## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Efficient Gardening

How did you do laying out the fixed size garden? Did you maximize the vegetable potential?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Time for Reflection

Did you properly reflect upon these timely questions?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Falling Letters

Were you able to identify these drop-in/drop-out phrases?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Random Word Search

How many “hidden” words could you find in this random word grid? Did you find the longest word?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Eggsact Decartoning

Were you able determine the best order to decarton eggs, without unnecessarily unbalancing the carton?

And the Daycare Was Mad goes to…

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Sleeping Bag Conundrum

Were you able to calculate the combinations of scouts that allowed for a good night’s sleep at the museum?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution — Making Up 2015

Were you able to complete the crossword puzzle with words that summed to 5, 13, 31, or multiples thereof?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Regular Palindrome Numbers

Did you find the 79 regular numbers under 10^8 are also palindromes in at least one base from 2 to 10?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Friend Diagrams

Were you able to classify each of my friends’ names appropriately? Which segment only had two names?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Four Color States

Were you able to color the Lower 48 in just 4 colors? Could you do it with 12 US States in each color?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Modulo Fibonacci

Were you able to find the Fibonacci numbersthat have their position identified by the sum of their last few digits?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Anagrammed Emmy Winners

Were you able to unscramble these relatively recent Emmy winners?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Right Triangle Numbers

Did you find any sets of triangle numbers that made a right triangle?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – 99 Word Grid

How many words summing to 99 could you find? Were you able to solve the word grid for your chance at a fabulous prize?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Sharing the Name Game

How many root words that generate all English words when run through The Name Game did you “find-find-bo-bind”?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Word Chainz

Were you able to find the word chain that gets you from ALCHEMIST to MATERIAL — repeating the last four letters of each previous word along the way?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Disemvoweled ’80s One-Hit Wonders

Were you able to reconstitute these (in)famous one-hit wonders from the 1980s?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Counting Ones

Were you able to find the runs numbers under ten million where the running count of observed 1s meets or exceeds the running count?

Were you able to unravel these palindrome and anadrome clues and solve this week’s GeekDad Puzzle of the Week?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Jungle River Crossing

This past week’s puzzle, recounting our recent tropical excursion: As part of our recent jungle adventure (invented solely for the purposes of this puzzle), my wife Allison and our two children Max and Nora had to cross a river with our supplies to view a live volcano. From a local canoe rental firm, we were […]

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Lychrel Sequences

What are the longest runs and sequences of steps required to “disprove” consecutive Lychrel number candidates? Are there many repeated palindromes made?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Easter Anniversary Dates

Were you able to determine how many times my Anniversary was on Easter or just after a Friday the 13th? Is the \$50 ThinkGeek gift certificate in your name?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Excessive Sums

Did you find the number of positive integers under 1,000,000 that cannot be written as the sum of exactly two Excessive Numbers?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Paper Planes

Were you able to circumnavigate with the fewest number of planes? If so, then the \$50 ThinkGeek Gift Certificate may have your name on it!

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Eight Queens

Did you determine if 8 queens could be put on a chess board simultaneously? If so, in how many ways? Did you win the \$50 ThinkGeek gift certificate?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Squared Roots

Were you able to determine the number of counting numbers under 10 million without any squared factors?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Abbreviated Rivers

Were you able to determine the rivers’ names, given that their vowels were washed away?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Presidents’ Day 2014

Were you able to decipher the Presidential quote?

## GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Functional Numeric Wordsearch

Can you find the largest and smallest value of the function listed with strips of digits pulled from the grid?