publication date: Saturday, May 7, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Science

clue: If you can't cook up the solution in x minutes, don't come whining to me.

explanation: Borwein was a professor of mathematics ("solution in x") and a leading thinker in the field. The word "whining" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: no one!


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