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

FACE, FACT, FAST, MAST, MASK (there may be other solutions).

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?

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.

Love makes the world go round.

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.

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.

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?

Charles was correct with 23.

472. Here's a palindrome!

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

_ _ _ _ _ _ _

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?

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

TLPHEEAN NLIO
GTREI BGERLI

GERBIL. Elephants, lions and tigers are not considered good house pets.

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?

They were not standing back to back, they were standing facing one another.

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?

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.

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + (8 X 9) = 100.

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

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

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

Only once, because the second time you will be subtracting from 24 instead of 30.