Mensa Answers1. Let (inlet, scarlet, playlet)
2. Recipe, pierce
3. Jim is 5 and Jack is 20.
4. The missing letter is R (thrushes, premium, triplex, memoirs).
5. “Now, Eve, we’ve won.”
6. “I’ve had to wear boots, a fur-lined coat and a muffler in this bitter cold,” said Tom warmly.
8. The missing letter is T. [The letters are in two series: A (skip two letters), D (skip two letters), etc.; and then the alphabet backward: Z (skip two letters), W (skip two letters), T.]
Bonus Answer: Julius Ceasar