Eight Across

by Martin Ashwood-Smith and George Barany

This "Friday-level" puzzle (16x15) was posted coincident to the publication of another puzzle in the New York Times. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), learn more by clicking here for our "midrash." 

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 Christopher Adams, Ralph Bunker, Dan Chall, Laszlo Denes, Michael Hanko, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, Theresa Horan, and Ned White for beta testing and helpful comments.

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