brain-teaser

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Synonyms for brain-teaser

a difficult problem

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Some neat comparative clips show how the originally clearer plotting turned into a brain-twister as explanatory scenes disappeared and ones turning up the Bogart-Bacall sexual heat were added.
Why elderly poverty is a bigger brain-twister than, say, childhood poverty, Margolis doesn't say, but sure enough it's a tough subject.
The authors took three years to fashion the brain-twister.
It's been compared to ``Westworld,'' ``Seconds,'' ``The Usual Suspects'' and even ``Alice in Wonderland,'' but that just indicates what an original brain-twister the movie really is.
Darlene is one of nine La Reina team members going to the 15th annual Ventura County brain-twister to be held Saturday at Oxnard High School.