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7/1/2017 4:36:12 PM

Donnap
Donnap
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From the professor's file B! The clue says no two students who live in the same dorm have the same first or last name initials. The answer includes tabitha petrizzo and Pedro ormand in the same dorm and Keith Suarez and Simon regan in another same dorm. What do people think about this clue?‘

7/2/2017 9:02:23 AM

Amy Lowenstein
Amy Lowenstein
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Maybe it's a badly-worded clue. Maybe they really meant "If there's a Tabitha in one dorm, there isn't a Theresa in that same dorm," and "If there's a Petrizzo in one dorm there isn't also a Peterson in that same dorm." Maybe they meant "no 2 people have the same first-name initials; no 2 people have the same last-name initials" but maybe they didn't mean "one person's first initial can't be someone else's last initial."

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7/6/2017 11:30:43 AM

LogicEditor
LogicEditor
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We took another look at this puzzle. The last sentence of clue 1 reads: "No two students who live in the same dorm have the same first- or last-name initials." This is meant to indicate that no two students in the same dorm have the same first-name initial, and no two have the same last-name initial, not that all the initials have to be different. We realize we could have made that distinction clearer, and we apologize for the confusion.

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