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Puzzles: Riddles, Brainteasers, and Games

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


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. See the answer.

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. See answer.

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Plus, see our Calendar page for the Puzzle of the Day.

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Catherine Boeckmann

Catherine Boeckmann loves nature, stargazing, and gardening so it’s not surprising that she and The Old Farmer’s Almanac found each other. She leads digital content for the Almanac website, and is also a certified master gardener in the state of Indiana. Read More from Catherine Boeckmann

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