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Wordy Wednesday 14: OUY AEHV GOT OT BE DDGIIKN EM

WORDY WEDNESDAY #12
DIVIDED INTO COLUMNS (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Jack Lance **
Jeremy Conner **
Joel Martin **
John Bulten **
Mark Tilford **
Randy Rogers **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #13
DIVIDED INTO 64 SQUARES (hint)
9 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within the next week to appear on the solvers list and be recognized for your puzzle prowess. Good luck, solvers!


WORDY WEDNESDAY #14
OUY AEHV GOT OT BE DDGIIKN EM

This week's puzzle is a contest! The winners of this contest will receive signed copies of the two issues (thus far) of Will Shortz's Wordplay in which I had the honor of being published. This time, there will be two winners; one will be randomly selected from the first week's solvers, and the second one will be randomly selected from all the other solvers from the first two weeks combined. Thus, solving during the first week will give you two chances to win, and solving during the second week will give you one chance to win.

__ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __    __ __
01 02 03 04 05    06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13    14 15 16 17 18    19 20
__ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __
21 22 23 24    25 26 27 28 29 30    31 32 33    34 35 36    37 38 39 40 41 42
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __    __    __ __ __ __ __ __
43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50    51 52    53 54 55 56 57 58    59    60 61 62 63 64 65
__ __ __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __
66 67 68 69 70    71 72 73    74 75 76 77 78 79    80 81

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __,   __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __    __ ___ ___?
82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89    90 91 92 93 94    95 96 97 98    99 100 101

EEHRW AN AAILMN ALLMNORY EILSV: 14 31 83 35 56 64 94
EEGGINRT DESU IN *AAHIIW: 53 59 32 62 76
DEEINRST FO *AABDDGH, FOR ENO: 95 19 04 40 48
ABENST DENSTTU, EEIMMOSST: 82 11 93 49 98 42
GILNOV EMRT FOR A AELM EOPSSU: 06 84 96 28 50
AADEEGHR HITW A *CEFHNR AEMN: 15 25 99 47 24
DEERST CEIRRTT HITW AEGLR AERS: 01 71 60 51 57 81
GTU EEFGILN: 85 66 21 20 13
“*ACEEHPR BY EHT ____” (*EESTV *AIMNRT CDEMOY): 07 90 72 52 30
ABEEHRT EIKL BDEMOOSY HITW AAHMST: 86 08 37 55 05 29
HITW “*EHT”, *AAEEEHKPRSS KORW ABOTU A MORST: 100 34 10 27 23 69 65
ENO CCELY EPR CDENOS: 43 03 12 79 101
BEELQRSUU EEFMOPRRR: 09 22 45 77 68 88 33 73
“*EEHLW FO *EFONRTU” ACEHPRSU: 61 87 92 58 70
ENO FO EINN (BILOPSSY EMOR) IN A AABBELLS AEGM: 54 74 80 39 97 18
“*ALL ____ *PU” (*EILSV GNOS): 91 16 44 67 78
BDOY FO A HIPS: 02 26 17 41
*EINORVZ AILRV: 38 75 46 63 89 36

#IceBucketChallenge

This post has nothing to do with puzzles, but I feel compelled to make it.

As many of you may be aware, the #IceBucketChallenge is a recent trend in spreading awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This challenge has gone completely viral, thus succeeding in creating this awareness. Paul M., also known as Vraal within the National Puzzlers' League, has challenged me to this. I have reason to believe this challenge to be in jest, but I will nonetheless take it seriously. Unfortunately, I'm a total wimp, and I've read this Forbes article about the #IceBucketChallenge, so despite the massively clickbait-y title of this post that led you to expect some sort of schaudenfreude-inducing video of me getting wet, I forfeit the #IceBucketChallenge. While I cannot currently afford a full $100 forfeit, I have donated $25 to the ALS Association in Vraal's name.

For the three people I challenge, I choose any three people in this puzzle community of ours with $25 to spare. Please donate to the ALS Association in Vraal's name so that we can collectively muster up a complete $100 forfeit. Perhaps if you take proper precautions (such as keeping valuable electronics and puzzle books as far away from you as possible, and not holding your breath), you could take on the actual #IceBucketChallenge and prove that you're less of a wimp than I am, thereby earning the eternal respect of everyone in the puzzle community. As for me, though, respect in the puzzle community isn't exactly my strong suit, so I'll continue to just write tons of puzzles instead, like the ones that will be appearing on Grandmaster Puzzles this week. This Slitherlink is the first one, and I think some of the other ones are pretty good, too!

Thank you for reading, and thank you, Vraal, for being an awesome puzzle solver. :)

Wordy Wednesday 13: Divided Into 64 Squares

WORDY WEDNESDAY #11
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Adam Weaver **
Brian Michalowski **
Bryce Herdt **
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Jeremy Conner **
John Bulten **
Mark Tilford **
Randy Rogers *

WORDY WEDNESDAY #12
DIVIDED INTO COLUMNS (hint)
10 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within the next week to appear on the solvers list and be recognized for your puzzle prowess. Good luck, solvers!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #13
DIVIDED INTO 64 SQUARES

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__ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __    __ __ __ __    __ __
__ __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __ __    __ __    __ __ __
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ ?

Ty toys: 2 wds.: d6 f1 f3 f7 h1 g2 h7 a3 e4 g8 g1 c6
Requiring difficult mastication: f5 h6 f4 b7 e8
Part of the face involved in a facepalm: c2 e1 f2 e5 c8 g4 e6 b2
Its playing area is often drawn in chalk: b3 a5 a6 e7 b5 b8 c1 h3 g7
Journalist Arianna: e3 a2 f6 f8 a4 d7 h2 c5 a8 d3
Black History ____: h4 g6 g3 d1 e2
Unofficial vote to determine people's opinions: 2 wds.: c3 h8 b4 d8 h5 c7 g5 d2 b1
Yellow cartoon character: a7 a1 b6 c4 d4 d5

Wordy Wednesday 12: Divided Into Columns

WORDY WEDNESDAY #10
PENT WORDS 2 (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Adam Weaver **
Brian Michalowski **
Bryce Herdt **
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Jeremy Conner **
John Bulten *
Mark Navarrete **
Mark Tilford **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #11
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES (hint)
8 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within the next week to appear on the solvers list and be recognized for your puzzle prowess. Good luck, solvers!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #12
DIVIDED INTO COLUMNS
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____ and well: 67 62 42 40 17
Only word in a famous eight-word sentence: 03 23 52 26 47 64 24
Marin of “The Lion King”: 04 18 08 37 61 63
Contents of a stick, perhaps: 72 10 54 30 58 14 45 69
Like a good horror flick: hyph.: 38 60 43 65 12 01 53 70 34 51 27
____ game (Guitar Hero, for example): 73 05 49 29 57 35
Wookieepedia subject: 2 wds.: 19 13 56 31 02 07 25 06
Most like a surgeon's hand (one hopes): 20 36 41 46 71 50 11 22 09
Fictitious, easily-defeated opponent: 55 66 15 33 32 44 59 28
Verb attribute: 16 21 39 48 68

Wordy Wednesday 11: DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES

WORDY WEDNESDAY #9
DOUBLE FEATURES (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Cheryl Chan **
Christian H.P. **
Jack Bross **
James McGowan **
Jeremy Conner *
Mark Navarrete *
Mark Tilford **
Randy Rogers **


WORDY WEDNESDAY #10
PENT WORDS 2 (hint)
9 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within the next week to appear on the solvers list and be recognized for your puzzle prowess. Good luck, solvers!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #11
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES

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64 65 66

Pain in one's back, perhaps __ __ __ __
                            01 18 62 38
Firm __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
     30 52 45 16 14 59 40 21
"Fa la la la la la la la la" carol: 3 wds. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                           08 54 42 19 56 51 39 65 63 36 03 11
Narrow flat pasta __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                  02 48 06 53 55 13 22 41
Gain __ __ __ __ __ __
     12 47 27 29 57 33
Lever and fulcrum enjoyed by children: hyph. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                             23 10 07 49 66 37 43 34 17 46 20 32
Saying "I do", for example __ __ __ __ __ __
                           58 05 64 09 25 15
"____ Woman" (The Eagles hit) __ __ __ __ __ __
                              35 44 50 04 24 26
Courts __ __ __ __
       61 28 31 60

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