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The Mysterious Rope

Answer :

How did he find his way out of the maze in the dark? 
He had simply to grope his way to a wall and then keep on walking without once removing his left hand (or right hand) from the wall. 
Starting from A, the dotted line will make the route clear when he goes to the left. 
If the reader tries the route to the right in the same way he will be equally successful; in fact, the two routes unite and cover every part of the walls of the maze except those two detached parts on the left-hand side—one piece like a U, and the other like a distorted E. 

This rule will apply to the majority of mazes and puzzle gardens; but if the centre were enclosed by an isolated wall in the form of a split ring, he would simply have gone round and round this ring.




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