Yellow gem Gem 16: The "Who is the Engineer?" PuzzleLink back to Home Page...

  The "Who is the Engineer?" Puzzle
1.. Smith, Jones, and Robinson are the engineer, brakeman, and
fireman on a train, but not necessarily in that order. Riding the
train are three passengers with the same three surnames to be
identified in the following premises by a "Mr." before their names.
2.. Mr. Robinson lives in Los Angeles.
3.. The brakeman lives in Omaha.
4.. Mr. Jones long ago forgot all the algebra he learned in high school.
5.. The passenger whose name is the same as the brakeman's lives
in Chicago.
6.. The brakeman and one of the passengers, a distinguished
mathematical physicist, attend the same church.
7.. Smith beat the fireman at billiards.
  Who is the engineer?

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