Friday, June 17, 2022

Puzzle Fifty-Eight: What Are The Odds? (meta)

The answer to this month's meta challenge is a four-letter word one might say upon completing the meta.

Nota bene: this is a harder meta than average for LD. 

Thanks to Peter Abide for test-solving.

Submit answers at the following link by Wednesday, June 23 at 12 PM EST:

https://forms.gle/W96tdBRb3fg7jy2t7

Check your answer at:

https://www.callingit.in/1/#lIJIoOv+71Dfof76-KqyHrUGZtnaMOgKBmIplBrgDULyTeNYu-V2hhdCBBcmUgVGhlIE9kZHM/

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Puzzle Fifty-Seven: Come Back Here!

via GIPHY

Another one with a story behind it. Scroll down below the applet once you're done.

No .puz file for this (yet). You can generate a PDF using the Print function in the applet.


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Last summer I was trying to decide whether to submit this or another puzzle to the New York Times when Max Carpenter made his Times debut with a puzzle with the exact same concept and revealer. No stranger to being beaten to the punch on puzzle themes, I shrugged, figuring I'd at least saved myself a guaranteed rejection, set this one aside for the blog, and submitted the other puzzle. Which they also rejected.

Puzzle Fifty-Eight: What Are The Odds? (meta)

The answer to this month's meta challenge is a four-letter word one might say upon completing the meta . Nota bene: this is a harder met...