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Cryptic Puzzle: “Jester”


“Jester” solvers

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

  1. Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
  2. Stan Francuz – Somewhere in Australia
  3. Al Sanders – Fort Collins, CO
  4. Mark Navarrete – Quezon City, the Philippines
  5. Donald R. Spaulding – Los Altos, CA
  6. Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
  7. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
  8. Stephen Throop – Grover, NC
  9. Eric Chipman – Boulder, CO

10.  Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY

Dale Ashworth – San Francisco, CA

Tom Barnet – Spartanburg, SC

Barry Brandes – Purdys, NY

Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM

Kevin Cadmus – Columbus, OH

Cathy Childs – Pompano Beach, FL

Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA

Joe Fendel '95 – Berkeley, CA

Matthew Field – Hastings, England

Warren Fraser – Marmora, Ontario, Canada

Richard Friedman '71 – Silver Spring, MD

Lewis Gee – Poway, CA

Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY

Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Peter Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Steve Gunter – Raleigh, NC

Richard Harrison – Portland, OR

Jim Hartney – Martinez, CA

David Hilliard – New York, NY

Al Kahn – Houston, TX

Dave Kaplan – New City, NY

Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA

Eliot Kieval '84 – New York, NY

Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico

Brian McCrady – Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA

Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS

Andrew Oakes – Half Moon Bay, CA

Segrid O'Gore – Seattle, WA

Itai Pines – Portland, OR

Harold Porosoff – Scarsdale, NY

Huw Powell – Lee, NH

Charlie Pritzlaff – Silver Spring, MD

David L. Ratner '52 – Larkspur, CA

Arnold Reich – Bronxville, NY

Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA

Joe Rogers – Old Greenwich, CT

Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA

Michael Savitz – Newton, MA

Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR

Wayne Scott – Jamaica Plain, MA

Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY

Callie and Bob Smith – Massena, NY

Donald Stanley – Littleton, CO

Margaret Webster  – Medford, MA

Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA

Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI


You can find all 37 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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