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Puzzle 23

Any hints?  Not noughts and  crosses.  Tried morse (despite not being in keeping with time period) - nothing 🙁

Who wins in each game? Is there a shape or pattern overall?


kisanna12 has reacted to this post.

I find who wins. But ooxoo dont match. anything else? 

I would get a highlighter and mark a X or O on each game depending on who wins. An image will emerge in this pattern.

I did it all these. But I can't recognize the image. Any help/

I find something like 53, but it 's not right.


it’s not a number, but a simple shape

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The puzzle in position 4x4 is 9 Xs, and the one at the start of row 5 isn't a valid tic-tac-toe game either, with X having made 2 moves and O having made 5.
So that makes you instantly discount tic-tac-toe (or naughts and crosses, or nine mens morris or whatever) as being relevant.

Also if you count the one with 9 Xs as a X win, that breaks the image of the arrow pointing up, because you get an extra pixel in the image that breaks the image.

Is this another misprint?

rherberg has reacted to this post.

I can’t work this out, any more hints?

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