38 entries in Match & Matchbox / Match / Puzzle
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Streichholz-Rätsel layout puzzle Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 31
Talmi Bellachini Ein Streichholzscherz burning a match with its head down without burning oneself Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 62
Unknown To Lift Three Matches with One The Modern Conjurer 301
Unknown A Bridge of Matches The Modern Conjurer 314
Danny Morris, Doc Hurwitz Betcha word play bet with a coin and three matches The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Richard Himber Paper Match Throwing match landing on the side, bar bet The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 118
Al Cohn Betcha holding a burning paper match upside down for 50 seconds The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 132
John R. Boyko, John McCormick Blitz-Match winning gameRelated to
  • correction on page 154
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 149
L. Vosburgh Lyons Match Puzzle eleven matches, triangleRelated to
  • page 171 for the solution
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 167
Tom Fitzgerald A Cute Betcha match balancing on edge of a match, everything is covered under a glass, removing match without touching anything The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
Unknown Match Puzzle The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 484
Unknown The Fifteen Match-Sticks Puzzle game/puzzle The Fine Art of Magic 279
Will Baffel The Girl with the Eggs puzzle with matches The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 232) 929
John Murray 20-16=7 match puzzle The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 237
Unknown Match Puzzle see p. 144 for solutionRelated to
  • p. 172 for George Blake suggestion
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 132
George Blake Match Up climax for match puzzle in which matches are in both fists head up and downInspired by
  • item in Magigram, Nov/Dec 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 174
Martin Gardner Fish Layout Puzzle Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 776
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 192
Karl Fulves Things Equal "Math Trix"
match puzzle
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1058
Unknown Cerilla-X match is marked on one side and thrown on the table, mark side is up, gag or bar bet Magia en el Bar 75
Fred Robinson, Bob Hamilton Where There's Smoke - bar bet with a match box
- matchbox and coin, divine if heads or tails, stooge
- match in hand, matchbox balanced on back of the hand, box is tossed and match ignited
- remove flame from lighter to light cigarette, gag
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 588
Fred Robinson, Peter Wentworth, Wally Boyce Where There's Smoke - jumping match
- match puzzle, breaking it with one hand
- puzzle, match head falls off
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 609
Unknown Primitive Calculator puzzle with matches Interlocutor (Issue 45) 178
Unknown Euclid's Triangle No. 10, puzzle, forming eight triangles with six matches Self-Working Table Magic 15
Unknown Squaring the Square No. 11 Self-Working Table Magic 16
Unknown Four Square No. 12 Self-Working Table Magic 16
Unknown The Roman Equation No. 13, roman numbers, changing point of view Self-Working Table Magic 17
Unknown A Fish Story No. 14, match puzzle, fishes has to swim in other direction by moving some matches Self-Working Table Magic 17
Unknown Tipsy Cocktail No. 15, match puzzle, glass with four matches and an olive inside, moving two matches to remove olive from glass Self-Working Table Magic 18
Unknown The Little House No. 16, Ann Ten, match Puzzle Self-Working Table Magic 19
Unknown World's Strongest? No. 17, lifting a matchbox with two fingers on a cigarette box, first and little finger Self-Working Table Magic 19
Stephen Tucker Star of Wonder match puzzle as revelation of star sign with ESP symbols Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 390
Unknown Matching Matches "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
equation with matches
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 246
Martin Gardner Match Ace layout puzzle Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 264
Karl Fulves Match Maker layout puzzle about making words out of matches Prolix (Issue 2) 94
Karl Fulves Squarersville layout puzzle Prolix (Issue 3) 153
Pekka Gunst Reindeer Puzzle match puzzle Secret Agenda (Issue May 28) 159
Unknown Matches matchstick puzzle Hidden Agenda (Issue May 14) 138