Dot Dash

by Ellen Ross and George Barany

This "mid-week level" puzzle (19x19) pays tribute to a unique and memorable fictional series, in print and on the small screen (pictorial hint to the right). It includes a mysterious surprise answer that is found by reading the circled letters left to right. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), learn more about our subject by clicking here for a "midrash." 

Click here (two pages) or here (one page, for those with good eyesight) 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 Christopher Adams, Martin Ashwood-Smith, John Child, and Martin Herbach for testing and invaluable suggestions and contributions as this puzzle was developed.

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