A Cryptic Tribute
by George Barany / Edited by Patrick Berry
This Thursday-ish puzzle was published in the June 22, 2012 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Many people have written that this was one of their all-time favorite tribute puzzles, and in fact, it was a finalist for the 2012 "Puzzle of the Year" Orca Award. After completing the puzzle (spoiler), learn more about the honoree, and about the puzzle itself, by clicking here for our "midrash."
Click here (scanned from the printed issue) or here (created from Across Lite) to view or download the puzzle in PDF format; here to download it as a puz file [requires Across Lite software to play]; here to solve the puzzle interactively (thanks to Jim Horne); here for the solution.
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