First things first: I’d like to thank everyone who sent us kind words and fond reminiscences prompted by August’s 40th anniversary issue. Our editors enjoyed learning about the role GAMES has played in your lives. For example, reader Howard Kestin …Read more
(September, page 20)
One of the entries in “Vowel-uable Words,” NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, does not contain the vowel A and thus does not fit the category. All of the other answers in the list contain all of the vowels, including Y. NEUROPSYCHIATRY …
By DJ Dee
Our favorite DJ Dee Jay never forgets a tune, but when it comes to remembering names, he’s, well…hopeless. Yesterday’s playlist included 24 popular bands of the past and present, and Dee managed to get every
Many thanks to those of you who have been playing along with the GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES 40th Anniversary Clue Challenge. Here is a list of all the answers, along with the quip spelled out by their first letters and…
Join us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary with this special issue. In it, we pay tribute to the very first issue of GAMES—September/October 1977—and all the great issues that have followed it over the years. If you remember that …Read more
by Joel Nanni
An interesting quotation by Simon Pegg has been fit into the diagram below, though you’ll have to rearrange the letters considerably to find it. Looking at each column of letters vertically, distribute the letters in it
Question: He was the Trivia Hall of Fame’s first member.
Answer: (Robert L.) Ripley…
Stars and Stripes
by Don Henderson
Flag down your friends and show them this beautiful puzzle—or enjoy it all by yourself! The answers to each numbered clue pair below go in the 12 spaces surrounding the correspondingly numbered red star
Welcome to the August issue of GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES. While it goes without saying that every issue is a puzzle lovers’ delight, this issue in particular will appeal to wordplay aficionados. This month’s feature article, “Trips: Mr. Wizard’s Code,” …Read more
In “Impasse” (June, page 50), the diagram was mistakenly printed without arrows, making the puzzle impossible to solve. Here is the corrected diagram. Our apologies for the oversight.