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Games World of PuzzlesGames World of Puzzles

Games World of Puzzles January 2018

Games World of Puzzles is loaded with all kinds of puzzles by top constructors as well as fascinating articles, game reviews, upcoming events, a contest in every issue, and much more. It’s the perfect magazine for all puzzle fans and gamers! The puzzles, while not interactive, are easily printed out. Get yours today!

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Kappa Publishing Group, Inc.
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…from the editor

With every New Year come new challenges—and that’s especially true in this issue of GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES. If honing your puzzle-solving skills is at the top of your list of resolutions, you’ve come to the right place.Let’s begin with our feature, SuperClues: The Internet Game of Dropping Hints (page 34). It’s the conclusion of a three-part series by longtime contributor Stephen Sniderman. In the final installment, he describes how he turned a secret code he learned as a teen into an online game he shares with friends and fellow word enthusiasts. Sniderman even presents a sample round from the game so that you can test yourself by playing along.Our full-color section also includes several fun puzzles for fans of logic and math: R. Wayne Schmittberger’s Diamond Exchange (page 38)…

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mixed doubles

Each answer word in this crossword variation has two clues leading to it, using different meanings of the word. The clues are separated into Across and Down, but are otherwise ordered randomly. When you find two Across clues or two Down clues that seem to have the same answer, add up their clue numbers to determine the place in the grid where the answer should be entered. For example, if the clue for 1-Across were “Metallic element“ and the clue for 17-Across read “Starring role,“ the answer would be “lead,“ which would go in the box labeled 18 (1 + 17). Note: Tags such as “Hyph.“ and “2 wds.“ have been omitted.ANSWER, PAGE 70ACROSS1 Top-of-the-line2 Go past first base, say3 Turn signal4 Raise, as curiosity5 Microsoft e-mail program6 Boxer’s pre-game…

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52-skiddoo

There is one place for each letter of the alphabet in the 26 empty squares of each blank column in the diagram below. Fill in each letter so that a word of at least five letters is formed reading across only. Not all of the letters to the left and right of the empty box are used; it’s up to you to determine which ones are needed to complete familiar words. Some letters may fit in more than one of the empty squares to complete words, but we only came up with one arrangement that would complete a word in each row. Maybe you’ll find a better solution. Proper names are not allowed.ANSWER, PAGE 70 ■…

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pencil pointers 1

In this crossword puzzle, the clues appear in the grid itself. Enter the answers in the direction of the pointers.ANSWER, PAGE 70 ■…

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matchboxes

Here’s your big chance to play with matches. Enter words relating to each puzzle’s theme, one letter per box, so that the boxes with connecting lines have matching letters. We’ve shown a couple of H’s to start you off.ANSWERS, PAGE 701. TOOLSExample: crowbar2. WORLD CAPITALSExample: Santiago ■…

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wild men

(ANSWER, PAGE 70)ACROSS1 Spooky 2013thriller5 Valedictorian’s ranking10 Running circuits14 Lena of Alias15 French vin valley16 Hable con ___ (Almodóvar film)17 Call of the Wild author: 2 wds.19 Tiger Beat reader20 Dinky kind of town: Hyph.21 Outback specialty22 “So ___ me!”23 Tool with teeth25 USA’s largest public power company28 A wild and crazy guy: 2 wds.34 Desuds36 The Green Hornet’s valet37 Sorcerer38 Brainstorm39 Israeli Nobel laureate Shimon40 Folkie Guthrie41 Gangling42 Muddy up43 Dramatist Chekhov44 Recipient of Wilde’s De Profundis: 2 wds.47 “Rescue me” letters48 Duty station49 Whiskey grain51 Ball boy?54 Sexy dressing gown59 Osmose60 Subject of the documentary Wild Man Blues: 2 wds.62 Not risqué63 Smithy fixture64 “___ Lang Syne”65 Don Juan’s love66 Washington, but not Lincoln67 Title role for NastassjaDOWN1 Voodoo power2 Lawyer Dershowitz3 Cursor movers4 Egyptian icons5 Broccoli bud6…

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