Friday, March 28, 2008

#10 Wordnet

This Wordnet is full of calories -- all the entries are types of junk food.

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Closing date: Extended to April 11, 2008

Thursday, March 27, 2008

#9 Double Meaning

Today's puzzle is a Double Meaning. Each entry has two clues, and likewise this puzzle has two steps: answer the clues, and figure out how they fit into the grid. Click the link above for complete solving instructions and strategies.

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  • Biological unit
  • Car gear
  • Chilly
  • Chum
  • Climb
  • Flow
  • Flower precursor
  • God
  • Going on now
  • Hit with an object
  • Jumped headfirst
  • Long walk
  • Raise (a price)
  • Rapid
  • Revoke (a law)
  • Superstar
  • Party
  • Point of view
  • Printing
  • Peace symbol
  • Rotate
  • School book
  • Size ratio
  • Small room


  • Amount of space
  • Because
  • Breeding animal
  • Card pack
  • Cramp
  • Direct
  • Evaluates
  • Glass container
  • Jostle
  • Platform
  • Pool pole
  • Pro
  • Sew
  • Signal
  • Sound measure
  • Speeds
  • Station
  • Tally
  • Two decades
  • Type of earring

Competition closed. Winner: None.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

#8 Brain Teaser

A follow-up to yesterday's teaser:

Name a vehicle model whose name, along with the first letter of its make, describes someone who accepts no substitutes.

Competition closed. Winner: None

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

#7 Brain Teaser

Name a vehicle model whose name can be anagrammed into a word that describes the feeling an environmentalist might feel about this vehicle.

Competition closed. Winner: None

Monday, March 24, 2008

#6 Crypto Theme

Yesterday was Easter on the Western calendar, and in its honor, today's category is an Easter Crypto Theme.

S L Y    R A B B I T

U T X G R I R    U S Z T U S I P

I K K    R F I


U S T A P D A L B    S X V A R L F

N I V V F    Q I L B P

I B R    X H    V I B D

Y L T P S Y L V V X G    U S A U E P


H L E I    K T L P P

G L T Y I T    G I L D S I T

Competition closed. Winner: