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From: Tim Browne <ue451@victoria.tc.ca>
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On Thu, 13 Jan 2000 Cycloggl@aol.com wrote:

> Hi   I was wondering if any one knows where I can find a solution (either
> online or what book has it) to the Alexander star I can get all except for
> two and it's driving me crazy
> Thanks for reading
> John

The problem is that the Alexander's Star uses only 6 colours instead of
the usual 12, so you get pairs of pieces all over the puzzle that look
identical. What you need to do is find a piece that is identical to one of
the pieces that need swapping, and then do a 3 piece rotation on them.
L8r.

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