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

Add an "M" to a famous boat, and get a stamp or identification.

Add an "M" to inquire, and get a facial covering.

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122. The spy was captured easily, and his message proved to be so simple that the lieutenant saw its importance immediately.  What does it say?

Alice: Tom told Ann Carter, Kelly and Ted, David Atwood was not moving out now.  David awaiting you.

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123. I am a word of 12 letters
My 12, 4, 7, 2, 5 is an Eastern beast of burden
My 1, 8, 10, 9 is a street made famous by Sinclair Lewis
My 11, 3, 6 is past
My whole is a person suffering from delusions of greatness
So, who am I?

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

I _ _ E _ E N _ _  B L _

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125. The happy couple had decided what to name their expected baby, even though they didn't know whether it would be a boy or a girl.  Both their family names contained the letters ODLYL, and the names for both sexes could be made from those letters.  What were the two names?

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126. Mrs. Murphy wanted some oranges, so she sent Margaret to the corner shop to get them.  Margaret came back a few minutes later with some oranges and six lollipops, having spent a total of 43 cents.  Unfortunately, she didn't buy enough oranges, so her brother Mike was sent to get some more.  He returned soon after, also with some oranges and seven sticks of toffee, having spent the same amount as his sister.  What are the prices of the oranges, the lollipops, and the toffee sticks?  Each of the items costs a whole number of cents, and all the items are realistically priced.

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127. What is the 4-digit number (no zeros) in which the last digit is double the third, the third digit is one more than the second, and the first digit is one less than the second and one-fourth of the last?

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128. Here's a palindrome:

What is the nine letter- palindrome with which the very shy person admitted shyness?

_ _ _ _ _,      _ _     _ _

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129. I am a word of 11 letters.
My 7, 3, 8, 4, 5 is what the little girl did when her dog died.
My 9, 10, 6, 2 is an obscuring smudge.
My 1, 11 is an abbreviation for that is.
My whole is as little as it can get.
What am I?

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130. What phrase do the words below represent?

OUCH!      WINDOW

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131. Jim and Barbara bought four presents for various weddings, but they couldn't agree on four identical gifts.  They bought four separate gifts.  The first cost $5.00 more than the second.  The second was half the cost of the first, plus one-third the cost of the first.  The third cost two-thirds of the first, and the last one cost double the third.  They spent a total of $115.  What did each of the gifts cost?

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132. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, but how long did it take him?  Peter and his friend Paul, working together, could pick a peck in 20 minutes; Paul and his friend Percival, working together, could do the job in 30 minutes.  Peter and Percival working together, though, would take 40 minutes to pick a peck.  So, how long would it take for Peter to pick a peck of pickled peppers by himself?

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133. What word logically comes next in the following sequence?

SAME      MEAT     ATTACH     CHIME

a) WORD     b) CHURCH     c) MEASURE     d) LIKE

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134. The names of three foods are interlettered on each of the following lines.  The letters of each of the words are in the correct order, but interletterd with the others.  Unscramble the six foods.

C F H R M E U E E I A S E T T

A P E P P A R L E P L S S U M S

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135. The passenger on the bus asked to be let off at Times Square, when the bus conductor asked the passenger where he got on the passenger said, "two stops after the stop which is one stop less than halfway to Times Square," announced the passenger, pleased with himself.

The conductor thought for a moment, and replied, "the fare is 2 cents more than one half of one penny more than it would be if fares had risen 50 percent this morning."  What fare was being asked for?

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