One-Minute Brainteasers

Here are the answers to the three puzzles on the One-Minute Brainteasers page:


1. Hangwords:
Fill in the letter blanks to make a word:
O __ __ O X __ O __ __


2. Food Words:
Find a food word whose pronunciation completes the sentence sensibly:
If we __________ this year, let’s have a formal wedding next year.
Answer: cantaloupe (can’t elope)


3. Cities and States:
Find a city in the state whose pronunciation completes the question sensibly:
Did the insurance salesman try to __________ and Pa a new policy in Alabama?
Answer: Selma (sell Ma)