brain-twister

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brain-twister

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-twister—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

brain-twister

and brain-teaser
n. a puzzle, especially one that requires thinking. Can you help me with this brain-teaser? I can spend my whole vacation doing brain-twisters.
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A smorgasbord of casual game genres awaits the players: from brain twisters and match 3 games to hidden object and strategy games.
Girls shared their favorite brain twisters in NMG's "Think Outside the Box" survey.
In the meantime, The Heist transports you into a Mission Impossible-style situation where you must crack dozens of tricky brain twisters to unlock the vault and claim your reward inside.
Created and compiled by Kelly Whit (who creates puzzles of 'Country Woman' magazines, and newspapers throughout Wisconsin) "Badger Brain Twisters: Wisconsin Trivia, Games, Puzzles, and More!" is a compendium of crosswords, sudoku, cryptoquotes, trivia quizzes, trivia quizzes, word finds, and other puzzles with a Wisconsin theme.
In others, the game relies on more devious brain twisters, one of which even involves hidden numbers and the use of cryptology.
Hercule Poirot, everyone's favorite fastidious chocoholic Belgian detective, appears here in a dozen unrelated brain twisters of the sort that have made Christie and her sleuth immortal.
Beginners can compete with experts on such brain twisters as: By what nickname did a production of Romeo and Juliet featuring a racing car become known?And: What is the inscription on Shakespeare's gravestone?
Tricks for Trainers (in two volumes) offers brain twisters, early-bird exercises and easy tricks to teach participants.