Raiders vs. Irish

by George and Barbara Barany

This "mid-week level" puzzle was released on November 14, 2013, as two local teams (visual hints to the right) were about to square off in an important game.

Click here to view or download the puzzle in PDF format; here to solve interactively. For the solution and further commentary, you will have to check out our "midrash."  We thank Michael Hanko, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, Ben Jones, Tom Pepper, and Tom Williams for beta testing the puzzle and for their ingenious suggestions on the "trick" that makes it work.

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