Even Odds

by George Barany and Charles Flaster

This "mid-week level" puzzle paid tribute to a sports-related current event, at a critical juncture (pictoral hint to the right). We reserve the right to provide a "midrash" at a later date, but in the meantime, please e-mail if you find anything puzzling.

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 Tim Croce, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, Robert Mark, and Alex Vratsanos for testing the puzzle on short notice and providing helpful feedback.

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