Daily Mind Meld, Spy Games

Daily MindMeld #305 – Spy Games

Spy Logic Puzzles Brain Games Brainteasers

Puzzle (Answer below)

The spy parked his car in the early evening on the icy drive in preparation for the raid on the secret headquarters. He wanted to make sure that no one knew that he had been there. so had brought his trusty salt and pepper shakers with him.

What did he need the salt and Pepper for?

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BrainXChallenge #1 - 10 Brainteasers

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Category: Math

Math Puzzle - Expression

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Category: Visual Puzzles

Visual Puzzle - VIDDLE

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What is the same rightside up as well as upside down?

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Category: Brainteasers

WhoDunIt

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4 / 10

Category: Math

Math Puzzle - Expression

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A common saying that refers to a very small opening or space.

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Category: Visual Puzzles

Visual Puzzle - VIDDLE

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Category: Riddles

Word Riddle - Short

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Category: Riddles

Word Riddle - Complex

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It's a double series.

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Category: Math

Math Puzzle - Logic Squares

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Think of the length of the words.

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Category: Brainteasers

Brainteaser - Code Breaking

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The answer is a whole number.

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Category: Math

Math Puzzle - Expression

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Skills

Trivia Knowledge/Recall, Critical Thinking

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Answer

The salt was for spreading on the ice that would melt to obliterate his tire tracks and then freeze later in the night showing no sign of the car and the pepper would be sprinkled in his tracks to throw search dogs off the scent. 

For more information on the effectiveness of pepper on tracking please see this New York Times article.

New York Times: Did Pepper Throw Dogs Off the Scent of 2 Fugitives?

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