St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, May, 1878, No. 7. eBook

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ISOLA.

PICTORIAL TRANSPOSITION PUZZLES.

To solve these five puzzles:  Find for each picture a word, or words, that will correctly describe it, and then transpose the letters of the descriptive word or words so as to form another word, which will answer to the definition given below the picture.

B.

[Illustration:  1.  Gives right 10.]

[Illustration:  2.  A prince of Hindustan.]

[Illustration:  3.  A token of victory.]

[Illustration:  4.  A sylvan deity.]

[Illustration:  5.  A creator.]

EASY SQUARE-WORD.

1.  Soothing ointment. 2.  A bitter-tasting plant. 3.  Knowledge gained from reading or study. 4.  Mild of temper.

K.

EASY DIAMOND.

1.  A consonant. 2.  A lively animal. 3.  To moisten or irrigate. 4.  A jewel. 5.  A consonant.

ISOLA.

ANSWERS TO PUZZLES IN APRIL NUMBER.

NUMERICAL ENIGMA.—­Victor Emanuel. 1.  Rome; 2.  Turin; 3.  Venice; 4.  Milan.

EASY DIAMOND PUZZLE.—­G, bEt, GeNoa, tOe, A.

WORD SYNCOPATIONS.—­1.  Parsonage—­arson, page. 2.  Noticeable—­ice, notable. 3.  Bewilder—­wild, beer. 4.  Devotee—­vote, Dee. 5.  Decanter—­cant, deer.

ANAGRAMS.—­1.  Annoyance. 2.  Combinations. 3.  Conversion. 4.  Dangerous. 5.  Ceremonial. 6.  Madrigal. 7.  Unalterable. 8.  Disengage.

DROP-LETTER PUZZLE.—­“He doth much who doth well what he hath to do.”

EASY RHOMBOID PUZZLE.—­C A R E
                         N E A T
                           D R O P
                             L E A P

PICTORIAL ANAGRAM PUZZLE.—­Frigates.  Feast, stag, gate, seat, rats, air, fist, tars, safe, stage.

SEXTUPLE WORD-CROSS.—­Full perpendicular:  Bobolink.  Full horizontal:  Bayonet.  Top limb:  Bob.  Bottom limb:  Link.  Left arm:  Bay.  Right arm:  Net.

PRESIDENTIAL DISCOVERIES.—­1.  Ant. 2.  Washing. 3.  Martin, tailor (Taylor). 4.  Ruth. 5.  Birch (Barchard). 6.  Abraham, Zachary. 7.  John, James, Andrew, Thomas. 8.  Tin. 9.  Lard, ham. 10.  Mil. 11.  Ton. 12.  Frank. 13.  Andre. 14.  Rank. 15.  Pier. 16.  Aft. 17.  Ford, dams. 18.  Roe. 19.  Ayes. 20.  Franklin. 21.  Ulysses. 22.  Ash. 23.  William Henry. 24.  Grant. 25.  Mi, la, re. 26.  I Am. 27.  Jam. 28.  Hen. 29.  Ada. 30.  More. 31.  Son.

EASY DOUBLE ACROSTIC.—­America, England. 1.  AgreeablE. 2.  Main. 3.  EgG. 4.  RaiL. 5.  IdeA. 6, ClaN. 7.  AmuseD.

NUMERICAL PUZZLE—­Madagascar.  Dam, sag, car.

   S C
  D A M
   R G

A PROVERB AMONG PROVERBS.—­“Love can neither be bought nor sold; its only price is love.”

A MEDLEY.—–­Scrape, crape, rape, ape.  Capers, cape, cap.  Pacers, pace, ace.  Casper, asp.

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