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We can also use other definitions of adjacent. Instead of king moves, we could use moves of another piece with 8 symmetric moves: a knight, congo elephant (which moves 1 or 2 squares horizontally or vertically), phoenix (which moves 1 square horizontally or vertically or 2 squares diagonally), frog (which moves 3 squares horizontally or vertically or 1 square diagonally), or zebra (which moves 2 squares horizontally or vertically, and 3 squares in a perpendicular direction).

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Weekly Puzzle Sites: | | Ken Duisenberg | NPR | Puzzability | The Griddle | Puzzle Picnic | Nick's | |

Other Puzzle Sites: | | MathPuzzle.com | IBM | Retrograde Analysis | Puzzle Palace | Terry Stickels | |

Interactive Puzzle Sites: | | Click Mazes | Puzzle Beast | Logic Mazes | Color Shift | Grid 1 | 2 | Boomshine | |

Physics-Based Puzzle Sites: | |
Perfect Balance 1 |
2 |
Assembler 1 |
2 |
3 |
4 | | Color Infection | Redstar Fall 1 | 2 | Fantastic Contraption | |

Colleges with Puzzles: | | Macalester | Missouri State | Purdue | |

Great Math Sites: | | Geometry Junkyard |
Math World |
Mathematician Biographies |
| Integer Sequences | Inverse Calculator | Geometric Dissections | |

Recreational Math Sites: | | Mike Keith |
Harvey Heinz |
Primes |
GIMPS |
| Polyforms | World of Numbers | Soup Kitchen | |