Weekly Puzzle

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – May 26 through May 29

Level of Difficulty: 8.5678 of 10

Prices

If the prices at your supermarket look like this:

  • Steak costs $4.00 per pound
  • An egg costs $2.50
  • A banana costs $4.50
  • Lettuce costs $5.50

How much would one cucumber cost?


 

 

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Answer:

Cucumber cost is $6.50

Consonants are worth $1.00 each.  Vowels are worth 50 cents each.

Consonants in Cucumber: C+C+M+B+R = $5 – Vowels in Cucumber: U+U+E = $1.50

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The correct answer may be viewed here on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 2; Correct: 1;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.) Tim B. in Waterford, Pennsylvania

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5.)





The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

In honor of Memorial Day Ceremonies, etc.  the Grandpa Z’s puzzle post will be at 5:00 PM on Memorial Day, May 25th.

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – May 18 through May 22

Level of Difficulty: 3 of 10

Above or Below the Line

The numbers below have been placed according to a particular rule.  Can you figure out where to put the 8, 9, and 10?

 

1   4   7

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2   3   5   6


 

 

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Answer:

Rule: Numbers with curved lines go below the line; numbers with straight lines go above the line.  My  Rule: Since the number 10 contains a straight line number and a curved line number it can go either above or below.

1   4   7 (10)

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2   3   5   6 8 9 (10)

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The correct answer may be viewed here on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 10; Correct: 5;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Tim B. in Waterford, Pennsylvania

2.) Ann-Marie P. in Viera, Florida

3.)  Mike Z. in Alvo, Nebraska

4.) Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

5.) Marlene J. in Greenwich, Ohio





The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – May 4 through May 8

Level of Difficulty: 1 of 10

Yesterday

What day would yesterday be if Thursday was four days before the day after tomorrow?


 

 

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Answer:

Friday

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The correct answer may be viewed here on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 8; Correct: 3;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Carl F. in Halsey, Oregon

2.)  Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

3.)  Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

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5.)





The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – April 20 through April 24

Level of Difficulty: 1 of 10

The Poodle

A lady took her poodle for a walk.  The dog did not walk ahead of her, behind her, or on one side of her.  How come?


 

 

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Answer:

The dog was on the OTHER side!!!

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The correct answer may be viewed here on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 8; Correct: 3;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

2.) Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

3.) Gayle B. in Greenwich, Ohio

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The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – April 13 through April 17

Level of Difficulty: 3.3 of 10

Days

Name four days that start with the letter T.


 

 

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Answer:

Tuesday, Thursday, Today, Tomorrow

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The correct answer may be viewed here on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 9; Correct: 7;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.) Gayle B. in Greenwich, Ohio

2.) Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

3.) Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

4.)Bill L. in Greenwich, Ohio

5.) Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

6.) Richard H. in Springboro, Ohio

7.) Joe G. in Garrettsville, Ohio

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The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – March 16 through March 20


Level of Difficulty: 4 of 10

Stamps

 How many 48 cent stamps are there in a dozen?


 

 

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Answer:

 How many 48 cent stamps are there in a dozen?  12

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The correct answer may be viewed on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 8; Correct: 7;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.) Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

2.) Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

3.) Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

4.) Carl F. in Halsey, Oregon

5.) Marlene J. near Greenwich, Ohio

 6.) Gayle B. in Greenwich, Ohio

7.) Richard H. in Springboro, Ohio






The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – February 16 through February 20


Level of Difficulty: 1 of 10

Marathon

 You’re running a marathon, and you overtake the person in 39th place.  What position are you in now?

 


 

 

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Answer:

39th place

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The correct answer may be viewed on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 6; Correct: 6;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

2.)  Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

3.) Richard H. in Springboro, Ohio

4.) Carl F. in Halsey, Oregon

5.) Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

6. Gayle B. in Greenwich, Ohio






The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – February 9 through February 13


Level of Difficulty: 4.294 of 10

Fours

 Arrange sixteen 4s so that they add up to 1000,

 


 

 

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Answer:

4 +4+4+4+4+4 +44+44 + 444+444=1000

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The correct answer may be viewed on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 4; Correct: 4;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

2.) Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

3.)  Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

4.) Gayle B. in Greenwich, Ohio

5.)

6.)

7.)






The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

Contest period – December 15 through December 19


Level of Difficulty: 4.7 of 10

Pigs

Gus and Joe are raising pigs.  Gus said that if Joe would give him two pigs they would have an equal number, but if Gus gave Joe two of his, Joe would have twice as many as Gus.

How many pigs did they each have?

 

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Answer:

??

 

 

 

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The correct answer may be viewed on Saturday & Sunday!

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts:6; Correct: 6;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

2.) Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

3.)  Mike Z. in Alvo, Nebraska

4.)  Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

5.) Kevin C. in Ashland, Ohio

6.) Carl F. in Halsey, Oregon



The Best Record Ever:

Mind Boggler 2 –

31 on February 9, 2007

The Worst Record: Zero (0)

August 11, 2014 – Triad based on tonic of G Major

Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

2014

Contest period – August 4 through August 8

 

Level of Difficulty: 7 of 10

Chords

A triad based on the tonic of the key of C Major consist of what three notes?

 

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Answer:

The tonic of a C major scale is the first note of the scale C

 

The notes of the triad (three notes) are C, E, and G.


 

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts:3; Correct: 1;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

 

1.)  Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

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Grandpa Z’s Weekly Puzzle –

2014

Contest period – March 17 through March 24

Level of Difficulty: 9.43 of 10

Yesterday

What day would yesterday be if Thursday was four days before the day after tomorrow?


 

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Answer:

Friday



 

This Week’s Puzzle Results: Attempts: 5; Correct: 4;

Persons with the correct answer for this week’s puzzle

Who got it right??

1.) Alphons O. in Oberöwisheim, Germany

2.) Dean B. in Sandusky, Ohio

3.) Paul H. in Louisville, Ohio

4.)  Carl F. in Halsey, Oregon

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6.)

7.) 

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