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Quite a Distance Off

Mar 19, 2017 - The New York Times

MONDAY PUZZLE — We are a society that tends to walk around with our eyes glued to our smartphones, but today’s puzzle is a wonderful reminder to “look up,” as my Facebook friend Aryan Mishra likes to say. Mr. Mishra, currently a 17-year-old student in Delhi, India, achieved prominence in 2014 when he and a fellow student discovered an asteroid in a competition and, if he continues in his chosen path as an aspiring astronaut, he might well eventually meet up with one of today’s crosswor...