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## Clowns in the Subway

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 Puzzle ID: #46013 Fun: (3.01) Difficulty: (3.05) Category: Logic-Grid Submitted By: caberet Corrected By: Gizzer

You are having a nightmare about five clowns in the subway. It is especially confusing because each clown has a tiny car and umbrella, even though you are in an underground public transportation system. Naturally, each clown has a ridiculous wig and a big goofy outfit. There are only five colors in your dream - fuchsia, green, purple, red and yellow. Use the following clues to determine each clown's name (Fuchsia Funny, Green Gravel, Purple Porridge, Red Rascal and Yellow Sub), and color of their car, wig, outfit and umbrella.

1. Each clown's name, car, wig, outfit and umbrella are 5 different colors and no two wigs, outfits or umbrellas are the same color.
2. The only clown whose name does not begin with the same two initials does not have a purple or red outfit; while the clown in the yellow outfit does not have a red car, red wig or a purple umbrella.
3. Red Rascal does not have a yellow wig and Purple Porridge does not have either a fuchsia or yellow umbrella.
4. Of the clown in the green wig and the owner of the red umbrella, one has the purple car and the other is Fuchsia Funny; neither clown has the yellow outfit.
5. The clown in the fuchsia wig is not wearing a green or yellow outfit and does not have a red car (whose driver does not have a green outfit or a green umbrella.)
6. Green Gravel does not have a yellow umbrella or a red car.

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 penelope Dec 17, 2009 What a great teaser! How do you come up with these? There are just enough clues, and not too many! J-Five Dec 17, 2009 Very good!!! One reason it was tough the 5 colors where the same CaliLady Dec 17, 2009 mocha613 Dec 21, 2009 Got it wrong the first time, I'm going back now to try again. chaskey Dec 22, 2009 I finally got it on the third try! This matching wits with a genius is exhausting! dswilborn Dec 22, 2009 Clowns wearing these colors would indeed give me nightmares. trewq Dec 31, 2009 right first time! whoo hoo!! =) but i have no idea how you make up these clues and make it work. great job and very fun mom2boys Feb 18, 2010 Excellent teaser, but one little gripe. Clues 1 - 4 already tell you that the yellow outfit goes with the purple wig. Learning in clue 5 that the fushia wig does not have a yellow outfit is not needed. QueenBee23 Feb 21, 2010 Ididn't do so well with this being my first LG Aerobug Jul 09, 2010 I think I might have to give up for now. My little brain is about to explode! I keep getting the colors mixed up. Great puzzle though! J-Five Aug 11, 2010 I agree with dswilbornthat would be very scary indeed. chriscat Oct 20, 2010 Really nice and different! Suzanne12345 May 16, 2011 This one required a great deal of colour focussing. Completed in first try but am now colour blind;)) jen3141 Nov 02, 2011 best I've played yet -- loved it! Obilio Nov 27, 2012 Again, Please make more, if you can find the time. If you can't, it is all of our loss! Thanks for the very imaginative and challenging puzzle! J-Five Mar 22, 2013 Cool I would like see this in a video. bloody-albatros Jun 23, 2015 Solved it, after getting the knack on the colors But I failed miserably on the hint ... was not able to use it :p