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Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

Given: none of us has a hair color that matches his name
The statement: "I have black hair" cannot have been made by Mr. Black.
Since the reply by Mr. White of "you are correct" implies that he did not make the defining statement, nor did Mr. Black. So the artist Mr. Red made the statement: "I have black hair".
Given that Mr. Red has black hair there are only 2 remaining hair colors to be assigned to this colorful trio: red and white hair. Since Mr. White cannot have white hair, his hair color must be red leaving Mr. Black with white hair.

edit to add: Damn! Not quick enough!

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