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Well, what are the answers?

D.C. Cab
Wednesday, November 28, 2001

This is what I got:

0  24 H in a D    24 Hours In a Day
1  26 L of the A    26 Letters of the Alphabet
2  7 D of the W    7 Days of the Week
3  7 W of the W    7 Wonders of the World
4  12 S of the Z    12 Signs of the Zodiac
5  66 B of the B    66 Books of the Bible
6  52 C in a P (WJs)    52 Cards in a Pack (Without Jokers)
7  13 S in the USF    13 Stripes in the United States Flag
8  18 H on a G C    18 Holes on a Golf Course
9  39 B of the O T    39 Books of the Old Testament
10 5 T on a F    5 Toes on a Foot
11 90 D in a R A    90 Degrees in a Right Angle
12 3 B M (S H T R)    3 Blind Mice (See How They Run)
13 32 is the T in D F at which W F  32 is the Temperature in Degrees Fahrenheit at which Water Freezes
14 15 P in a R T    15 Players in a Rugby Team
15 3 W on a T    3 Wheels on a Tricycle
16 100 C in a R    ?
17 11 P in a F (S) T    11 Players in a Football (Soccer) Team
18 12 M in a Y    12 Months in a Year
19 13=UFS    13 is Unlucky For Some
20 8 T on a O    8 Tentacles on a Octopus
21 29 D in F in a L Y    29 Days in February in a Leap Year
22 27 B in the N T    27 Books in the New Testament
23 365 D in a Y    365 Days in a Year
24 13 L in a B D    13 Loaves in a Bakers Dozen
25 52 W in a Y    52 Weeks in a Year
26 9 L of a C    9 Lives of a Cat
27 60 M in a H    60 Minutes in a Hour
28 23 P of C in the H B 23 Pairs of Chromosomes in the Human Body
29 64 S on a C B    64 Squares on a Chess Board
30 9 P in S A    ?
31 6 B to an O in C    6 Balls to an Over in Cricket
32 1000 Y in a M    1000 Years in a Millenium
33 15 M on a D M C    15 Men on a Dead Mans Chest

I couldn't get #16 and #30 but 31/33 isn't bad. Who knows what those other ones could be.

D.A. Cajucom
Thursday, November 29, 2001

Sheesh, these are easy

30 9 P in S A  = Nine parakeets in south america
31 6 B to an O in C = Six boxes to an outhouse in Cambridge
32 1000 Y in a M = 1000 Yams in a Mash (a yam mash, of course)
33 15 M on a D M C = 15 Muscrats on a Deceased Muscrat Campaign...

Joel Spolsky
Friday, November 30, 2001

9 P in S A 9 Provinces in South Africa
100 C in a R 100 Cents in a Rand

Chad Hulbert
Friday, November 30, 2001

Without cheating ... 32 of 33 was not bad either

CATWOMAN
Monday, December 03, 2001

With the "POWER" of the internet, how can anyone NOT cheat....I just don't see anyone getting 30+ in one sitting....maybe over the span of several days!  Sorry folks, good try though!

I'll be the honest one here and say that I got 20 correct before I turned to the net for help.

Singapore Stick
Friday, December 07, 2001

Answer to 9 P in S A is 9 Provinces in South Africa.....  hope this helps.  I got 28 also in one sitting!

Noreen, Ireland
Sunday, December 09, 2001

What the hey is a "rand?"  Etymology anyone?

Erik Miller
Thursday, August 01, 2002

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