Puzzle with a Prize: Sept. 2, 2015

It's another puzzle with a prize -- another chance to win dinner at a popular local eatery that has generously donated a $25 Gift Certificate to dine at their establishment. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 05:07 PM

Puzzle with a Prize: August 19, 2015

This week's puzzle offers an appetizing prize -- a $25 gift certificate to a popular local restaurant. You'll have to solve the puzzle, however, to find out where you'll be dining! More...

Posted 8/20/2015 11:14 AM

Puzzle for July 29, 2015 with a Prize!

Sponsored by the Roxbury Arts Group

Attention all puzzle solvers and especially those of you who might think puzzle solving is a waste of time: this week you could win a prize from the Roxbury Arts Group! More...

Posted 7/29/2015 02:05 PM

Puzzle for July 22, 2015

Word Jumble: Where Shall I Go, What Shall I Do?

That’s a darn good question this time of year, when the Catskills explodes with activities, events, fairs and more! Good luck choosing what you’ll do this weekend from the embarrassment of riches on offer. Here are just a few of your choices. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 08:48 PM

Solution to July 8 Puzzle

Click here for the solution to the July 8 puzzle, which challenged you to find 10 differences in the two Summertime Fun coloring pictures. More...

Posted 7/16/2015 02:00 PM

Solution to June 24 Puzzle

Click here for the solution to the June 24 Summer Fun Word Jumble. More...

Posted 7/10/2015 12:32 PM

Puzzle for June 24, 2015

Unscramble these terms, which all have something to do with summer time fun, then rearrange the circled letters to reveal where you could find all these things. More...

Posted 6/26/2015 09:54 AM

Solution to June 10 Puzzle

Click here for the solution to our "vexillological" puzzle."I hope you all learned something about the Empire State flag that you didn't notice before! More...

Posted 6/17/2015 01:22 PM

Puzzle for June 10, 2015

Empire State Vexillology

On June 14, we display the Stars and Stripes with pride. But how many of us New York staters know about the symbols and content on our own flag? More...

Posted 6/10/2015 10:11 AM

Puzzle for June 3, 2015

Jumping into June

Unscramble these events and activities we typically associate with the month of June, then rearrange all the circled letters to discover a relatively new local event we celebrate each June in our villages. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 11:37 AM

Solution to May 6 Puzzle

Sorry there was no room in the print edition this week for a puzzle with all the "goings on" — here is the solution to the May 6 puzzle, which I am sure no Margaretvillite would even need! More...

Posted 5/21/2015 03:18 PM

Puzzle for May 6, 2015

Here is a puzzle that should be a snap for anyone who has ever shopped in Margaretville! More...

Posted 5/5/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzles for April 29, 2015

Ready, set go: our puzzles this week celebrate the Kentucky Derby, a "notorious" May 1 birthday, and since it's practically May — a maze! PDFs are attached for printing out. More...

Posted 4/28/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to April 8 Puzzle

Here is the solution to last week's baseball puzzle. This week? Expect something a little more "taxing." More...

Posted 4/14/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to April 15 Puzzle

Here is the answer to our "taxing" Income Tax Day Word Jumble. If you have ideas of different kinds of puzzles you would like to see, email me at graphics@catskillmountainnews.com. More...

Posted 4/14/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for April 8, 2015

Here is a puzzle to celebrate baseball's opening day and put your mind on baseball terms. More...

Posted 4/7/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzles for April 1, 2015

Here are some April Fool's riddles to sharpen your wits! A clue to the final riddle is on the classified page and a PDF is attached if you would like a printout. More...

Posted 3/31/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for March 25, 2015

Here is an inspiring quote from a widely admired woman leader, in honor of Women's History Month. You form words by figuring out where to drop the letters into the columns. Hint is on the classified page and PDF is attached if you want a printout. More...

Posted 3/24/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for St. Patrick's Day

It took me some extra time to find a decent puzzle for St. Patrick's Day to make up for the week we didn't have room in the paper. Here's a pretty easy crossword for tomorrow's holiday. This week's puzzle will also feature an Irish theme! More...

Posted 3/17/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for March 18, 2015

This week's word jumble celebrates things associated with Ireland; but the circled letters, when rearranged, will reveal an American songster (not Irish!) who was born on St. Patrick's Day (March 17) in 1919. More...

Posted 3/17/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for March 4, 2015

Here is a puzzle to get us Marching onwards . . . More...

Posted 3/3/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to February 4 Puzzles

Here are the solutions to our February puzzles, including the quote box, which featured a seasonal quote from someone named George . . . More...

Posted 2/10/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to February 11 Puzzle

Here is the solution to our "Presidents Obscuro" Word Jumble: More...

Posted 2/10/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzles for February 4, 2015

Here are some puzzles to celebrate events of February and to look forward to a seasonal shift . . . More...

Posted 2/3/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle with a Prize: August 26, 2015

Dinner's on Us!

It's another puzzle that could win you an excellent dinner to one of our area's popular eateries, but -- like last week -- you'll have to solve the puzzle to figure out which restaurant is offering a $25 Gift Certificate. More...

Posted 8/26/2015 10:51 AM

Puzzle for August 12, 2015

Although the prize for this puzzle, sponsored by Open Eye Theater, has already been awarded, it can still supply some solving fun and should be a breeze for all you Open Eye fans. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 03:20 PM

Solution to July 29 Prize Puzzle

Here's the solution to our first "prize" puzzle! The prize in this case was two tickets to Sybarite5 at the Roxbury Arts Group. Thanks to the them for sponsoring this first prize puzzle. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 03:06 PM

Solution to July 22 Puzzle

Here's the solution to our "What to Do" puzzle of last week. I hope you found time to enjoy at least one of these events! More...

Posted 7/27/2015 03:38 PM

Solution to July 15 puzzle

Click here for the solution to the July 15 "French-a-fried" Word Jumble. More...

Posted 7/16/2015 02:21 PM

Puzzle for July 15, 2015

This word jumble is comprised entirely of words we have “absorbed” from the French language. English is truly a polyglot language that has soaked up all manner of foreign word “immigrants” to make our own vocabulary one of the richest in the world. More...

Posted 7/16/2015 02:08 PM

Puzzle for July 8, 2015

Kids, here are some summer fun pictures to color. There are exactly 10 things that are different in each picture. Parents, some of the differences are tricky to find, so kids may need your help! More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Solution to June 17 Puzzle

Click here for the solutions to the June 17 Graduation jumble and Father's Day gifts logic puzzle. More...

Posted 6/26/2015 09:49 AM

Puzzles for June 17, 2015

Here’s a very easy word jumble of terms involved in every graduation. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 01:07 PM

Solution to June 3 puzzle

Click here for the solution to the Jumping into June word jumble. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 11:55 AM

Solution to May 27 Puzzle

Click here for the solution to our Summer Memorial Daze puzzle More...

Posted 6/3/2015 11:28 AM

Puzzle for May 27, 2015

Summer Memorial Daze

Unscramble these summer pleasures and activities of the Catskills — if you need clues, just go read the Summer of Fun special section that appeared in the May 20 Catskill Mountain News edution— you’ll find it all around town! More...

Posted 6/3/2015 11:23 AM

Solutions to April 29 Puzzles

Here are the solutions to our "Horsin' Around" jumble and "A-may-zing" Maze... next week, look for a challenge much closer to home! More...

Posted 5/5/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to April 22 puzzle

Here is the solution to our "tree hugger" puzzle of last week. Did anyone participate in any of the terrific Earth Day events last weekend? More...

Posted 4/28/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for April 22, 2015

This week's puzzle reminds us to "Think Green" as spring brings the green back into view. Hints are on the classified page and a PDF is attached if you'd like a printout. More...

Posted 4/21/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for April 15, 2015

It's been a taxing week, huh? More...

Posted 4/14/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to April 1 Puzzles

Here are the answers to our April Fool's Day puzzles. To get into the "swing" of things maybe we should try a baseball-related puzzle next week! More...

Posted 4/7/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to March 25 Puzzle

Here is the solution to our "Women's Voices" quote box. Next week, we'll delve into riddles and jumbles in honor of April Fool's Day! More...

Posted 3/31/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to March 18 Puzzle

Here is the solution to our St. Patrick's Day jumble. Did you get the connection between the picture and the artist? More...

Posted 3/24/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to March 4 Puzzle

Here's the solution to our "Marching Orders" word jumble. There wasn't room for a puzzle in the March 11 edition but I will try to scare up a good St. Paddy's day word search or word jumble for you hardy puzzle solvers. More...

Posted 3/17/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to St. Patrick's Day Puzzle

Here are the answers to our St. Patrick's Day crossword. Another Irish-themed puzzle will be coming up on Wednesday! More...

Posted 3/17/2015 08:00 PM

Solution to February 25 puzzle

Here is your solution to the February 25 President's word search . . . next week? We "March" on! More...

Posted 3/3/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for February 25, 2015

PDF to print out is also attached below . . . consider it your history lesson! Happy solving! More...

Posted 2/24/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzle for February 11, 2015

Here is a puzzle for those of you who really know your presidents ... More...

Posted 2/10/2015 08:00 PM

Solutions to January 28 Puzzles

Here are the solutions to our Football-themed puzzles of January 28. Hope you found these an easy "completion"! More...

Posted 2/3/2015 08:00 PM

Puzzles for January 28, 2015

Here are some puzzles for you football fans whiling away the time until the big game. Clues to the Word Jumble are on our print classified page. Happy scrimmage! More...

Posted 1/27/2015 08:00 PM