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The Gazat Survey
Food critic Gregory Gazat reviews five area restaurants.
July 12, 2004
From the introduction reviewer Gazat visited a different restaurant each evening Monday-Friday and gives each a different rating from -. By clue 2, Gazat dined at Bella Luna the evening before he gave a restaurant . By clue 1, on consecutive evenings, the biggest difference between ratings is . The only way that can happen is for the and restaurants to have been visited on consecutive nights. Since the Bella Luna doesn't get the rating (clue 6), the restaurant that does must have been reviewed by Gazat the evening after the (2). By clue 4, Gazat visited the restaurant awarded and the Khyber Pass on consecutive evenings. Since the Khyber Pass gets more than (7), the restaurants in clue 4 are the fourth and fifth to those already delineated. Gazat thus visited the restaurants in one of two orders: the one awarded on Monday, the Khyber Pass on Tuesday, the Bella Luna on Wednesday, the restaurant on Thursday, and the awardee on Friday; or the Bella Luna on Monday followed in order by the eatery, the restaurant, the establishment, and the Khyber Pass. Trying the first arrangement, by clue 5, Gazat would have dined at the Bayside Inn on Monday. However, by clue 3, his visit to the Jade Garden was on neither Thursday nor Friday (not ). So, possibility two remains: Gazat was at the Bella Luna on Monday followed in order Tuesday-Friday by the eatery, the restaurant, the establishment, and the Khyber Pass. By clue 5, Gazat dined at the Bayside Inn on Thursday, with the Khyber Pass getting a high rating. By elimination, Gazat gives the Bella Luna . Finally, Chez Fernand gets the and the Jade Palace the low of (2). In sum, Gregory Gazat reviewed the five local restaurants as follows:

  • Monday - Bella Luna,
  • Tuesday - Jade Garden,
  • Wednesday - Chez Fernand,
  • Thursday - Bayside Inn,
  • Friday - Khyber Pass,

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