Puzzles

We post solutions to each puzzle here the week after they are printed. A print quality PDF of each week's puzzle is attached to each week's puzzle edition.

Solutions to March 5 Puzzles

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Click below to see the solutions to last week's puzzles. One note: it's hard to make all the word search terms stand out when they overlap so much. If you still can't find a word or two, email me at graphics@catskillmountainnews.com and I'll diagram that one for you. And our cryptogram is from Catskills historian, columnist and school superintendent, Prof. Lincoln Long. I suspect we'll be hearing more from him in future cryptograms. This one comes from a beautiful column he wrote about his dog, Major. I will try to print excerpts from it in a future Archives column.


Puzzles for March 12, 2014

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Did you know this is Brain Awareness Week? Science has shown that working puzzles helps keep you sharp for the more serious challenges in life. Our word jumble this week is dairy-related, and our cryptogram quotes a successful dairy farmer from more than a century ago. Solutions will be revealed here next week and as always a cryptogram hint can be found on this week's classifieds page. A downloaded PDF of the puzzles is also attached below. Happy Solving!


Solutions to February 26 puzzles

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Even if you don't enjoy solving cryptograms, you can browse the solutions each week for wonderful quotes and aphorisms about the Catskills by local historians, writers and characters. Click below to see the solutions to puzzles in the February 26 edition.


March 5 2014 Puzzles

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Our puzzles are created exclusively for the News with Catskills-related terms and place names. As always solutions will be posted here on our website one week after publication. Happy Solving!



Solutions to February 19 Puzzles

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Here you will find solutions to our puzzles, posted one week after their print publication. And as they say at the movies, "Spoiler Alert!"