75 entries in Numbers / Puzzles & Bets
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Scherz-Fragen gag questions, riddles
Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Ein Zahlenscherz puzzle about distributing seventeen camels
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 119
Unknown Die 36 Nullen grid of 6x6 zeros, puzzle
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 174
Unknown Ein Zahlen-Kuriosum
Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Unknown Das Piquet zu Pferde number game
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 174
E. H. Borden Horses - A Number Quickie illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 506
Unknown Two Math Ticklers two math, logic puzzles
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 19
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle
1957 26 Originals 23
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 54
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall

1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 192
L. Vosburgh Lyons Vosburgh Lyons Puzzle number theory puzzle in building pairs of numbers
Variations 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 29) 113
Sam Schwartz From Sam Schwartz solutions to problem
Inspired by 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Karl Fulves The Academy's I.Q. Test layout puzzle with number chips
1982 Punch-Out Puzzle Kit 16
Unknown Add and Subtract No. 40, puzzle with number pairs
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 64
Unknown Unequals No. 50, getting wrong equation right by making small adjustment
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 76
Unknown Strange Symbols No. 58, digits written out with mirror image, problem of continuing the sequence
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 79
Unknown A Dollar I Can No. 76, bet concerning the serial number of the bill
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 99
Unknown The Root of the Problem No. 43, puzzle about a root equation
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 73
Unknown What's Next No. 51, continuing a series of letters
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 76
Unknown Catch Questions No. 59
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 79
Unknown The Fortune 100 No. 77, bet about the numbers from one to hundred which do not contain eight specific letters
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 100
Unknown Haunted Hotel No. 44, puzzle about the payment of a hotel room with tip for the bellhop
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 73
Unknown Cryptarithms No. 52, letters replace numbers in equations and must be substituted back to numbers
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 77
Unknown Scrambled States No. 60, puzzle about states name
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Bamboozled No. 78, percentage bet concerning the letters in spelled-out numbers
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 100
Unknown Arithmetrick No. 45, number puzzle about length of fish
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 74
Unknown Eve Did Talk No. 53, letters in equation must be substituted with numbers, cryptarithm
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 77
Unknown Puzzle Parts No. 61, puzzle with the digits from 1 to 9
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Portable Poker No. 80, poker without cards but written numbers instead
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 101
Unknown Contrary Clock No. 46, finding out how to set clock that goes wrong
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 74
Unknown Orderly Transition No. 54, using all nine digits in order for an equation to get 100
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown Six Quik No. 62, puzzle with matrix of digits
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown Telefooled No. 82, percentage bet about last two digits in phone numbers
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 104
Unknown Mountain Time No. 47
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 75
Unknown Naming Numbers No. 55
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown Who Pays? No. 63
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 80
Unknown License-Plate Showdown No. 83, percentage bet about license plate numbers
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 104
Unknown Mark of the Beast No. 8, calculation and final number is always divisible by 666
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 11
Unknown Significant Digits No. 48, getting someone to write a certain number
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 75
Unknown Zebra Algebra No. 56, puzzle involving speed of a zebra
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown The Monkey and the Coconuts No. 64, puzzle, how many coconuts?
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 81
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mathematically Inclined No. 24, making a pyramid of numbers according to rules, final number predicted, Pascal's Triangle
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 38
Unknown Unwritten Rule No. 49, calling out a number that is difficult to write down
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 76
L. Vosburgh Lyons Fidget Digits No. 57, puzzle with digits from 1 to 8 with kicker
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 78
Unknown A Dollar You Can't No. 75, bet concerning the serial number of the bill
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 99
Martin Gardner Dollar Bill Game game/puzzle about auctioning off a dollar bill
Also published here
  • Metamagical Themas (Douglas Hofstadter)
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 1) 20
Karl Fulves Counting "Penny Papers"
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 2) 37
Karl Fulves How Much "Penny Papers"
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 3) 53
Karl Fulves Crypto Coins "Penny Papers", letters in an equation stand for letters or coins
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 4) 70
Karl Fulves Improbable "Penny Papers", probability question
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 6) 104
Karl Fulves Another Quarter "Penny Papers", probability question about having another quarter
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 6) 104
Karl Fulves Gypsy Swindle "Penny Papers", swindle with dollar bill in handkerchief
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 7) 123
Philip T. Goldstein Calcium calculation oddity with nine digits, done with nine cards
1994 Thabbatical 74
Karl Fulves Funny Money
  • pulling the safety strip out of bill
  • where is the hexagon on the dollar bill?
  • number bet, serial number cubed is almost divisible by seven
Related to 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 2) 26
William P. Miesel A Square Deal "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to "What number divided by one third of itself equals 9?"
Inspired by
  • problem in Linking Ring, October 1961
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 162
Milton Kort Seven Come Eleven "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to Hull problem "Make 11 out of four 7s"
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 165
Karl Fulves, Derek Lever, Ralph W. Hull, Nate Leipzig Dot Com... "Tricks and stunts with numbers"
Variations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 123
Mel Bennett Quiz Whiz "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
getting as close to 100 as possible
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 204
Karl Fulves The Sevens Puzzle "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
making all numbers from four sevens
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 205
Unknown Word Ways "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
word/number puzzle
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 246
Unknown Matching Matches "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
equation with matches
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 246
Mel Bennett More Sevens "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
making numbers from four sevens
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 249
Robert K. Stevenson Still More 7's "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 9) 288
Martin Gardner Five x Five "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
number puzzle with equation
1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 345
Howard Lyons Sevens from Elevens "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
Related to 1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 345
Unknown Crap Game Puzzle see p. 333 for solution
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 322
Unknown Number Puzzle see p. 333 for solution
Inspired by
  • "Satan, Cantor, and Infinity" (Smullyan)
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 289
Martin Gardner Four by Martin Gardner 1. number puzzle
2. word/letter puzzle
3. pencil puzzle
4. letter puzzle
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 158
Karl Fulves Estate of Mind number puzzle/story about dividing a estate
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 302
Roberto Giobbi Four Number Problems
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 15) 244
Unknown Number Puzzles
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 29) 291
Román García El Juego que Yo no le Haria a Dai Vernon puzzle illustrated with cards, finally a coin appears under a card
2010 Nanomagias 111
Karl Fulves Double-Digit Dice challenge to arrange six dice so the total is divisible by three
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 489
Karl Fulves Ledger-demain expanded number puzzle about how much is spent and saved
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 610
Unknown The Beer-Drinking Puzzle "Who paid for the beer?"
Related toAlso published here
  • "Mathematics And The Imagination" (1940)
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 693