a head-scratcher

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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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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.
It's a head trip to be sure, but not meant to be a head scratcher.
It's a head scratcher for sure, but for the moment, let's just say the Tigers like to keep the wheel spinning, The Royals are coming off their first winning season since 2003 and have positioned themselves to be the No.
THE rain soaked Newmarket has really made this year's 1000 Guineas into a proper head scratcher.
The disparity is a head scratcher in what is described as largely a seven-figure barter deal.
And Kipp wonders if this has anything to do with head scratcher that is the absence of petrol in oil-producing UAE.
COUNTRYSIDE: I'm sure everyone will agree that this summer's weather pattern has been a real head scratcher.
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.
By the Numbers, Lincecum Contract a Head Scratcher (http://bizofbaseball.
It's a good start, but the homoerotic undertone is a bit of a head scratcher, but I guess dudes kissing other dudes is so hot right now.
The next head scratcher is the lack of (or my inability to find) any recoil buffer.
As surprising as the Falcons struggles were offensively, Canyon's offense might have been the true head scratcher.
The fact that he chose not to join Van Halen after Sammy Hagar's departure in 1996 will always be a head scratcher.
PHIL Morris admits Bjarne Pedersen's inconsistent form is proving to be a real head scratcher.