Dec 24, 2018
Here are six new lateral thinking puzzles -- play along with us as we try to untangle some perplexing situations using yes-or-no questions.
The sources for this week's puzzles are below. In a few places we've included links to further information -- these contain spoilers, so don't click until you've listened to the episode:
Puzzle #2 is from Jed's List of Situation Puzzles.
Puzzle #3 is adapted from Edward J. Harshman's 1996 book Fantastic Lateral Thinking Puzzles.
Puzzle #4 is from Greg. Here's a link.
Puzzle #6 is from listener Dave Capozzi, who sent this link.
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