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 03-06-2014, 06:31 AM Replies: 57 Views: 3,233 Posted By zenobia43 You already have 14k = sapphire in your grid... You already have 14k = sapphire in your grid (from clue 10). Combine this with clues 6 and 9 like this: Clue 6: topaz -> -> ruby Clue 9: silver -> -> 14K/sapphire Notice that the right...
 02-21-2014, 08:09 AM Replies: 6 Views: 691 Posted By zenobia43 The hint goes something like this: "Once in... The hint goes something like this: "Once in a blue moon, the hint system ... and usually requires combining three clues to get the next logical step in the solution." I only remember the "Once...
 02-21-2014, 07:57 AM Replies: 8 Views: 847 Posted By zenobia43 This is a Lord of the Rings geocache puzzle... This is a Lord of the Rings geocache puzzle described at: http://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC4BDYD_lotr-026 I had to make a few assumptions about the range and the increment for the A category...
 02-12-2014, 06:24 PM Replies: 11 Views: 1,416 Posted By zenobia43 I think the max for a 4x6 is 760. The max... I think the max for a 4x6 is 760. The max for the 4x7s was 1100 at first, but the highest I've seen for a long time now is 983.
 02-07-2014, 08:53 PM Replies: 6 Views: 691 Posted By zenobia43 I had to do many iterations through clues 4, 7,... I had to do many iterations through clues 4, 7, 9, 11, and 12 to arrive at a point where everything fell into place. I think the reason this puzzle is difficult is because so many passes through...
 02-01-2014, 07:03 AM Replies: 3 Views: 298 Posted By zenobia43 Clue 4: Oslo -> -> Dublin (Oslo is two rows... Clue 4: Oslo -> -> Dublin (Oslo is two rows above Dublin) Clue 7: Baldwin -> -> Stockholm (Baldwin is two rows above Stockholm) Notice the following in the above notation: Dublin and Stockholm...
 12-31-2013, 12:48 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,020 Posted By zenobia43 If Aurora was the Parrot, then the logic would be... If Aurora was the Parrot, then the logic would be the same as "May is either Aurora or finch". However, in general, the logic is different. This is the double exclusive OR clue. If A is a...
 12-30-2013, 09:23 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,020 Posted By zenobia43 May must be either Aurora or finch. This is a... May must be either Aurora or finch. This is a one sided exclusive or involving the place and bird categories, so we look at the right side to see what places are possible and what birds are...
 12-30-2013, 07:29 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,020 Posted By zenobia43 Use clues 1, 2, and 5 to determine which emblem... Use clues 1, 2, and 5 to determine which emblem belongs to the Jaimir tribe. Then you can use clue 3 to determine the Jaimir oasis and the Flandi emblem. Then use clue 1 and 4 to determine...
 12-30-2013, 04:33 PM Replies: 2 Views: 530 Posted By zenobia43 There are lots of posts explaining this type of... There are lots of posts explaining this type of clue. Think of this clue as having a left side (\$4.99 and Lee) and a right side (hamburger and iced tea). In this case, if \$4.99 is hamburger,...
 12-21-2013, 08:14 PM Replies: 5 Views: 893 Posted By zenobia43 If you're using a PC, hold the Alt key down and... If you're using a PC, hold the Alt key down and press the PrtScr key usually found along the top row of keys near the F12 and Scroll Lock keys. This puts an image of the active window into the...
 12-15-2013, 09:15 PM Replies: 5 Views: 25,408 Posted By zenobia43 If you have Internet Explorer, try that browser. ... If you have Internet Explorer, try that browser. This used to work (back in June) in Firefox, but now the image enlargement is not brought to the foreground. Internet Explorer 11 renders the...
 11-25-2013, 01:23 PM Replies: 5 Views: 3,600 Posted By zenobia43 Lewis Carroll wrote about logic. If you're... Lewis Carroll wrote about logic. If you're really interested in the historical treatment of this, you might find the pdf at the following link useful: ...
 11-20-2013, 06:41 PM Replies: 5 Views: 23,307 Posted By zenobia43 I think the difficulty stems from the fact that... I think the difficulty stems from the fact that the Englishized clues don't state the missing logical terms (thankfully). Ready for some tedium? If not, start another puzzle and have some more...
 11-05-2013, 02:10 PM Replies: 3 Views: 6,362 Posted By zenobia43 Clue 7 states that 1989 is Switzerland or 100. ... Clue 7 states that 1989 is Switzerland or 100. From your grid, we see that 100 cannot be Canada or Nigeria. And that means 1989 will not be Canada or Nigeria. Copy those two Xs from the 100...
 10-11-2013, 05:24 PM Replies: 2 Views: 10,185 Posted By zenobia43 The recent puzzle list only shows puzzles... The recent puzzle list only shows puzzles attempted within the past 24 hours. If you don't solve it within that period, you probably won't see it in the list anymore. Print out the puzzle if you...
 09-28-2013, 04:40 AM Replies: 9 Views: 20,667 Posted By zenobia43 Check out... Check out http://www.printable-puzzles.com/printable-logic-puzzles.php Try the 4x6 and 4x7 puzzles if you're looking for a weekly challenge :).
 08-30-2013, 01:00 PM Replies: 3 Views: 17,939 Posted By zenobia43 Wow - that's a great puzzle with all those open... Wow - that's a great puzzle with all those open cells. Clues of the type seen in 6 and 7 are usually a gold mine of Xs. Here's yet another way of extracting those Xs from those two clues. ...
 07-11-2013, 02:16 AM Replies: 8 Views: 31,048 Posted By zenobia43 Points Here is a link to a post with lots of information: http://www.logic-puzzles.org/forum/showthread.php?t=270 There is a formula for both the 4x5 and 4x4 puzzles.
 06-18-2013, 12:57 AM Replies: 3 Views: 35,238 Posted By zenobia43 And here is yet another method using the two... And here is yet another method using the two ordering clues with a substitution. Lay out clues 1 and 5 with the substitution for capellini. Yolanda -> capellini = Margie mushroom -> Angie...
 06-16-2013, 11:48 PM Replies: 4 Views: 32,665 Posted By zenobia43 In addition to the exclusion noted by... In addition to the exclusion noted by shriekingviolet, we can lay out clues 5, 7, and 8 like this (I've included the positive relations already in the grid): Traci = Mongolia -> ? -> Gwendolyn ->...
 06-14-2013, 12:57 PM Replies: 5 Views: 32,143 Posted By zenobia43 The ordering clues are pretty useful if you find... The ordering clues are pretty useful if you find yourself at that brick wall. This is the place where you start to doubt that each puzzle has a solution, and you doubt that the puzzle can be solved...
 06-07-2013, 01:14 AM Replies: 5 Views: 25,408 Posted By zenobia43 Now here is where it gets interesting. The... Now here is where it gets interesting. The ordering clues, 3, 6, and 9 can be laid out like the Baron shows in the video. We already have a couple positive relations, so I will include those in...
 06-07-2013, 12:57 AM Replies: 5 Views: 25,408 Posted By zenobia43 Great puzzle The recent post by BillsBayou entitled Thursday's Broken Ladder was a real stumper unless all the exclusions were extracted from the 3 ordering clues. I think this puzzle is one of the best...
 06-05-2013, 09:05 PM Replies: 11 Views: 27,346 Posted By zenobia43 Clue 2 says that painting has to be less than... Clue 2 says that painting has to be less than Mia. In your grid, Mia can be \$100K and \$209K, and painting can be \$100K and \$153K. If painting is less than Mia, Mia cannot be \$100K. Try...
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