Who Stole the Ginger Cookie from the Cookie Jar? Puzzle - Solution

The Puzzle:

Who Stole the Ginger Cookie from the Cookie Jar?
There are five people - Holly, Cameron, Julieanne, Alex and Jackie.

Each one stole a special cookie of their favorite brand which was kept in a jar.

Each person ate it in a particular place and drank their flavored milk with it.

* Jackie is next to the person who eats on the lounge.
* Arnotts brand cookies are kept in a round jar.
* The person beside Cameron eats cookies at a table.
* The person who eats Oreos eats in the closet
* Julieanne likes Paradise brand cookies
* The person who drinks banana milk is in the middle and owns a tall jar
* The first person likes vanilla milk
* Holly is the person on the far right
* The person who eats in the bedroom drinks strawberry milk
* The person who owns the tall jar is next to the person who owns square jar
* Cameron drinks caramel milk
* The person who likes the Dick Smith brand is next to the person who likes the Coles brand
* The person who likes the No Frills brand is next to the person who owns a round jar
* The person who stole the 100s and 1000s cookies is next to the person who owns the brass jar
* The second person from the right eats No Frills brand and is next to the person who owns a round jar
* The first person on the left stole the choc chip cookies
* The person who eats Dick Smith brand is next to the person who eats Paradise brand
* The second from the left has a brass jar
* Julieanne is to the right of the person who drinks strawberry milk
* The person who drinks chocolate milk does it at the table
* The Paradise brand cookies are eaten in the kitchen
* The person who eats Tiny Teddies doesn't keep them in a round jar
* The Coles brand cookies are kept in a mini sized jar

A Ginger Cookie was also stolen. Who stole it?

(This puzzle was devised by Year 6G, Our Lady Star of the Sea School, Miranda, Australia, in November 2005)




Our Solution:

Holly did!

See below for full solution:







PersonAlexJackieJulieanneCameronHolly
FlavorVanillaStrawberryBananaCaramelChocolate
Cookie JarMiniBrassTallSquareRound
BrandColesDick SmithParadiseNo FrillsArnotts
CookieChoc chipTiny Teddies100s and 1000sOreosGinger
PlaceLoungeBedroomKitchenClosetTable


(Solution by Year 6G, Our Lady Star of the Sea School, Miranda, Australia)


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