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# Tag Archives: puzzle

## Shutdown Solution 11

Here is the solution to yesterday’s puzzle.

## Spoiler!(?) Solution to Puzzle 5

Here is one solution to Puzzle 5. It’s not the solution I intended. I wanted to make Puzzle 5 hard enough that the solver would write a general (topological) argument for the existence of solutions. But I decided to solve … Continue reading

## Shutdown Puzzle 3

While the US Government is shutdown I’m posting puzzles for your enjoyment.

## Shutdown Puzzle 1

The US Government is shutdown, but your brain doesn’t need to be. My puzzle outlet will be open while the government is closed.

## An alien is thinking of a number…

…and you have to guess what it is. You were captured by a malevolent alien, who would really like to eat you for dinner. He told you his name, but since it is unpronounceable to humans, you like to call … Continue reading

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