Logical Deduction PuzzlesIt’s not elementary, but you will need Holmes’s famed powers of deduction to solve these crafty puzzles. Here’s how it goes: at the end of each conundrum, you’ll find at least one conditionand sometimes morethat the solution must meet. For example, here’s the first, relatively simple problem: Mr. Scott, his sister, his son, and his daughter are tennis players.

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