61. In the local flower shop, the florist uses his own logic to set his
prices. He charges 16¢ for a rose, 42¢ for a nasturtium, and 29¢ for a jonquil. Using the same logic how much is a tulip?

21¢. (a vowel costs 3¢ and a consonant costs 5¢).

62. Can you determine the word that this verse describes?

My first is in fish but not in snail

My second in rabbit but not in tail

My third in up but not in down

My fourth in tiara but not in crown

My fifth in tree you plainly see

My whole a food for you and me

63. Can you determine how this sequence of numbers is arranged?

2 3
6 7
1 9
4 5 8

Spell out each of the numbers and you will find that the sequence is in reverse alphabetical order.

64. In your pocket you have an equal amount of nickels, dimes and quarters.
The total is $4.40. How many of each do you have?

65. All of the vowels (A, E, I, O, and U, but not Y) have been removed from the
following proverb, and the remaining letters broken into groups of 3 letters
each. Replace the vowels to find the proverb.

BRD SFF THR
FLC KTG THR

BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER.

66. Some words can be anagrammed into apt descriptions of themselves. For
instance, ENDEARMENTS is a word that applies to TENDER NAMES; VILLAINOUSNESS is
obviously the word fitting AN EVIL SOUL'S SIN. Can you work out the 6
listed below?

1. Voices rant on

2. A rope ends it

3. Often sheds tears

4. Apt is the cure

5. Nine thumps

6. Is not solaced

1. Conversation 2. Desperation 3. Softheartedness 4. Therapeutics 5. Punishment 6. Disconsolate.

67. Artie has 2 more brothers than he has sisters. His sister Margo has
four more brothers than she has sisters. If there are fewer than 10 children in the immediate family how many boys and girls are there?

Artie has 3 brothers and one sister. Margo has 4 brothers and no sisters.

68. What is the four-digit number in which the first digit is one-third the
second, the third is the sum of the first and second and the last is three times the second?

69. When written out solidly in upper case type and without a hyphen, the number
TWENTYNINE is the only number---repeat the only number---that is very unusual and consists of ...what? If TWENTY-NINE is written with the hyphen, there
is a modification that must be made to ensure that it too possesses the property which the unhyphenated version has. What is it?

TWENTYNINE is the only number composed entirely of as many straight lines as the number itself indicates; that is 29. If the number is spelled with a hyphen, TWENTY-NINE, the modification necessary is to use a Y with 2 strokes rather than the three-stroke Y used here.

70. Can you figure out the palindrome that is a description of a very humorous
prince, king, or other ruler?

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

71. If 6 winkles and 3 wonkles cost 15¢, and you can buy 9 wonkles and 3 winkles
for the same 15¢, what will it cost to buy 100 wonkles?

$1.00. Wonkles cost 1¢ each and winkles cost 2¢ each.

72. Two pieces of chain were found on a battlefield. The chains were formed
of circular links, all of the same size, made from metal half an inch thick. One piece of chain was precisely 3 feet long. The other piece
was 22 inches. Assuming that 1 piece of chain contained 6 links more than the other, how many links were there in each piece of chain?

73. Start with the number of wheels on a unicycle, multiply by the number of
sides of a pentagon then multiply by the number of cards in a bridge deck. What's the answer?

74. It's hard to go back to school after vacation, but you have to get to work
sometime. Go from FAIL to PASS in only four steps, changing one letter at
a time and making a good English word at each step.

F A I
L

_ _ _ _

_ _ _ _

_ _ _ _

P A S S

Of course there may be other answers, but this one works: FAIL, PAIL, PALL, PALS, PASS.

75. A gentleman who died recently left *just over *$8000 to be divided between
his widow, his five sons, and four daughters. He stipulated that every son should receive three times as much as a daughter, and that every daughter should
receive twice as much as their mother. If the precise amount left by the man was $8000.07, how much did the widow receive?

The widow received $205.13.