Concerted Reaction

by George Barany and Markand Thakar

This "late-week level" music-themed puzzle (19x16) celebrates the 2014-2015 season of a major ensemble led by one of the constructors. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), learn more about the puzzle by clicking here for our "midrash." Update: This puzzle was used (click here) in the January 2015 issue of the Baltimore Post-Examiner.

Click here to view or download the puzzle in PDF format; here to download it as a puz file; here to download it as an ipuz file [requires the free Puzzazz app to solve]; here to solve the puzzle interactively (thanks to Jim Horne); here for the solution. We thank Steve Bachman, Laszlo Denes, Noam Elkies, Lloyd Fricker, Todd Gross, Michael Hanko, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, and Carl Voss for looking over several iterations of the puzzle and for their insightful comments.

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