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Sixteen Tulips (Fill the Flower Bed in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter.

Puzzle

US Version

You've planted 16 magic tulip bulbs in this 4x4 flower bed. Watering a space will cause all the magic bulbs in the same row and column to sprout if they are belowground, or recede if they're aboveground.

Can you figure out how to fill the entire flower bed with tulips?

UK Version

You have planted 16 magic tulip bulbs in this 4x4 flower bed. Watering a space will cause all magic bulbs in the same row or column to sprout if they are below ground, or recede if they are above ground.

How should you proceed to fill the bed with flowers?

Hints




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You could just keep trying different spots until you happen upon the answer, but that would take a while.

US Version

This puzzle can actually be solved in as few as five waterings, if you work out the most efficient method.

UK Version

The puzzle can actually be solved in as few as five waterings if you work out the most efficient method.

US Version

To get you going, here's the first step: begin by watering the top-left corner. That'll make a lot of tulips bloom!

UK Version

To get you started, here is the first step: begin by watering the top-left corner. That'll make a lot of tulips bloom!

US Version

The second spot to water is in the third column from the left, third row from the top. After that you should water the spot in the second column from the left, second row from the top.

You only need to water two more spots after that to fill your flower bed with beautiful tulips!

UK Version

The second spot to water is in the third column from the left, third row from the top. Then you should water the spot in the second column from the left, second row from the top.

You only need to water two more spots after that to fill your flower bed with tulips!

Continuing from Hint 3, water the spot in the top-right corner.

You only need to water one more spot to finish! You probably already know which one it is.


Solution

Correct

Correct!

US Version

Watering the flower bed as shown above will fill it with tulips!

Although now that your garden is full, you'll have to work out how you're going to water all those flowers for the rest of the summer...

UK Version

Watering the flower bed as shown above will fill it with flowers.

Your garden is full of tulips! Now you just have to work out how you're going to water them for the rest of the summer...

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A big thanks to http://professorlayton4walkthrough.blogspot.com

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