Enigma 273: Moral choices
15 April 2015
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From New Scientist #1420, 6th September 1984 [link]
The campaign to Brace Up Moral Standards is run by a six-person committee, who elect a president from among themselves. Each person casts three votes. On the last occasion each voted for three persons and each person totalled a different number of votes.
Lord Luvaduck Love finished higher than Miss Marriage, who voted for herself. Tansy Tickell, the romantic novelist, fared better than the Reverend Cuthbert Custard, who did not vote for himself. Peregrine Prunes voted for Miss Marriage. Sylvia Slap, the agony aunt, voted for herself. Love did not vote for Tickell. No one votes for Love and Marriage; no one for Slap and Tickell; and no one for Prunes and Custard.
How many votes did each of these bracing persons receive?