Here are five new lateral thinking puzzles to test your wits and stump your friends — play along with us as we try to untangle some perplexing situations using yes-or-no questions.
Here are the sources for this week’s puzzles. In a couple of places we’ve included links to further information — these contain spoilers, so don’t click until you’ve listened to the episode:
Puzzle #1 was contributed by listener Dave Lawrence.
Puzzle #2 is from listener Michael Berman.
Puzzle #3 is from Paul Sloane and Des MacHale’s Ingenious Lateral Thinking Puzzles, 1998.
Puzzle #5 is from listener Noah Kurland. Here’s an associated link.
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