Thursday, September 24, 2020

Puzzle Three: Rock n' Roll Swindle (freestyle)

Talking Heads band3
Jean-Luc / CC BY-SA (

Thanks to everyone who entered last week's meta challenge and congratulations to winners I. K. Snamhcok and LesY.

This week's puzzle is another freestyle on the harder side (4/5). Hope you enjoy. 



Friday, September 18, 2020

Puzzle Two: Creature of Habit (meta)

Sea pig, from Olaus Magnus's Carta Marina, 1537

As promised, the first Lexicon Devil meta. We're starting off easy with what I believe to be a Gaffney Week 1 in difficulty – mmmaybe a 1.5. 

The answer to the meta is an animal.

Submit your answer by clicking HERE

Submissions are due by Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST

If you have any issues submitting your answer, just put it in an email to lexicondevillive at outlook dot com with your name, preferred screen name / ID and email address and I'll add you in manually. 

Two winners – the first person to submit a correct answer and another person selected at random from the correct entries – will receive a Lexicon Devil sticker as well as the respect of their puzzling peers. 




ScreennameCorrect Answer Submitted
I. K. Snamhcok9/18/2020 11:31:41
Meg!9/18/2020 13:18:57
kitchendiva9/18/2020 13:19:49
gppasco9/18/2020 16:10:59
Will9/18/2020 16:25:28
BarbaraK9/18/2020 16:51:15
DJB!9/18/2020 23:56:59
LesY9/19/2020 7:38:24
FrankieHeck9/19/2020 10:40:08
Richard B.9/21/2020 11:02:15

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Puzzle One: Diet of Worms (freestyle)

First in a series of indeterminate length.

For detailed plans regarding this site, please read the Q and A.

EDIT 9/11/20: Now with puz and PDF downloads.


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