Who Owns the Zebra?

On a city block there are five houses in a row, numbered from left to right, each of a different color and inhabited by men of different nationalities, with different pets, drinks and cigarettes. You are given the following clues:

Now, who drinks water? And who owns the zebra?

I remember reading this puzzle in the International Edition of Life Magazine, back in 1962.

If you'd like to see an interactive Windows program that can generate thousands of puzzles like this, take a look at Everett Kaser's SHERLOCK program.

I give up, show me the solution.

Last revised on 03 April 1999.