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From the Ted Talk "Scott Kim: The art of puzzles"

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Now, within that there is some interesting things happening. There is also a _____ towards games that are good for you. Why? Well, we _____ Boomers, Baby Boomers, we're ______ our healthy food, we're __________. What about our minds? Oh no, our parents are getting Alzheimer's. We better do something. Turns out doing crossword puzzles can stave off some of the effects of Alzheimer's. So, we got games like "Brain Age" coming out for the ________ DS, huge hit. A lot of people do Sudoku. In fact some doctors prescribe it.

Solution

  1. trend
  2. aging
  3. eating
  4. exercising
  5. nintendo

Original Text

Now, within that there is some interesting things happening. There is also a trend towards games that are good for you. Why? Well, we aging Boomers, Baby Boomers, we're eating our healthy food, we're exercising. What about our minds? Oh no, our parents are getting Alzheimer's. We better do something. Turns out doing crossword puzzles can stave off some of the effects of Alzheimer's. So, we got games like "Brain Age" coming out for the Nintendo DS, huge hit. A lot of people do Sudoku. In fact some doctors prescribe it.

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Important Words

  1. aging
  2. baby
  3. boomers
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  5. crossword
  6. doctors
  7. ds
  8. eating
  9. effects
  10. exercising
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  12. food
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  14. good
  15. happening
  16. healthy
  17. hit
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  21. minds
  22. nintendo
  23. parents
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  25. prescribe
  26. puzzles
  27. stave
  28. sudoku
  29. trend
  30. turns