Weekly Puzzler #139:Tangerine-Sized Nuts

Hey all! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are enjoying the weekend. Is the weather nice where you live?

Rather than spend Black Friday in the stores shopping, my family went to the woods to enjoy a hike to a beautiful spot overlooking the mountains. Ahhh, it was so much quieter than the stores!

Check out this photo of these large nuts. Have you noticed this year’s bumper crop of NUTS? The squirrels and other animals who eat them are going to be in Heaven! So many! Have you seen any like this in piles where you’ve been hiking?



Do you know what they are? I wish it was possible to convey the smell through the internet. Have you ever picked one up and given it a whiff? Oh, I love the smell of these!

Check back next weekend to see if you are correct. And don’t forget to add your guess in the comment box below–chances to qualify for this quarter’s drawing are running out! A winner will be chosen on the first day of winter, just a few weeks away. Good luck!

See you again soon.

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  1. Helen Johnson November 26, 2016 at 3:38 pm #

    They look like black walnuts still encased in their hulls.

    • Sharon Mammoser November 27, 2016 at 8:53 pm #

      Helen, You are correct! Thanks for reading.

  2. Joe November 26, 2016 at 8:02 pm #

    Black Walnuts

  3. Colleen Gilgenbach November 26, 2016 at 8:10 pm #

    When I saw the pic I thought. Black Walnuts….your hands are going to smell bad! They make the best “ink” Such a soft pretty brown to draw with.

    • Sharon Mammoser November 27, 2016 at 8:54 pm #

      Oh, I have never tried to write with them but I will try it! What a great idea. I like the way they smell!

  4. Claire November 27, 2016 at 8:50 pm #

    Because you mentioned smell, I’m guessing black walnuts.

    • Sharon Mammoser November 27, 2016 at 8:54 pm #

      Claire, You are correct! Thanks for reading.