Thursday, January 20, 2022

Puzzle Forty-Five: It's a Crime! (meta)

The answer to this month's meta contest is a common-law criminal offense.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12 PM EST. 

This week, please submit your answers through the button on the Crosshare menu in the applet below. If you have any issues submitting, email me.


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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Puzzle Forty-Four: Word Worms #1

 Here's a new variety puzzle format I've been working on. It could be considered a smaller, gentler version of one of Patrick Berry's Trail Mix puzzles. Note the directions and enjoy.

Puzzle Fifty-Six: Consequences (meta)

The answer to this month's meta challenge is a possible punishment for children who get out of line. IMPORTANT NOTE: the multiple appear...