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Games World of Puzzles October 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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…from the editor

We at GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES have really gotten into the Halloween spirit for the October issue. First, as you can see from this issue’s cover, we’re presenting a “Halloween Double Feature,” starting on page 34. Horror film fan Raymond Simon has created a pair of fright flick-themed puzzles. Start with his trivia quiz called “The Horror! The Horror!” and find out just how familiar you are with some well-known macabre movies. Next, move on to “Creepy Quotes & Spooky Sayings” on page 36. After decoding 13 encrypted quotes, see if you can match each one to the movie from whence it came. It might be harder than you think!Continuing with the horror theme, Simon also profiles Rue Morgue, a magazine based in Toronto, in his “Game On!” column on…

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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.ACROSS1 Primary2 Burrowing member of the weasel family3 Type of phone with a dial4 Singer Gladys5 Bygone Ford model6 Allow to leave a hospital7 Stratocaster…

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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.ANSWERS ■…

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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.ANSWERS ■…

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board game

Some people are just sore losers. In these two Scrabble-type games, someone upset the boards and walked off in a huff. Can you help us piece the boards together again? You can cross off tiles as you use them, since each will be used exactly once.ANSWERS ■…

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ACROSS1 Fantastic Mr. Fox author Roald5 Pub projectile9 “Hey, you!”13 Race in The TimeMachine14 PC-to-PC corre-spondence: Hyph.16 Saxophone type17 Flying stunt18 Speechless: Hyph.20 “___ Fly a Kite”: 2 wds.22 Curve in the road23 Ticked off24 Tony winner Patinkin26 Los Angeles baseball pros28 Game played with cestas: 2 wds.31 Haus wife32 Current letters33 Domesticated35 Quick-witted39 Unlikely to make a fuss40 Swelling, to a doctor42 Global conflict from 1939–45, briefly43 Pigtail’s kin45 Midterm or final46 Thoroughfare47 Conventional standard49 Within the bounds of the law51 Torment54 Had a date: 2 wds.55 Unbelievably long time56 Gloria actress Rowlands58 Surname separator, sometimes62 Nocturnal visitor: 2 wds.65 “___ does it!”66 Exxon, once67 Cranial cavity68 Posterior69 Appear to be70 Season of sacrifice71 Toy with runnersDOWN1 Farmer’s home?2 Soothing plant3 Owl’s comment4 Scrumptious: Hyph.5 Explode6 “I love,” to Livy7 Asked for…