Holiday Puzzles 2016

 1. RED FLAGS There are 18 countries/territories whose flags are red and white.How many of them can you identify? (Yes, some of them look very similar!)
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Austria     Bahrain     Canada     Denmark     Georgia     Greenland     Hong Kong     Indonesia     Japan
Latvia     Monaco     Poland     Qatar     Singapore     Switzerland     Tonga     Tunisia     Turkey

 2. HEX LOOP Draw a loop through some of the vacant hexes so that the loop does not take any sharp (60o) turns, and each number indicates how many of the neighboring hexes are part of the loop.

 3. NINE SQUARE PIECES A 29×34 rectangle can be cut into 9 squares as shown below. Find another way that a 29×34 rectangle can be cut into 9 squares.

4. WORD TRIOS

Insert some letters to complete some famous trios when reading across.

 5. NUMBERS IN BETWEEN In the list to the right, every number in the list appears twice, and counts the number of letters in between the two occurrences. For example, there are 7 letters in between the two appearances of "SEVEN". Find a list like this whose largest number is NINE.