Brain Exercise – January 26

Hinky-Pinky – think of a two-word answer that rhymes, such as big pig, stable table. 

  1. Consumes borscht vegetables

  2. Three-legged stand for an Apple MP-3 player

  3. Putting a stop to mixing coffee beans

  4. Cause bodily harm to Astaire’s dance partner Rogers

  5. Comedian’s bit about an acorn tree

  6. Lass’s ringlets

  7. Big expense on a credit card bill

  8. Snapshot of Dorothy’s dog in OZ

  9. Being fond of an ancient Scandinavian raider

  10. Restricting flaw of a knockoff

Four Letter Anagrams – Fill in the blanks in each sentence with 4-letter words that are anagrams (re-arrangements) of one another.

  1. The people could not ____without fear under the rule of the _____ king.

  2. Chef_____ needed _______ juice for the recipe.

  3. Ted didn’t do very _______ with his ______ Artie.

  4. The gardener had no _______ for the _____ who ruined his flowers.

  5. When the plane _______, the edge of its _______ hit a wire.

  6. The speaker _______ many interesting things from the ________.

  7. His knees felt ______ when he _______ from his kneeling position.

  8. Marissa was excited as she _______ the letter from her _______ friend.

  9. The shepherd put some ______ on the sore leg of the ______.

  10. In a year’s ________, some factories _______ pour tons of pollutants into the air.

Hinky Pinky answers

  1. Eats beets

  2. iPod tripod

  3. ending blending

  4. injure Ginger

  5. oak joke

  6. girl’s curls

  7. large charge

  8. Toto photo

  9. Liking Viking

  10. Imitation limitation

 

Four Letter Anagrams answers

  1. Live/evil

  2. Emil/lime

  3. Much/chum

  4. Love/vole

  5. Alit/tail

  6. Said/dais

  7. Sore/rose

  8. Read/dear

  9. Balm/lamb

  10. Time/emit