Here are six new lateral thinking puzzles — play along with us as we try to untangle some perplexing situations using yes-or-no questions.
Lili McGrath’s 1915 “floor polisher” is a pair of slippers connected by a cord.
Eighteenth-century English landowners commissioned custom ruins.
The sources for this week’s puzzles are below. In some cases we’ve included links to further information — these contain spoilers, so don’t click until you’ve listened to the episode:
Puzzle #1 is from listener Moxie LaBouche.
Puzzle #2 is from listener Cheryl Jensen, who sent this link.
Puzzle #3 is from listener Theodore Warner. Here’s a link.
Puzzle #4 is from listener David Morgan.
Puzzle #6 is from listener John Rusk, who sent this link.
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Many thanks to Doug Ross for the music in this episode.
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