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466. Can you turn FACE into MASK in only four steps by changing one letter at a time to form the interim words?

FACE
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MASK

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467. What is the 5-digit number (no zeros) in which each number goes up in increasing order from left to right and the total of all the digits when added is 25?

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468. Reduce the high-flown language below to a common saying.

The tenderest of passions and feelings causes the rotational force propelling this inhabited planet.

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469. You have stealthily raided your small child's piggy bank.  You feel slightly guilty as you count the money.  You have the same number of dimes and quarters totaling exactly $2.45.  When you turn honest and put it back, how many of each coin will you need to replace?  Your child keeps a record of how much she puts in and in what denomination, of course.

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470. What 3 words, formed form different arrangements of the same 5 letters, will complete the sentences below?

The old _______ stood gracefully under the trees, its stable housing horses with silky, well-cared for ______ .  This happy stable existed as long as there were ______ to keep it in perfect condition.

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471. In a contest to guess the number of buttons in a jar, Alice guessed 25, Betty guessed 21, Charles guessed 23, Dave guessed 27, and Ed guessed 24.  They were off by 4, 1, 2, and 2.  One was correct?  Who won, and how many buttons were in the jar?

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472. Here's a palindrome!

A record kept by someone who uses a wood and a putter, among other things.

_  _  _  _       _  _  _

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473. A bolt of cloth is colored as follows: one-third and one-quarter of it are black, the other 8 yards are gray.  How long is the bolt?

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474. When the following groups of letters are unscrambled into words, which one is the odd man out?

TLPHEEAN      NLIO      GTREI      BGERLI

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475. Eight children decided to play army, so they divided into 2 teams of 4.  Each team had there own fort to defend.  One team put 2 members inside the fort to plan their strategy and placed their other 2 members outside the fort to stand watch.  One member facing due east, and the other member facing due west.  After about 5 minutes of standing watch, one member standing watch says to the other member standing watch, "what are you smiling about?".  How was he able to determine that his friend was smiling?

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476. What is the 4 digit number (no zeros) in which the last digit is the number of sides on a hexagon, the first digit is one-half of the last, the second digit is the first digit subtracted from the last, and the third digit is the sum of the first and second digits?

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477. With the numbers 123456789, make them add up to 100.
They must stay in the same order.
You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Remember, they have to stay in the same order.

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478. What 10 letter word can be spelled using only the letters on the top row of a standard keyboard?

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479. The following 14 letters can be anagrammed into an English translation of a three-word sign you might see on a Spanish or Italian shopkeeper's door.

C C D E F H L L N O O R S U

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480. How many times can you subtract 6 from 30?

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