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1. The logic professor put a note on his classroom door: “Sorry to cancel class today: Tuesday. I’ll be here two days after two days before the day after tomorrow.” What day will he be back?

 

2. What do the three words below in common?

CLIMATES   PROMISER   LOUTS

 

3. The following 14 letters can be anagrammed into a three-word phrase – with an animal twist – meaning “to save.”

S A Y Q W U R R I I E A L T

 

4. What does the following figure represent?

5. The Great Detective was quite puzzled at first. He had arranged to meet his European counterpart on July 8 at 1 P.M., under the clock at Grand Central Terminal. The man never showed, and the Great Detective couldn’t reach him. The light finally dawned and the Great Detective met him after all. What happened?



Answers

  1. Thursday
  2. Each can be anagrammed into the name of a flower: clematis, primrose, lotus.
  3. Squirrel it away.
  4. sidewalk
  5. The Great Detective realized he had send an e-mail asking his colleague to meet him 7/8. In Europe, this is August 7th. The man was there at the right time in August.