by Steve Bachman and George Barany

This "mid-week level" puzzle (pictorial hint to the right) is a companion to another puzzle called Wit, and is also posted on the bachblog. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), click here and here to become further enlightened about the puzzle's theme.

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 Martin Ashwood-Smith, John Child, Laszlo Denes, Michael Hanko, Brent Hartzell, Martin Herbach, Theresa Horan, Ned White, and Tom Williams, for beta testing the puzzle, and their helpful comments.

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More puzzles here (all), here (sports), and here (tributes).

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