Limited Engagement

by Todd Gross / Edited by George Barany and Friends

WARNING: This puzzle involves sophomoric content and is not recommended for the schoolmarmish.

This "mid-week level" puzzle (11x19) was first created in 2012, and is based on its constructor's favorite joke which he saw many years earlier as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley. We released an updated version to coincide with the publication of another Todd Gross puzzle in the New York Times.

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 John Child, Noam Elkies, Charles Flaster, Michael Hanko, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, Peter Leopold, and Jim Quinlan for their careful review of an earlier version and helpful comments that influenced the final puzzle.

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