Answers to Puzzles: Riddles, Brainteasers, Games


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The Old Farmer’s Almanac has always included puzzles to amuse the mind—from riddles to math teasers.

Here are the answers to our featured puzzles:


1. Soon as I’m made, I’m sought with care, for one whole year consulted. That time elapsed, I’m thrown aside, neglected and insulted. ANSWER: An Almanac!

2. Often we are covered with wisdom and wit, and oft with a cloth where the dinner guests sit; In beauty around you and over your head, we are countless, though numbered when bound to be read. ANSWER: Leaves!

Check back here for more featured puzzles.

And see our Calendar page for the Puzzle of the Day.

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