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Here is a little utility to assist solving Letterpress games.  It comes largely (almost entirely) from an article on Stack Overflow.  It uses /usr/share/dict/words for the word list, and requires a initial stage to convert this into an anagram dictionary for efficiency.  Even so, it still takes a minute to run on my recent iMac.

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I like Python. It’s a scripting language, in a similar vein to Perl. However, to steal an analogy from someone else, where Perl is executable line-noise, Python is executable pseudocode. It’s an easy language to get into. Its most immediately visible difference from, say, C or Java is that it doesn’t use semi-colons or {}. […]

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