The barkeep, seeing my study of the countertop oak go sour, offers instead of the
usual kibble and chat, a wrought-iron tangle he calls a tavern puzzle. In minutes,
divorce troubles recede with their rancor and legal rant, as I imagine myself a ...
Bits and Pieces (www.bitsandpieces. com) and Tavern Puzzles (www. tavern
puzzle.com), for inexpensive mechanical puzzles. • Local science or children's
museum gift shops. • Educational toys and games retailers (such as ZanyBrainy).