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Topic: Oldest puzzle, per the New York Times
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Milo Gardner

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Oldest puzzle, per the New York Times
Posted: Dec 7, 2010 12:03 PM
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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/science/07first.html?ref=science

reports solving complex puzzles provides certainty in an otherwise uncertain world is documented to 1650 BCE ... in an Egyptian text ...



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