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Your solution reminds me of me of a article currently referenced from the Joel on Software homepage, which talks about the the do-magic-here step.
I don't necessarily think of it as magic; I didn't know what the supplicant would consider a "close" number nor did I know which prime number finding algorithm he might find acceptable.
It's not really a joke answer. It's how I would divide the problem if I were doing it.
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