**Answer #251**

Banbury -> Stow-on-the-Wold -> Cheltenham -> Gloucester -> Stroud = 120 minutes

**Answer #252**

The numbers are in alphabetical order – Eight, Four, Three, Two, Zero.

**Answer #253**

1. Pentagon

2. Loonie

3. Westminster

4. White House

5. Lead foot

6. Suits

7. Languages or dialects

**Answer #254**

Police (Hawaii 5O) emergency (911)

**Answer #255**

The answer is 62, as the 13 multiplier and divisor cancel each other out leaving 39 + 23.

**Answer #256**

The answer makes sense if the puzzle is looked at backwards where on the last day the sloth makes it to the top with a three foot climb, while every other day the net is only one foot. So one 3 foot day + twelve 1 foot days is a total of 13 days.

**Answer #257**

1. Day and Night

2. An Address

**Answer #258**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are: 12, 12, 10, 10, 12, 10, 11, 10

**Answer #259**

Ground connection

**Answer #260**

The answer is 27, moving left to right, in multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction.

## Questions 261-270

**Answer #261**

1. Mari Lwyd

2. Spider webs

**Answer #262**

1. Paddington Bear

2. Betty Boop

**Answer #263**

1. Unemployed

2. To go to the washroom

3. Making futile and risky efforts

4. Gravestone monument

5. Funeral costs

6. Washroom

**Answer #264**

1. A Pencil

2. Your shadow

**Answer #265**

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”

**Answer #266**

1. Your Voice

2. A Broom

**Answer #267**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are: 30, 4, 26, 42, 12

**Answer #268**

Therapy Question

**Answer #269**

1. A Spider

2. Silence

**Answer #270**

Total of either side is 90

## Questions 271-280

**Answer #271**

I think, therefore I am

**Answer #272**

“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up”

**Answer #273**

“Patience is a virtue”

**Answer #274**

Keep calm and carry on

**Answer #275**

1. A fingernail

2. Dozens

**Answer #276**

The answer is 0, as exponents are performed after parentheses and other grouping symbols have been simplified and before any multiplication, division, subtraction and addition that are outside the parentheses or other grouping symbols.

**Answer #277**

Numbers in order from top right to bottom left: 8, 2, 2, 1, 1, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1, 5, 5, 1, 5

**Answer #278**

Stubborn Me (French)

**Answer #279**

1. Nelson Mandela International Day, Mandela Day

2. Groundhog or Badger Day

**Answer #280**

There are four equal paths of 7 hours and 25 minutes:

#1 – Chippenham -> Bath -> Bristol -> Monmouth -> Ross-On-Wye -> Gloucester -> Cheltenham -> Tewkesbury -> Evasham -> Sto-on-the-Wold -> Banbury ->Swindon -> Cirenchester -> Stroud;

#2 – Chippenham -> Bath -> Bristol -> Monmouth -> Ross-On-Wye -> Gloucester -> Stroud -> Cirenchester -> Swindon -> Cheltenham -> Tewkesbury -> Evasham -> Banbury

#3 – Reverse of #1

#4 – Reverse of #2

## Questions 281-290

**Answer #281**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are –

Left Square: -1, -1, -1. -1, 1

Right Square: 13, 26, 12, 24, 8, 16

**Answer #282**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are: 107, 87, 20, -7, 24, 19, -2, 13, -1, -2, -1, 0

**Answer #283**

Love the life you live. Live the life you love.

**Answer #284**

1. “Aspirin” – is a Bayer trademark name for acetylsalicylic acid in many countries.

2. “Dry Ice” – is a solid form of carbon dioxide trademarked by the Dry Ice Corporation of America in 1925.

3. “Escalator” – originally a trademark of Otis Elevator Company.

4. “Flip Phone” – originally a trademark of Motorola.

5. “Kleenex” is a trademark by Kimberly-Clark for facial tissue.

**Answer #285**

1. Spiced Ham

2. Keep It Simple Stupid

3. Sound Navigation and Ranging

4. Also Known As

5. Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

6. Significant Other

**Answer #286**

The answer is 79, as exponents are performed after parentheses and other grouping symbols have been simplified and before any multiplication, division, subtraction and addition that are outside the parentheses or other grouping symbols.

**Answer #287**

The room number is 22

**Answer #288**

The answer is 48, as the parentheses are calculated before division, with subtraction and addition after.

**Answer #289**

To be, or not to be, that is the question

**Answer #290**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are –

Left Square: 29, 25, 27, 23

Right Square: 3, 21, 6, 19

## Questions 291-295

**Answer #291**

1. Mighty Red, Liverpool

2. Captain Blade, Sheffield United

**Answer #292**

Missing numbers from top to bottom, left to right are: 7, 7, 7, 6, 7, 7, 7, 7

**Answer #293**

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly

**Answer #294**

1. “Sharpie” – is a trademark of Sanford L.P., owned by Newell Rubbermaid for permanent markers.

2. “Laundromat” (launderette in the UK) – was a Westinghouse trademark registered in the U.S. in the 1940s.

3. “Ski-doo”- is a trademark of Bombardier Recreational Products for snowmobiles.

4. “Videotape” – was a trademark by Ampex Corporation.

5. “Zipper” – was a trademark of B.F. Goodrich for use in rubber boots

**Answer #295**

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning”