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A Gamut of Games by Sid Sackson PDF

By Sid Sackson

ISBN-10: 0486273474

ISBN-13: 9780486273471

"A actual milestone." — Martin Gardner, clinical American. an expert on online game heritage selects 38 of his all-time favourite amusements, together with 22 of his personal notable creations. Solitaire, technique, and get together video games should be performed by way of childrens or adults with such universal goods as playing cards, checkerboards, cube, pencils, and paper. 152 illustrations.

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33 World's Hardest "Magic Square" Puzzle This gentleman is reading about the prize-winning magic square puzzle, lb solve it, replace the X's in the grid with the correct numbers to create a square that adds up to 34 in each column, row, and the two major diagonals. Use numbers 1 through 16; no number maybe used more than once. 34 World's Hardest "Soda Straw" Puzzle Soda Shop Sally has sipped many a free Seltzer Surprise, thanks to her puzzle-solving skills. She solved this problem in a quick, soda-pop fizz.

A six is all that's left over. " "Yes, sir, Mr. " You're going to have to go back nearly 2,000 years to solve this one. 36 World's Hardest "Checkerboard" Puzzle r- Back in the golden age of steam, great steamships entered and left New York Harbor on a daily basis. On one day, three ships cleared the Narrows and headed for Portsmouth, England. The first ship made the round trip to Portsmouth and back in 12 days. It took the second ship 16 days to complete the round trip. The third ship came limping back to New York in 20 days.

23. 24. NKIBGI LIBLGOAONN LEBLBAAS TUOIQS BADLNAHL BGUYR TCEKICR MSGIWMIN In this puzzle we salute the wonderful world of sports. Below the names of 24 outdoor games are listed, but the letters have been scrambled, lb win the match, you have ten minutes to unscramble them. World's Hardest "Checkerboard" Puzzle Here we find Tree-Tkll Bentley trying to solve an old matchbalancing puzzle. The problem is to drop a paper match, from waist level, to the ground and have it land on its narrow side edge, not on its flat sides.

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