perfection." I am grateful that God has done for me what I could not do for myself.
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One Response to Saturday Stumper # 3

  1. EVE LEVEL
    ABLE TABLET
    CARVE SCARVES
    AS EASE
    ON GONG
    ODE MODEM
    ELUDE DELUDED
    APE LAPEL
    ATE DATED
    ROD ERODE
    © Kevin Stone [www.brainbashers.com]

    # 2:
    What is half of two plus two?

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