The Fat Uncles Sweeps

by Aussie Meyer
Solving Tips

Story

Fat Uncle

It's time once again for the Annual Drone's Club Fat Uncle Sweeps! Each of four members of the Drones (Maxwell, Norbert, Oofy& Pieface) drew his own uncle as an entry in the contest (in no particular order: Uncle Samuel, Uncle Tyrone, Uncle Ulyssesand Uncle Victor) and hopes to affect his chances by tempting the old boy with his particular weakness (including cornish pasties, sticky buns, roly-poly pudding, and roast beef). Result? The corpulent relations were the top 4 to cross the finish line, at weights of 195, 219, 233 and (last, but certainly not least) the champion at 247 lbs. avoirdupois.

Can you guess from the 6 clues below, which Drone tempted which Uncle with what goodies, and how the portly uncles tipped the scales?


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Clues

  1. Norbert & Oofy were veterans of past campaigns in the Fat Uncle Sweeps.
  2. Ulysses, who weighed in at 219 lbs., wasn't fond of sticky buns.
  3. One of the Drones (who was new to the contest) invested too heavily in treating his 195 lb. uncle to an extended pubcrawl for rounds of cornish pasties.
  4. Pieface's uncle (who was not named Sam) didn't come in second (in tonnage).
  5. Uncle Tyrone was 14 lbs. heavier than Oofy's uncle, and neither one of them cared for roly-poly pudding.
  6. Uncle Victor was 14 lbs. heavier than Uncle Tyrone.



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