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a head-scratcher

A thoroughly complex or difficult mystery, problem, puzzle, or riddle. I'm not sure how we'll be able to reach an agreement with the labor unions on this issue. It's a head-scratcher, to be sure. A: "What is weightless but can be seen, and if you put it in a bucket, it will make the bucket lighter?" B: "Hmm, I don't know. That's a real head-scratcher!"
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Trek veteran JJ Abrams really pushed the boundaries with Fringe (Sky1, 10pm), and this week's episode is another head scratcher as Walter assists an investigation in the Alternate Universe which has links to both worlds.
The other good punting race on the card is the Leopardstown Chase which is always a bit of a head scratcher.
For so long, his team more or less picked itself but with the raft of new players, the Italian admits it has become a head scratcher.
Along with pal John Leguizamo, they head out into the country and discover what has been going wrong, in a bizarre turn of events that is a real head scratcher.
The second leg is a real head scratcher but Bene Lad ran well enough on his reappearance to suggest his turn may well be coming round again.
With more questions raised than problems solved, I guess chalk this one up to being a head scratcher.
UPBEAT Michael Cawley HEAD SCRATCHER Boss Michael O'Leary has ideas to revive travel
He said: "I can't understand why this team only scored 12 goals before I came to the club - it's a head scratcher really.
For a free-to-play app, it has a lot going for it - excellent graphics and in-level animation, plus a variety of levels that will send even the most diligent of diggers for the head scratcher.
By the Numbers, Lincecum Contract a Head Scratcher (http://bizofbaseball.
30pm STV haven't been shy to axe big-name programmes in favour of more Scottish fl avoured shows so showing James Corden's World Cup Live is a head scratcher.
HEAD SCRATCHER Lewis Hamilton (left) after crashing in practice for the Japan Grand Prix