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Present in 6 (Posted on 2007-04-25) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In this grid horizontal and vertical words are symmetrical about the upper left to lower right diagonal.


This grid is to be reformed by replacing all letters in 6 steps having regard to symmetry, changing one letter at a time and using only English words.

While my solution reflects my title at which you might not arrive, can you at least publish a new grid under my rules?

1. Show us any 3 x 3 grids which you have composed from a significantly different initial grid and their development.
2. Beginning with a 4 x 4 grid is it possible to arrive at a new grid, same rules, in 10 steps?

Because of the nature of the language - "English words" - is a difficult phrase to define. If a word seems to need justification then please do so; challenges are otherwise likely.

See The Solution Submitted by brianjn    
Rating: 4.3333 (3 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re(3): Asides 2: Example (solution)brianjn2007-04-29 01:45:20
re(2): Asides 2: Example (solution)Dej Mar2007-04-28 16:01:51
re: Asides 2: Example (solution)brianjn2007-04-27 23:39:48
SolutionAsides 2: Example (solution)Dej Mar2007-04-27 16:55:07
SolutionAbbreviated notation shortens listCharlie2007-04-26 10:53:22
re(3): so many waysbrianjn2007-04-26 10:46:56
re(2): so many waysCharlie2007-04-26 09:53:32
Some Thoughts5 steps to only 2Dej Mar2007-04-26 01:46:56
re: so many waysbrianjn2007-04-25 22:48:35
re: Pseudo-solutions in Fivebrianjn2007-04-25 22:44:28
Some ThoughtsPseudo-solutions in FiveDej Mar2007-04-25 21:11:26
Solutionre: so many waysCharlie2007-04-25 17:06:56
Solutionso many waysCharlie2007-04-25 17:02:52
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