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Cryptic Puzzle: “Orientation”



“Orientation” solvers

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

  1. Cathy Childs – Pompano Beach, FL
  2. Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
  3. Callie and Bob Smith – Massena, NY
  4. Warren Fraser – Marmora, Ontario, Canada
  5. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
  6. Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
  7. Itai Pines – Portland, OR
  8. Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
  9. Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
  10. Margaret Webster  – Medford, MA

Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ

Tom Barnet – Spartanburg, SC

Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM

Eric Chipman – Boulder, CO

Al Damm – Marshall, WI

Joe Fendel '95 – Berkeley, CA

Stan Francuz – Somewhere in Australia

Richard Friedman '71 – Silver Spring, MD

Lewis Gee – Poway, CA

Steve Gunter – Raleigh, NC

Richard Harrison – Portland, OR

Ken Johnson – Springfield, MO

Wayne Jones  – Worcester, NY

Eliot Kieval '84 – New York, NY

Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL

Andy Lewis – Berkeley, CA

Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico

Mark Navarrete – Quezon City, the Philippines

Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS

Huw Powell – Lee, NH

Arnold Reich – Bronxville, NY

Joe Rogers – Old Greenwich, CT

Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY

Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA

Michael Savitz – Newton, MA

Wayne Scott – Jamaica Plain, MA

Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY

Donald Stanley – Littleton, CO

Stephen Throop – Grover, NC

Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA

Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI


You can find all 36 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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