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Behold! Another slightly disappointing magic square.

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Futility Closet: “Words and Numbers”
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2013/09/27/words-and-numbers-7/

Martin’s tweet.
https://twitter.com/MB_Whitworth/status/827810392185372672

Alphameric squares on mathworld.
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/AlphamagicSquare.html

Alphameric squares on wikipedia (how did I miss this‽)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphamagic_square

"the most fantastic magic square ever discovered"
A Gardner's Workout, 2001
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=znFb2YKiRCkC&dq=isbn:1568811209

Read Lee Sallow talk about his work in 1986.
http://www.leesallows.com/files/AMS%20Part%202.pdf

His up-to-date website.
http://www.geomagicsquares.com/

The search continues!
https://github.com/tuzz/letterwise_magic_squares#solutions

My video from MathsJam.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ1W1vbuYuQ

The Numberphile video about the Parker Square.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOT_bG-vWyg

CORRECTIONS:
- I say “the authors” by accident when talking about A Gardner’s Workout when I meant “the author”. Specifically: the Martin Gardner.
- Let me know if you spot anything else!

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