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By C. R. Wylie Jr.

Do you love puzzles in line with good judgment and reasoning? do this one:
In a undeniable financial institution the location of cashier, supervisor, and teller are held by means of Brown, Jones, and Smith, even though now not unavoidably in that order. The teller, who used to be an in basic terms baby, earns the least. Smith, who married Brown's sister, earns greater than the executive. What place does each one guy fill?
If you're keen on to entertain your self and stretch psychological muscle mass on difficulties like this or more challenging ones, listed below are one hundred and one completely new difficulties for that you want no designated wisdom, no mathematical training—simply the facility to cause clearly.
Follow those difficulties via and you may not just raise your skill to imagine in abstractions, yet you'll get pleasure from fixing homicide difficulties and robberies, see which fishermen are liars and the way a blind guy can determine colour simply through common sense, and revel in dozens of attention-grabbing events. Puzzles diversity from effortless to quite tricky, and should please either novices and experts.

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O. Howe Fruitful were well blessed with children, so that the difficulties usually confronting parents were for them almost insurmountable. For instance, of their ample brood seven wouldn't touch spinach, six wouldn't eat carrots, and five wouldn't eat beans. Four would eat neither spinach nor carrots, three would eat neither spinach nor beans, and two would touch neither carrots nor beans. One of the children wouldn't eat spinach, carrots, or beans. And none would eat all three of the vegetables.

Furness. The mathematics teacher and the Latin teacher were roommates in college. Eggleston is older than Furness but has not taught as long as the economics teacher. As students,Mrs. Arthur and Miss Bascomb attended one high school while the others attended a different high school. Furness is the French teacher's father. The English teacher is the oldest of the six both in age and in years of service. In fact he had the mathematics teacher and the history teacher in class when they were students in the Stillwater High School.

As a result they were soon done and on their way home. If Doris didn't go into the grocery store, Both Ethel and Mrs. Winters bought meat, Margaret came home with more money than she had when she started, Mrs. Price didn't go into any of the places where Lucille or Mrs. Torrey went, What was each woman's full name, and what two places did each visit? 34 In a certain small high school the courses in biology, economics, English, French, history, and mathematics are taught by just three men, Mitchell, Morgan, and Myers, each of whom teaches two subjects.

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