Cluedo Mystery Puzzle: Death in the First Edition - 1991
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Appearing a year prior to the U.S. version, the Cluedo brand puzzle is basically the same with a few artistic changes and more pieces (750 compared to 500).

The Story:

"Murder in a damp garden - without footprints! Who killed him? Marley's ghost?“

Dr. David Black was well named. Because his specialty was Blackmail!

However, Dr. Black considered himself a ”gentleman“ extortionist. He spent his ill-gotten gains in pursuit of intelectual pleasures. His library of first editions was the finest in England. He owned more complete sets of Dickens than any other collector in the world.

Of course, Black needed the proper setting for his precious books. When he ”collected“ sufficient fees from his six blackmail victims, he bought Tudor Close, one of the most magnificent mansions in the United Kingdom.

His vanity proved to be his downfall. Dr. Black was so proud of his acquisition that he couldn't resist inviting all his victims to Tudor Close, to see the result of their ”contributions.“

For some reason, the six guests who came to view the Black Library seemed less than grateful for the privilege. Some of them were even rude. In fact, one of them had the dscourtesy to murder thier host!

David Black's violent death may not have been unexpected. But the circumstances were nothing short of eerie. Somehow, the murderer had managed to entice the blackmailer into his garden. And somehow, the killer had managed to bludgeon him to death without a single footprint!
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The Suspects:

Professor Peter Plum: He liked Dickens but hated Dr. Black. Did he have Great Expectations of murder?
Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock: She was fixing a snack in the blackmailer's kitchen. Was murder on the menu?
Mrs. Blanche White: Mrs. Peacock's maid - and her alibi. Or was she her accomplice?
Reverend Jonathan Green: A man of God. But doesn't God help those who help themselves?
Miss Vivienne Scarlett: Murder might ruin her makeup. Or would this murder be worth it?
Colonel Mike Mustard: His game was chess. Did he make a move to checkmate the blackmailer?

Read the story, assemble the puzzle, and find the clues to solve a murder. This puzzling new twist on the Clue board game presents a mystery in a short story which can be solved by assembling the 750 piece jigsaw puzzle to reveal the clues as to whodunit!
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