Question 28 of the Cryptic Quiz: “Three is the Magic Number!”

14th September 2009 by Simon G

It’s Monday morning in the UK MOO Office and whilst our American counterparts are fast asleep, we’re scratching our skulls thinking about the next question for MOO’s Cryptic Quiz.

We had an amazing response over the weekend with almost 400 of you getting involved. Remember, as we’re choosing the winner for each question at random, everyone stands a chance of winning some amazing prizes. We kick of this week with a super prize – we’re giving away 3 Pokens. If you don’t know what a Poken is, take a trip to their website to find out!

Now, without delay, on to the first question of the day. Ready? Steady? QUIZ!

Hardboiled, Part Ten

Things Take a Turn for the Worse

Ray saw Mary first and giving a yip of fear he shouted, “LOOK OUT, BROTHERS! SHE’S GOT A…

Ray's Rebus

Ray, unfortunately, becomes quite cryptic when he’s terrified.

Q: What does Mary have that’s so alarmed Ray?

Wondering what to do? Simply form the end of Ray’s scream by using the pictures. We’re looking for one word. Answers in the comments please…

Comments (35)

  1. Andrew Sosnkowski:

    Knife (knit-it)+(wife-W)

  2. Clare selley:


  3. Ariel Cummins:

    Knife? As in (knit – it) + (wife – w)?

  4. Tanja:


    Poor ray..

  5. Dominic:

    She’s got a knife!

  6. Nina Udvadia:


  7. Heather:

    The answer is knife.

  8. Scott:


    (Knit – It) + (wife – W)

  9. Mélanie Wintersdorff:

    knif !!

    Bonne soirée!

  10. Melissa Osburn:

    KNIT-IT = KN

  11. BexUK:

    …knife! [knit - (Cousin) it, and wife - (george) w bush] although I’d say the woman looks more of a housemaid than a wife given this is now the 21st C… so maybe I’m wrong!

  12. Aaron McFann:


  13. Abigail Adams:

    She has a knife

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