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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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Andy Robertson's there and when Kieran Tierney gets fit it will give Clarke a familiar head scratcher. It's after that we hit problems.
NIZAAM Carr's 'head scratcher' of a shoulder injury has cast doubt over the South African's participation in Saturday's visit of Bristol Bears to the Ricoh Arena.
Harry Herbert, racing manager for owners Highclere Thoroughbred, called the performance a real 'head scratcher'.
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. ose intent on gathering every bit of booty may 'nd things a little frustrating if they're intent on hitting a 100% completion rate, as there's no way to go back up, but in away that's the charm of this title.
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. Those intent on gathering every bit of booty may find things a little frustrating if they're intent on hitting a 100% completion rate, as there's no way to go back up, but in away that's the charm of this title.
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. ose intent on gathering every bit of booty may nd things a little frustrating if they're intent on hitting a 100% completion rate, as there's no way to go back up, but in away that's the charm of this title.
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.1 contender for Detroit's championship belt.
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.
COUNTRYSIDE: I'm sure everyone will agree that this summer's weather pattern has been a real head scratcher. While some of the produce in the garden has flourished to the ridiculous state, a majority of always-successful crops sputtered, coughed, and gave up.
By the Numbers, Lincecum Contract a Head Scratcher (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4079:by-the-numbers-lincecum-contract-a-head-scratcher&catid=26:editorials&Itemid=39)
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.