Riddle O’Day – August Answers

Here are the answers to the Riddle O’Day riddles that are used each August at Big Sea Games. They are in alphabetical order by the first word of the riddle, when applicable. If you’re playing in another month, you can find that month’s riddles at our Riddle O’Day Answers list page. For the latest news and information on Riddle O’Day, check out our archive of Riddle O’Day posts.

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Riddles for August

Colored as a maiden’s cheek
Time was naught when I began
Into the garden I was sneaked
I alone am the fall of man
- APPLE

Double my number
I’m less than a score
Half of my number
Is less than four
- SIX

DRAWER NOW ITS IS
- VIRTUE

ETKMMXS
FQRFATT
XEUXRXE
RGBIXEKE
COLTNGD
BVCEXEM
- HORSE

Give it food and it will live
Give it drink and it will die
- FIRE

Goes over all
The hills and hollows
Bites quite hard
But never swallows
- FROST

Goes up and down the stairs
Without ever moving
- CARPET

I am diamonds that are lost
By the moon
Found by the sun
And picked up soon
- DEW

I cut through evil
Like a sword
Chaos flees at my approach
Symbolized by a balance
I am often said to be blind
- JUSTICE

I go up and down the stairs
without ever moving
- CARPET

I take you by night
By day take you back
None suffer to have me
But do from my lack
- SLEEP

MNA
CNNOTA VLIE
YBHTIS
LAONE
- BREAD

Not born but from
A mother drawn
I hang ’til half
Of me is gone
I rest in a cave until I’m old
Then I’m valued for my gold
- CHEESE

One to the wield
The second test
Three sparrows burst forth to clap
Five will follow the last return
- WEAPON

OUDGH
OICNS
SLBIL
GBLIN
- MONEY

Poke your fingers in my eyes
And I will open my jaws wide
Linen, cloth, paper or hair
I glide right through
No need to tear
- SCISSORS

Pretty as the setting sun
Delicate as the morning dew
An angel’s dusting
From the stars
Turns the earth
Into a frosted moon
- SNOW

Rip off my skin
I won’t cry
But you will
- ONION

Some men lose it
When they get old
A shiny sight to behold
- HAIR

STNBP
OUOEL
NNTAA
GEETY
- MUSIC

The more it dries
The wetter it gets
- TOWEL

They become fat
Without eating
They become pregnant
Without conceiving
- CLOUDS

They can’t be seen
But many believe
When we live they join us
And when we die they leave us
- SOULS

Thirty white horses
On a red hill
First they chomp
Then they stomp
Then they stand still
- TEETH

This runs smoother
Than any rhyme
Loves to fall
But cannot climb
- WATER

This thing
Runs around a city
But never moves
- WALL

TI SI NI
HET YEE FO
HTE HLOBEEDR
- BEAUTY

With no honor among them
In the dark of the night
They take from others
What is not theirs
- THIEVES

What goes up and
Never goes down
- AGE

You can catch this but
You can’t throw it
- COLD

You get many of me
But never enough
You may have me
But one day a year
When the last is gone
The end is near
- BIRTHDAY

You throw this out
When you want to use it
But take it in
When you no longer need it
- ANCHOR

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