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Who is Elizabeth's Partner (Posted on 2006-04-04) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Five couples went for a dance together. The names and surnames of neither boys nor girls started with the same letter. The list of names & surnames of boys and girls are given below.

Names – Arnold, Brad, Chris, Dennis, Elvis
Surnames – Aniston, Baker, Campbell, Davis, Edwards

Names – Angelina, Betty, Catherine, Diana, Elizabeth
Surnames – Austin, Burton, Carrey, Dean, Everts

The following things are known

Clue 1- Brad Aniston is neither going around with Ms Burton nor Catherine
Clue 2- Angelina Dean is neither going around with Mr Baker nor Chris
Clue 3- There are "two boys" whose name and their fiancée's surname start with the same letter. One is Chris, but the other is neither Arnold nor Mr. Baker.
Clue 4- There are two girls (who are not paired with either of the "two boys" referred in clue (3)) whose name and their fiancé's surname start with the same letter. One of them is Angelina but the other is neither Catherine nor Ms Everts.

Who is Elizabeth's Partner?

See The Solution Submitted by Salil    
Rating: 3.2000 (5 votes)

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Question re(2): computer solution | Comment 4 of 16 |
(In reply to re: computer solution by Liz)

Charlie's solution definitely works...what was the rest of your solution Liz?  Perhaps it's possible that the problem was vague enough to allow for more than one unique solution? 
  Posted by tomarken on 2006-04-04 19:32:20

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