With each new solution, we glimpse a bit more of the overall pattern of nature. As with a crossword, so with the physical universe, we find that the solutions to independent clues link together in a consistent and supportive way to form a coherent unity, so that the more clues we solve, the easier we find it to fill in the missing features. (source)
Are <As> and <so> the same?
Is so a preposition?
I don't understand the grammatical structure of <so with>.