Word Ways


Mr. Lindon writes: "Leigh Mercer is now 75. For many years he has acted as a clearing-house for puzzle material, sending people all over the world ideas (true, often other people's), but never getting anything out of it himself: and he is not a wealthy chap. I feel it is time that he received some sort of recognition. You might ask yourself whether a series of "Present-Day Palindromists," giving collected examples of their efforts, mights not be interesting. There is, I believe, a fine PD writer living in France, whom I expect I could get in touch with if you are interested."