56-Downed-Up Charges

by George Barany, Christopher Adams, Martin Herbach, and Alex Vratsanos

This "mid-week level" political-themed puzzle was commissioned for the June 2016 issue issue of Natural Selections, as accessed here. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), please click 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 Noam Elkies, Charles Flaster, Katherine Halpern, Lewis Rothlein, and Ned White for beta testing and valuable suggestions.

If you want to tell others about this particular page, refer them to

More puzzles here (all) and here (politics and current events).

E-mail barany@umn.edu to be added to a bcc distribution list.

Back to top

View My Stats