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2021-02-13, 08:24   #23
retina
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair

3×23×89 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by LaurV Or... oh? do you mean that you can have black square in the second ring, in case the correspondent "singled" square in the first ring is also black? Like a R2C2 black square will force all R1C1, R1C2 and R2C1 to be black?
Yup. Exactly. The example posted by 0scar also shows how all columns/rows can have all options.

 2021-02-28, 02:52 #24 Bobby Jacobs     May 2018 2·107 Posts You can do better than 86 words.
 2021-03-20, 15:35 #25 Bobby Jacobs     May 2018 3268 Posts Is anybody going to try to solve this puzzle and find the 15*15 crossword with the most words?
2021-03-20, 18:15   #26
retina
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair

10111111111012 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Bobby Jacobs Is anybody going to try to solve this puzzle and find the 15*15 crossword with the most words?
If you answered when asked questions about clarifying the rules then people might be more interested. Specifically, you didn't answer any of my queries.

2021-03-20, 20:20   #27
0scar

Jan 2020

31 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Bobby Jacobs Is anybody going to try to solve this puzzle and find the 15*15 crossword with the most words?
After such an explicit challenge...

96 words:
000100010001000
000100010001000
000100010001000
110001000100011
000010001000000
000000100010000
000100010001000
111100010001111
000100010001000
000010001000000
000000100010000
110001000100011
000100010001000
000100010001000
000100010001000

 2021-03-27, 19:00 #28 Bobby Jacobs     May 2018 2×107 Posts That is correct! The most words possible in a 15*15 crossword is 96, if the grid is symmetrical and connected, and every word has at least 3 letters. 000010000100000 000010000100000 000010000100000 111000111000111 000001000010000 000100000001000 000010000100000 111000111000111 000001000010000 000100000001000 000010000100000 111000111000111 000001000010000 000001000010000 000001000010000 Attached Thumbnails