Monthly Archives: August 2012

Puzzle #7 – Natural Order

It was bound to happen eventually: circles in a puzzle. Better to just rip the Band-Aid off now. Sometimes I like a theme that requires the use of circled (or shaded) squares, and this is one of them. ┬áThis puzzle … Continue reading

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Puzzle #6 – Themeless #2

Back with another themeless; it should be challenging but fair (i.e., less pop culture than the first themeless puzzle). I usually stick to 72-word themelesses, but this one’s just 70. I guess the stars aligned for me this time. You … Continue reading

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Puzzle #5 – Seamen

Let’s talk a little bit about puzzle difficulty. Those of you who have been following along with the difficulties (they’re tagged at the bottom of posts) may notice that I’ve overhauled the system. There’s been some discussion on Facebook and … Continue reading

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