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Puzzles by Sam Loyd


Sam Loyd (1841-1911) was America's greatest puzzle expert and invented thousands of ingenious and tremendously popular logic and math puzzles. After his death, Loyd's son published the Cyclopedia of Puzzles, a huge collection of Loyd's puzzles which had appeared in various newspapers and magazines over the previous fifty years. The following puzzles come from that collection:

The Four Elopements

Carnival Dice Game

The St. Patrick's Day Parade

Dividing His Flocks

Milkman's Puzzle

The Four Elopements - Puzzle by Sam Loyd
Dividing The Spoils - Puzzle by Sam Loyd Dividing The Spoils

Puzzling Prattle

The Five Newsboys

Domestic Complications

The Hare And The Tortoise




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