G. H. Ropes


In the May 1988 Word Ways I described my struggle to construct a non-tautonymic ten-square -- with less than stellar results. Since that time, I have collaborated with Eric Albert of Auburndale, Massachusetts, who has programmed his PC to search for useful combination of the three or four bottom words. By useful combinations, I mean that these words are chosen to generate plausible ending such as -ENCE, -ING, -TION, etc., for all ten proposed words of the square.