“NUMBERS GAME,” January, page 52

Due to some overzealous editing, David Kwong’s crossword puzzle “Numbers Game” contained some errors relating to the theme. Here is a link to the corrected puzzle in case you would like to try this extremely clever crossword as it should have appeared. Here is a link to the answer.

What three two-word phrases can be found
in this box? 

What is this object?


26 = L. of the A.
What are L. and A.?


Note: Digital edition puzzles are not interactive.

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Go from START (#8) to FINISH (#2) by moving horizontally or vertically (but not diagonally) in a continuous line. The numbers you pass through (including the starting and finishing numbers) must add up to 100.

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