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Crystal Carafes is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter.

Puzzle

US Version

Three shopkeepers each have two crystal carafes filled with juice for sale.

The juice in each carafe is identical, but the carafes come in three sizes: small, medium, and large. Whichever shopkeeper you buy from, the price is the same.

Only one shopkeeper sold a large carafe. Can you tell which one?

UK Version

Three shopkeepers each have two crystal carafes filled with juice for sale. They are all selling the same type of juice and at the same price, but they offer different sizes of carafe: small, medium and large.

I have decided to buy one large carafe of juice. Can you tell which shopkeeper I will buy it from?

Hints




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US Version

Each vendor's two carafes are lined up in front of each other, which makes it difficult to tell what's what when looking at them straight on.

If you study the three sets carefully, you should start to notice some subtle differences between them.

UK Version

Each shopkeeper has lined up their two carafes in front of each other on the plinth, making it difficult to tell how large each one is.

Study the three sets of carafes carefully. There should be some subtle differences between them.

US Version

First, take a look at the level of juice in the carafes. In one of the sets, the level is different between the two. This should help you figure out the size of these two carafes.

UK Version

First of all, have a look at the level of juice in the carafes. Can you see a difference in any of the sets?

US Version

The next thing you should pay attention to is the transparency of the carafes.

The differences between the sets are slight, but they're discernible if you look closely. Once you've figured out how the transparencies are different, it should help you figure out the different sizes of the carafes.

UK Version

The next thing you should be looking at is the transparency of the carafes.

The differences between the sets may be difficult to spot, but you'll notice them if you look closely. Once you've worked out how the transparency is different, it should be an easy matter to work out the size of the carafes.

US Version

Two of the vendors are selling two medium carafes, and the other is selling one large carafe and one small one. The vendor selling the large carafe has the small one displayed in front of it.

UK Version

Two of the shopkeepers are selling two medium carafes, and the other is selling one large carafe and one small carafe. The shopkeeper selling the large carafe has placed the small carafe in front of the large one.


Solution

Incorrect

US Version

Too bad!

Take a closer look at it. The answer's right there to see.

UK Version

Too bad.

Look a little harder - the answer's right there.

Correct

US Version

Carafe-ty!

Vendor C was selling the large carafe.

You can figure it out by looking at the level of the juice and the outlines of the carafes.

UK Version

Carafty!

Shopkeeper C is selling the large carafe.

You can tell by looking at the level of the liquid and the outlines of the carafes.

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