Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Puzzle Sixty-Eight: Bad Move? (meta) + Bonus Puzzle: Marching Bands No. 1

 

One of many amazing drumline battle videos on YouTube

The meta answer is a ten-letter word. Submit answers through the Crosshare applet below (which also exports .puz and PDF). All answers due by Tuesday, January 31 at 12 PM EST. Two winners receive an unreleased puzzle pack! 

After you've solved, scroll down for a bonus Marching Bands puzzle that's a little different - you'll find out how.



Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Puzzle Sixty-Seven: Round One? A Puzzle Suite

 

The last Lexicon Devil meta contest of the year is a suite of three puzzle-hunt-style puzzles and one crossword, each with its own meta answer, the four of which must be combined to reveal a final meta answer: a four-letter object. Sorry, no .puz files or applet this time. 

The rules are a little different for this one. First, working in teams is A-OK. Second, you can use the links below to check your answers to the individual puzzles. However, the final answer must be submitted by email to lexicondevillive@outlook.com. (This is so I can provide better feedback in response to wrong answers, etc.) Third, there's a little more time to submit the final answer for this one. The deadline is Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 12 PM EST. Fourth, any individual or group who submits a correct final answer will receive a digital package of unreleased Lexicon Devil puzzles. 

PDF

Answer Checker #1: Modern Rock

Answer Checker #2: Power Ballads

Answer Checker #3: Yacht Rock

Answer Checker #4: Quiet Storm


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Puzzle Sixty-Six: We Off That (freestyle)


 Freestyle clued on the easier side this week. 

Watch this space during the rest of December - the 21st in particular - for some special end-of-year announcements and opportunities.

.puz / PDF

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Puzzle Sixty-Five: Reality Check (meta)

 


This Thanksgiving, why not introduce your family to the joy of meta crosswords? Maybe Uncle Mort will crack the code and win his very own Lexicon Devil sticker...

The meta answer is a ten-letter word. Answers due Tuesday, November 29 at 12 PM EST. Submit answers through the Crosshare applet below.


Friday, October 21, 2022

Puzzle Sixty-Two: Very Groovy (meta)

gourd luck everyone

Another contest meta! This one's perhaps a bit more, shall we say, frightening than your average LD meta and may require a little web searching to confirm your answers. This month we're back on Crosshare. PDF and .puz file download are both available through the applet below. 

Feedback from test-solvers was essential this month. Many thanks to Abide, Paolo P., Hoang-Kim Vu, FrankieHeck, and Tane. 

Submit your answers, again through Crosshare, by Wednesday, October 26 at 12 PM EST.


Puzzle Sixty-Eight: Bad Move? (meta) + Bonus Puzzle: Marching Bands No. 1

  One of many amazing drumline battle videos on YouTube The meta answer is a ten-letter word . Submit answers through the Crosshare applet b...