Cryptic Puzzle: Hearing Voices

Solve the most recent creation of puzzlemaker John de Cuevas '52

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E-mail John de Cuevas the revealed phrase. Solvers will be listed below in the order received. 

"Hearing Voices" solvers

(The first ten are listed in the order their solutions were received, the others alphabetically)

1.     Mark Navarrete – Quezon City, the Philippines
2.     Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
3.     Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
4.     Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
5.     Itai Pines – Portland, OR
6.     Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
7.     Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
8.     Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
9.     Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
10.  Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA

Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Tom Barnet – Spartanburg, SC
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Cathy Childs – Pompano Beach, FL
Al Damm – Marshall, WI
Norman W. Davis – Englewood, NJ
Stan Francuz – Somewhere in Australia
Warren Fraser – Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Richard Friedman '71 – Silver Spring, MD
Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
Ken Johnson – Springfield, MO
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Carol Marsh – Greensboro, NC
Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Huw Powell – Lee, NH
Joe Rogers – Old Greenwich, CT
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY
Callie and Bob Smith – Massena, NY
Donald Stanley – Littleton, CO
Stephen Throop – Grover, NC
Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld – Crownsville, MD
Charlie Varon – San Francisco, CA
Margaret Webster  – Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI

You can find all 35 puzzles published in Harvard Magazine between 1986 and 1998 at John de Cuevas’s website——under Harvard Puzzles. You will also find additional puzzles and contact information there and can subscribe to his mailing list.

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