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 Red, White, Blue and Green (Posted on 2008-01-14)
```    A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
2|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
3|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
4|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
5|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
6|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
7|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
8|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+```
Place two reds, two whites, two blues and two greens in every row, column and long diagonal.

The following clues will help!

1. Each blue is immediately right of each green.
2. There are no reds in cells E, F, G or H; there are no blues in cells
A, B, C or D.
4. No clue needed.
5. No clue needed.
6. The pattern of colours takes the form abccdadb.
7. The pattern of colours takes the form aabcbcdd.
8. The pattern of colours takes the form abbccdad.

A. No clue needed.
B. The blues are separated by five cells.
C. There are no reds in cells 5, 6, 7 or 8.
D. No clue needed.
E. The blues are separated by six cells.
F. The whites are separated by six cells; the reds by two cells.
G. There are no reds or greens in cells 1, 2, 3 or 4.
H. The whites are separated by five cells; the greens by two cells.

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 See The Solution Submitted by Josie Faulkner Rating: 3.5000 (2 votes)

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 re(2): computer/human collaboration | Comment 5 of 11 |
(In reply to re: computer/human collaboration by Charlie)

Many thanks to Charlie, nikki and Dej Mar for responding.

Charlie, I didn't know that it was possible to use colour in the comments boxes. Is it a privilege for Scholars, only?

Charlie and nikki, may I provide links to your solutions, when posting mine?

:) Josie

 Posted by Josie Faulkner on 2008-01-16 16:43:43

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