# Brainteaser Puzzle Samples

BRAINTEASER Puzzles:
BROKEN HEARTEDBROKEN HEARTED

Mend these broken hearts to form the names of ten couples who carved their names on a tree, only to find it chopped down and split in half.

POINT TO POINTPOINT TO POINT

Answer all these clues to find the theme word in the shaded squares running from point to point.

RED HERRINGSRED HERRINGS

Fill in the gaps with letters to find the names of eight flowers. Only eight? Yes, two of the examples are red herrings and won’t produce anything but fustration. All answers have six letters.

SQUARE SHUFFLESQUARE SHUFFLE

Take one letter from each colour to make up 4 six-letter words associated with a theme. We give you the first letter to get you started. Every letter must be used once only.

TRANSFORMERSTRANSFOMERS

Take a letter from the centre word and, without changing the order of the letters, fit it into a three-letter word to make a new word. Repeat the process, using all the letters of the centre word.

VEXAGONVEXAGON

Nine words can be found in our vexing hexagon, but four letters have been replaced by four colours. Find out what letters are hidden behind those colours.

COLOUR BLOCKS COLOUR BLOCKS

Works like a jigsaw puzzle with all blocks fitting together to make nine five-letter words reading across. Each word is a different colour. Reveal the mystery answer.

ALPHABET SOUPALPHABET SOUP

Use all the letters of the alphabet once only to fill in the spaces to reveal 10 themed words.

BRICK IN THE WALLBRICK IN THE WALL

Weave down & back to find the answer. Use each letter only once.

CHAIN LETTERSCHAIN LETTERS

Can you find the 13-letter word hiding in the chain? You must use all 13 letters once only and can move from circle to circle only where they’re connected by lines.

FIGURES OF FUNFIGURES OF FUN

Each letter has a different numerical value between 1 & 9. Find out what each letter represents to reach the added totals by across and down. Two values have been filled in.

MAGIC SQUARESMAGIC SQUARES

MATCH BOXESMATCH BOXES

Weave down & back to find the answer. Use each letter only once.

MOVIE WATCHMOVIE WATCH

Unscamble the movie titles for the nominated actor.

PRISMPRISM

Track down the six themed words hidden in the prism. The words appear either clockwise or anti-clockwise and are on alternate letter spaces.

SPIROGRAMSPIROGRAM

You can solve this puzzle from the inside out or the outside in. Either way the answer is the same.

SET SQUARESET SQUARE

Fill in the missing numbers so the equations work left to right and top to bottom. Each equation must equal the number indicated at the side or bottom.

STEPSSTEPS

Altering one letter at each stage to form a new word every time, change the word on the top line to the word on the bottom.

WHAT’S WHATWHAT’S WHAT

Complete the 3-letter words and the middle row down will reveal the mystery answer.

WHEEL WORDS
(UK)
WHEEL WORDS (UK)

Your target is to create as many words of 4 letters or more (British English) using the letters once only but always including the letter in the centre of the wheel.

WHEEL WORDS (U.S)WHEEL WORDS (U.S)

Your target is to create as many words of 4 letters or more (American English) using the letters once only but always including the letter in the centre of the wheel.

WORDY GIGWORDY GIG

Here are four obscure words – all from a dictionary or encyclopaedia – and their meanings. Just to confuse you, we’ve added some false definitions of our own.

SUDOKU

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UK or U.S STYLEDUK or U.S. CROSSWORDS

Choose between U.S or UK-styled crosswords. 13×13 format.