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Wordy Wednesday 64: Chess Words 2

WORDY WEDNESDAY #62
IT'S A SMALL CROSSWORD (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 puzzle, or here for a hint. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bo Green **
Bryce Herdt **
gpaolopasco **
Izak Bulten **
Jack Lance *
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #63
FRAMELINKS 3 (hint)
As of this writing, 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 #64
CHESS WORDS 2

Eight 8-letter words are scrambled on the chessboard. Each chess piece starts on the first letter of one of the words, and can be moved across the board via standard chess moves to spell the rest of the word. Every square is used exactly once. The chess pieces move as follows:
King: one space in any of the eight directions
Rook: any number of spaces in a horizontal or vertical direction
Bishop: any number of spaces in a diagonal direction
Queen: any number of spaces in any of the eight directions
Knight: two spaces in a horizontal or vertical direction and then one space in a perpendicular direction
Arrange the letters in the 8 starred blanks to form the final answer word.
         Queen: O  __ __ __ __ __ __ __          King: P  __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                d1                **                   e1                ** 
Queen's Bishop: N  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ King's Bishop: Q  __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                c1                **                   f1             **    
Queen's Knight: M  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ King's Knight: R  __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                b1                   **                g1             **    
  Queen's Rook: L  __ __ __ __ __ __ __   King's Rook: S  __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                a1                **                   h1                   **


COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5 letter word for "Physicist Schrödinger"?
* Patron Puzzle #4, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a 21x21 Framelinks. The rules are the same as in last week's puzzle; the grid's simply bigger. There are 133 letters waiting to be put in the correct spots to spell 77 words.

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 63: Framelinks 3

WORDY WEDNESDAY #61
FOXGERYPTICS (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:
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Ben Carter **
Bo Green **
Bryce Herdt **
Izak Bulten **
Jack Lance **
John Bulten **
Neelix **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #62
IT'S A SMALL CROSSWORD (hint)
As of this writing, 12 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's a hint. 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 #63
FRAMELINKS 3
Fill in the empty squares in the diagram with the given letters to form common words.
Arrange the letters in the 8 shaded squares to form the final answer word.

AAAAA BBBBB C D EEEEEEEEEE FF G HHHH IIIII J K LLLLL M NN OOO PPPP Q RRRRRRR SSSSS TTTT WW X
COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* Do you remember how chess pieces move? Spell 8-letter words with them!


Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 62: It's a Small Crossword

WORDY WEDNESDAY #59
DIVIDED INTO 100 CELLS (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:
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Izak Bulten *
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #60
PENT WORDS 12 (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:
Giovanni Pagano **
M. Sean Molley **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bo Green *
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #61
FOXGERYPTICS (hint)
As of this writing, 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 #62
IT'S A SMALL CROSSWORD
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Alex Boisvert's Puz to PDF is doing odd things to this crossword. In the PDF version, the clues starting with 47-Down ended up on a second page; in the PNG version, they're outright missing. Setting "Grid position" to "Top right" causes all the clues to fit, but some of them overlap the crossword grid. Yuck.
The Wordy Wednesday answer is the title of a song from a Disney movie, relevant to the puzzle's theme.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* Framelinks 3! We give you the unchecked letters, and you fill in the rest!

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 61: Foxgeryptics

WORDY WEDNESDAY #58
W_ _D S_ _RCH (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 puzzle, or here for a hint. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Giovanni Pagano *
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Ben Carter **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten *
Sam Levitin 1/2*

WORDY WEDNESDAY #59
DIVIDED INTO 100 SQUARES (hint)
9 people have solved this puzzle from last week. 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 #60
PENT WORDS 12 (hint)
8 people have solved this puzzle from lat week. 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 #61
FOXGERYPTICS
These puzzles are based on Gryptics. Gryptics seem like a neat concept to me; however, they are sullied by the main difference between the difficulty levels being how many randomly-placed letters are given at the start. (They're not even symmetrical ones, and even the hardest puzzles have them.) Apparently, Les Foeldessy didn't succeed in getting his puzzles to the large audience he wanted to, because the website gryptics.com no longer exists.

Insert a single letter in each space of each grid so that each grid's five rows and five columns spells a word from left to right or top to bottom (including the letters outside the grid).

Arrange the letters in the shaded spaces to form the final answer, an eight-letter word.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* Whistle while you work on a meta crossword!

Until next time, yappy solving!

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