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  • n. Plural form of brainteaser.

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Examples

  • But the Nintendo DS – which comes with two screens, including a touch panel – has been a big hit with older people and women with new kinds of games such as brainteasers and virtual pet games.

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  • The DS is marketed primarily as a teaching toy, or one to help exercise the mind -- a personal handheld gaming device on which to solve puzzles and brainteasers.

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  • As usual, the way to end the madness is by solving gentle brainteasers along your travels, triggering new portions of the plot to unfold.

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  • Last night I ran through all the puzzle challenges in Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers, which were fairly basic, easy-to-solve brainteasers in the mindset of the ones previously published in The Duelist.

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  • The novel's overcomplicated conspiracies and esoteric brainteasers can get tedious, and the various religious motivations make little sense.

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  • The interviews, loaded with brainteasers that would challenge Gauss and computer-coding versions of Jeopardy, were only the first stage.

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  • Verdon appears to take a certain fiendish glee in his brainteasers.

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  • The first is that you have to read all the bits of your newspaper every day, not just the first two pages and the brainteasers.

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  • Existential brainteasers have long fascinated California conceptual photographer John Divola, who, like John Baldessari, is known for creating diptychs pairing his images to texts.

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  • In early June, thousands of intrepid puzzle-solvers hit downtown Washington for our third annual Post Hunt, a game in which teams must solve a series of brainteasers.

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