Oops! Goofed again! I was hoping that I would only have one mistake out of 5 grids this term, but I guess not. 55 Across was supposed to be TUCSON, but I transposed letters again and it ended up TUSCON in the puzzle. Thank you to all those people out there who pointed it out to me. Sorry about that.
Well, we only had 4 submissions for this one... I think I did make this one a little tougher so no surprise here. We had Chung Chan et al. with 4 incorrect squares, Pokey with 3 incorrect squares, Ian ``The Word Guy'' Facey with one incorrect square (you forgot the ``H'' in DHOW) and our winner with a perfect entry... Jean-Guy! Stop by the office to pick up your prize.
For the gridQUESTION, we had Ian ``The Word Guy'' Facey with ``The world would be richer, because we wouldn't have to spend $$$$ on shuttle missions to examine the effects of zero g. And Jean-Guy! writes Relatively massless, I suppose. :D
And now, the moment some of you have waited for. The awarding of the end-of-term gridWORD participation prize. For this, I came up with some goofy yet not-so-complex formula. First, only people who submitted to three or more grids were considered. Then a special weighting system was developed. Then after a few drinks, the draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of some high class accounting outfit. The winner will receive a prize package of mathNEWS's choosing. And that winner is... (drum roll)... Willow! Stop by the office sometime to pick up your stuff.
That's all for this term... beats me if I'll ever do this job again. I hope someone comes forward in the Fall and really, really wants to do this job. Anyways, good luck on finals and all that other stuff. Maybe see ya around...
Latrell ``GridBoy'' Fox
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