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556. In baseball, how many outs are there in an inning?

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557. A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half hour.  How many minutes would the pills last?

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558. During a junior high school basketball game, one team member of the team with the ball is at the half court line, he dribbles, stops then dribbles again, where must the referee be in order to blow the whistle?

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559. Margot likes knights but not battlers; she likes writing but not typing; she likes to listen but not to sing.  Does she like an unknown or a famous author?

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560. A trucker wants to drive under a bridge but finds that his rig is an inch higher than the bridge's clearance.  The frustrated driver pulls to the side of the road and is checking maps to find his shortest alternative route when a small child comes up to him and says, "Hey, Mister, for five bucks I'll tell you how to get your truck through."  Her suggestion worked.  What was it?

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561. It's a mistake to hire amateurs, as the archaeologist found to his great distress.  One of his new staff came running in one day, all excited.  He had just paid a local a great deal of money for an extremely valuable coin.  As he said, "I've never seen one like this before, and I've been looking in museums for thirty years.  It's a genuine Egyptian coin marked 100 B.C. - solid gold!" The director of the expedition sighed wearily and fired him.  Why?

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562. Find the word that fits the first definition, then add a "D" in front of it to make a new word that matches the second definition.

Place a "D" in front of uncooked, and get to sketch.

Place a "D" in front of a type of small bread, and find it amusing.

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563. Make a dent in your mental energy and complete the word below by filling in the missing letters.

M  _  _  _  F  _  S  _  _  T  _  _  N

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564. If you started boring a hole through the earth from New York, where would you exit?

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565. Back at the toy store, the proprietor has priced a game at 14 cents, a doll at 21 cents. a koala bear at 28 cents, and a top at 14 cents.  Using the same logic or lack of it, how much does he charge for a pinwheel?

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566. Young John-John Kennedy was named after me.  Yet my name is neither John nor Kennedy.  How can that be?

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567. The combined ages of Sharon and Doug total 16.  In six years, Doug will be three-fourths of Sharon's age.  In 10 years, he will be four-fifths of Sharon's age.  How old are they now?

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568. What three-letter word inserted in the two blanks below will create two new words from those on either side?  ( Hyphenated words are allowed.)

RAT_____________GO

SUN_____________GENT

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569. Start with the number of lives a cat reputedly has, multiply by the number of stitches saved by a stitch in time and add 10.  What's the answer?

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570. Each of the following words contains the letters MAR.  Using the definitions, fill in the blanks:

More insane; colloquially, more angry--also a paint
color:  M A - - - R
A shopping area; colloquially, anywhere goods are
sold:  MAR- - - - - - - -           
Scanty:  M - A - - R

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