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brain-teaser

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informal a difficult problem
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Noun1.brain-teaser - a difficult problembrain-teaser - a difficult problem      
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
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Cross Set Infinity is a brain-teasing Sudoku-like puzzle game.
While moving from the traditional teatime slot has inevitably hit viewing figures, merchandise sales have also taken a dip as the show has become simply too brain-teasing for younger viewers to follow.
A MONSTROUS amount of fun is coming to Wrexham this weekend with Catalonian company, Tombs Creatius, set to fill Queen's Square with colour and fun with their collection of colourful, brain-teasing, happinessgenerating games.
The Clue Club pits colleagues, friends and family teams against the clock in sets of brain-teasing riddles.
42 Mr Holmes PG THIS is no brain-teasing adventure from the supersleuth - instead it's about his imagined final days.
A great brain-teasing puzzle for older children and adults ($19.
Although this yarn about a humans-vs-monsters struggle to capture a monster princeling will seem too gooey and elementary for fans of more brain-teasing family fare like "Inside Out," its technical wizardry and zippy, Hollywood-influenced storytelling smarts dwarf any brand of tyke-skewing entertainment China has ever come up with.
This will certainly deliver some brain-teasing fun for younger gamers but that enjoyment will be usurped by perennial pestering for you to spend real world cash to purchase acorns, which can unlock further levels, replenish lives, and so on.
Appropriately named, Lindberg's 'Adventures' sparked off this concert with an air of brain-teasing fun.
DRAGON Film4 9PM Not for the faint hearted, this martial arts film is a fusion of mind-boggling action and brain-teasing noir.
It's not your average story opening, but offers just a glimpse of the weird and wonderful world you're entering, full to the brim with brain-teasing puzzles and quirky gameplay features.
Your two-hour experience includes 30 minutes kit up and briefing, followed by around six brain-teasing, adrenalin-pumping, tactical missions in the purpose-built all-weather arena, including Domination, Total Defence and VIP Escort.