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A double check by the bishop! I have solved this puzzle.
I saw a number of comments about Black's decision to capture the Rook with the Pawn on the first move, but did not see anyone post any lines. Clearly, Black is better off if he does not capture the Rook. A better option would be to move the Queen to safety, and also to a position where she can defend the King better, such as 1...Qg8.
I came up with several lines that could unfold. Here is one:
Thanks, IncrediBill, that's exactly what I was wondering.
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