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Posts tagged with conundrum:

Number's Up

Posted on 3 June, 2016

Mystery List

Posted on 21 April, 2016

Latest Lowdown

Posted on 18 April, 2016

Conundrum 5

Posted on 26 March, 2016

Conundrum Now - Burger Soon

Posted on 17 November, 2015

Bridge Puzzle

Posted on 14 August, 2015

Dinkum Dictionary Notes

Posted on 24 July, 2015

Conundrum Cluster

Posted on 12 June, 2015

Hooray for Riddledom

Posted on 8 June, 2015

Salon 46 - Menu-Speak

Posted on 29 September, 2014

Chemical Conundrum

Posted on 22 November, 2013


Posted on 8 November, 2013


Posted on 18 October, 2013

Conundrum 10

Posted on 23 August, 2013

Turbo Trivia

Posted on 31 July, 2013

Conundrum Time

Posted on 19 July, 2013

Two Conundrums (Conundra?)

Posted on 7 June, 2013

Conundrum 9

Posted on 21 June, 2012

Conundrum 8

Posted on 12 June, 2012

Conundrum Cornucopia

Posted on 1 May, 2012

Two More Movie Conundrums (6)

Posted on 19 April, 2012

Guest Conundrum (5)

Posted on 18 April, 2012

Conundrum 4

Posted on 22 March, 2012

Conundrum 3

Posted on 13 March, 2012

Conundrum 2

Posted on 8 March, 2012

Rewording The Brain

Focus & memory, lateral leaps & logic - every aspect of cognitive health is lit in Rewording The Brain, a book revelling in how puzzles boost your brain. Part 2 equips your brain to conquer any twisty clue, plus the wild crossword finale. Pop science meets neural gameplay, Rewording is rewarding, and out now.


Rewording The Brain

Care to renew your noodle? Rewording The Brain explores the latest neural studies, seeing how puzzles (and twisty clues) boost your neurons. Part 2 helps you crack such clues, and prep the grey matter for the crossword showcase to finish. More here

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101 Weird Words (and 3 Fakes)

From Ambidextrous to Zugwang, this mini-dictionary teems with rare or alluring words, plus bonus riddles, puzzles and fun word-facts. Dictionary detective will also nab the collection's three fakes. Ideal for late primary schoolers, or word-nuts in general.

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Gargantuan Book of Words

Sneeze words. Fake pasta. Viking slang. Gargantuan is a jumbo jumble of puzzles & games, mazes & quizzes, tailor-made for that wordy wonderkid in your life. Or anyone in love with letters, secret codes, puns, rhymes, emoji & all things languagey. More here 

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Riddledom Rave

If you missed my riddle chat with Richard Fidler, then feel free to slurp the podcast at http://ab.co/1I9t1x5