60 entries in Numbers / Puzzles & Bets
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
E. H. Borden Horses - A Number Quickie illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 506
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle 26 Originals 23
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see referenceRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 54
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 4) 192
L. Vosburgh Lyons Vosburgh Lyons Puzzle number theory puzzle in building pairs of numbersVariations Interlocutor (Issue 29) 113
Sam Schwartz From Sam Schwartz solutions to problemInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Unknown Mark of the Beast No. 8, calculation and final number is always divisible by 666 Self-Working Number Magic 11
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mathematically Inclined No. 24, making a pyramid of numbers according to rules, final number predicted, Pascal's TriangleAlso published here Self-Working Number Magic 38
Unknown Add and Subtract No. 40, puzzle with number pairs Self-Working Number Magic 64
Unknown The Root of the Problem No. 43, puzzle about a root equation Self-Working Number Magic 73
Unknown Haunted Hotel No. 44, puzzle about the payment of a hotel room with tip for the bellhop Self-Working Number Magic 73
Unknown Arithmetrick No. 45, number puzzle about length of fish Self-Working Number Magic 74
Unknown Contrary Clock No. 46, finding out how to set clock that goes wrong Self-Working Number Magic 74
Unknown Mountain Time No. 47 Self-Working Number Magic 75
Unknown Significant Digits No. 48, getting someone to write a certain number Self-Working Number Magic 75
Unknown Unwritten Rule No. 49, calling out a number that is difficult to write down Self-Working Number Magic 76
Unknown Unequals No. 50, getting wrong equation right by making small adjustment Self-Working Number Magic 76
Unknown What's Next No. 51, continuing a series of letters Self-Working Number Magic 76
Unknown Cryptarithms No. 52, letters replace numbers in equations and must be substituted back to numbers Self-Working Number Magic 77
Unknown Eve Did Talk No. 53, letters in equation must be substituted with numbers, cryptarithm Self-Working Number Magic 77
Unknown Orderly Transition No. 54, using all nine digits in order for an equation to get 100 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown Naming Numbers No. 55 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown Zebra Algebra No. 56, puzzle involving speed of a zebra Self-Working Number Magic 78
L. Vosburgh Lyons Fidget Digits No. 57, puzzle with digits from 1 to 8 with kicker Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown Strange Symbols No. 58, digits written out with mirror image, problem of continuing the sequence Self-Working Number Magic 79
Unknown Catch Questions No. 59 Self-Working Number Magic 79
Unknown Scrambled States No. 60, puzzle about states name Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Puzzle Parts No. 61, puzzle with the digits from 1 to 9 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Six Quik No. 62, puzzle with matrix of digits Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Who Pays? No. 63 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown The Monkey and the Coconuts No. 64, puzzle, how many coconuts? Self-Working Number Magic 81
Unknown A Dollar You Can't No. 75, bet concerning the serial number of the bill Self-Working Number Magic 99
Unknown A Dollar I Can No. 76, bet concerning the serial number of the bill Self-Working Number Magic 99
Unknown The Fortune 100 No. 77, bet about the numbers from one to hundred which do not contain eight specific letters Self-Working Number Magic 100
Unknown Bamboozled No. 78, percentage bet concerning the letters in spelled-out numbers Self-Working Number Magic 100
Unknown Portable Poker No. 80, poker without cards but written numbers instead Self-Working Number Magic 101
Unknown Telefooled No. 82, percentage bet about last two digits in phone numbers Self-Working Number Magic 104
Unknown License-Plate Showdown No. 83, percentage bet about license plate numbers Self-Working Number Magic 104
Philip T. Goldstein Calcium calculation oddity with nine digits, done with nine cards Thabbatical 74
Karl Fulves Funny Money - pulling the safety strip out of bill
- where is the hexagon on the dollar bill?
- number bet, serial number cubed is almost divisible by seven
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 26
Karl Fulves, Derek Lever, Ralph W. Hull, Nate Leipzig Dot Com... "Tricks and stunts with numbers"Variations The Fine Print (Issue 5) 123
William P. Miesel A Square Deal "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to "What number divided by one third of itself equals 9?"
Inspired by
  • problem in Linking Ring, October 1961
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 162
Milton Kort Seven Come Eleven "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to Hull problem "Make 11 out of four 7s"
Inspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 6) 165
Mel Bennett Quiz Whiz "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
getting as close to 100 as possible
The Fine Print (Issue 7) 204
Karl Fulves The Sevens Puzzle "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
making all numbers from four sevens
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 7) 205
Unknown Word Ways "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
word/number puzzle
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 246
Unknown Matching Matches "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
equation with matches
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 246
Mel Bennett More Sevens "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
making numbers from four sevens
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 8) 249
Robert K. Stevenson Still More 7's "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"Related to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 288
Martin Gardner Five x Five "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
number puzzle with equation
The Fine Print (Issue 10) 345
Howard Lyons Sevens from Elevens "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"Related to The Fine Print (Issue 10) 345
Unknown Crap Game Puzzle see p. 333 for solution Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 322
Unknown Number Puzzle see p. 333 for solutionInspired by
  • "Satan, Cantor, and Infinity" (Smullyan)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 289
Martin Gardner Four by Martin Gardner 1. number puzzle
2. word/letter puzzle
3. pencil puzzle
4. letter puzzle
Prolix (Issue 3) 158
Karl Fulves Estate of Mind number puzzle/story about dividing a estate Prolix (Issue 5) 302
Roberto Giobbi Four Number Problems Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 15) 244
Unknown Number Puzzles Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 29) 291
Karl Fulves Double-Digit Dice challenge to arrange six dice so the total is divisible by three Prolix (Issue 7) 489
Karl Fulves Ledger-demain expanded number puzzle about how much is spent and saved Prolix (Issue 9) 610
Unknown The Beer-Drinking Puzzle "Who paid for the beer?"Related toAlso published here
  • "Mathematics And The Imagination" (1940)
Prolix (Issue 10) 693