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BatB Logic Puzzle

In a rare squabble about whose chores are most difficult or challenging, it was decided in council that the squabblers, Rebecca, Kanin, Cullen, Sarah, and William, would swap chores for a week.

The other tunnel dwellers were at first amused when they heard about the chore swap, but when they realized that inexperienced newbies would be preparing their food, doing their sewing, making their candles, fixing broken items, and preparing new chambers, they were dismayed. And doubly so when they were instructed to provide limited assistance if the newbie was on their work detail.

As might be imagined, the squabblers all turned out to have underestimated the challenges of one another's jobs, living up (er, down) to the low expectations of their fellow tunnel dwellers, who for their part, commiserated by discussing amongst themselves the efforts of the squabblers.

But lessons were learned. The squabblers were suitably penitent, to say nothing of humbled and a bit embarrassed. They each presented a gift to their assigned chore's usual owner, and were far more grateful to one another afterward.


How to play: Use the grid to help you work through the clues. Remember, there is only one match in each column and row. If you click on a box, it will cycle through an X (for "No"), a green square (for "Yes") and the blank box (for "I don't know yet.")

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candle making
cooking
handyman
sewing
new chambers

crooked
oh my!
passable
uneven
not so good

drawing
flower
origami
poem
rock

Cullen
Kanin
Rebecca
Sarah
William
drawing
flower
origami
poem
rock
crooked
oh my!
passable
uneven
not so good
Clues
  1. The man assigned to making new chambers was deemed not so good.

  2. The new handywoman's work was not called uneven.

  3. Sarah gave an origami swan as an apology gift.

  4. The man assigned to sewing did not give a drawing.

  5. Cullen's work was not called uneven.

  6. Oh my! was not said of Kanin.

  7. Cullen was assigned to candle making.

  8. The participants were Rebecca, the man whose efforts were called crooked, the one assigned to cooking, the man who apologized with a poem, and the one who gave a pretty rock.

  9. The one who was called passable gave a flower.

  10. Kanin, whose work was deemed uneven, wrote a poem.

  11. Oh my! was not said of the one who gave a rock.

  12. The new candle maker did not give a flower as their apology.

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