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By Peter Winkler

A learn mathematician/puzzle maven stocks a few a hundred of the brain-teasers proper to assorted components of the sphere that he has lengthy been accumulating. He presents strategies to such puzzles as "the absent-minded pill-taker," "deterministic poker," and "Washingtons and feminists," yet a few stay unsolved up to now"

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Clues: 67/Answer: 87-88. The Unwanted Gift ... , ............................. , ... , .................... A nobleman was very displeased when he received an expensive gift from the King. Why? Clues: 68/Answer: 89. fLEASE: J fl'A~e ... tloT ME; , 38 ~oT Mt ,.. " ............................ " ........... " ... " ...... " ... Benjamin Franklin was a well-educated man. Why did he deliberately spell Philadelphia wrongly? Clues: 48/Answer: 72. Middle Eastern Muddle ·...........................................

The collector was told that the two items were an original Stradivarius and a previously unknown work by Vincent van Gogh. At first, the collector was thrilled but later he became very dejected. Why? Clues: 53/Answer: 76. Ford's Lunch ·.... " ............................... " ... " .. " .... " ..... Before hiring anyone in a senior post, Henry Ford, the auto magnate, always took the candidate out to dinner. Why? Clues: 54-55/Answer: 77. 41 The Hairdresser ..........................................................

Clues: 66/Answer: 87. 46 THE CLUES An American Shooting Although an innocent man was killed, no crime was committed. Both men were armed. This took place in the 19th century. The Animal Marmaduke was able to deduce what the animal was from Alan Quartermaine's statement alone. Only one animal has just four knees. Apprehended The burglar left no clues inside the house. The incident took place in the middle of winter. Bad Impression He deliberately sprayed water over the paintings. This damaged them.

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