The Djerassi Gambit, and Others

by George Barany and Friends

This "mid-week level" puzzle (16x15) was released on October 29, 2012, a fact that is of some signifcance. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), learn more about the puzzle by clicking here for our "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); and here for the solution. I thank Charles Deber, Noam Elkies, and Michael Hanko for invaluable contributions to this puzzle.

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