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Tricky Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Solution for #17

Solution for #17

Alternate Solution #1

It's a chess game -- knight takes pawn.

Alternate Solution #2

More of an alternate question than an alternate solution -- the problem could be stated this way instead: "Two monks sit in a tower. The queen kills the king. The monks shake hands and part company." The answer, of course, is that the monks were playing chess, and one beat the other.