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 August 6 Puzzles

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Here's your solutions to our August 6 puzzles, with the Word Jumble about the Anti-Rent War, and the Catskill Triplets testing your knowledge of local places . . .


Puzzles for August 6, 2014

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This week's puzzles feature terms and places associated with the Anti-Rent struggles of 170-some years ago and test your knowledge of Catskills names and places. As always a PDF file is also attached here for printing.


Solution to July 30 puzzle

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Here's your solution to the July 30 puzzle, which featured old-fashioned verbiage from the Catskill Mountain News pages of 100 years ago.


Puzzle for July 30, 2014

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This week's puzzle tests your knowledge of obsolete word choices; if you're a fan of historical fiction, this one will be a breeze. All these words were found in the Catskill Mountain News editions of July 24 and July 31, 1914. My how time flies! PDF version is also attached. Happy solving!


Solutions to July 23 Puzzles

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Here are the solutions to the Word Jumble (that last one was a little tricky!) and the logic puzzles featuring July headlines from past editions of the Catskill Mountain News. If you'd like to read those stories in full (which is why I referenced the full date in the puzzle), you'll find them in our archives at http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/middletown — they all make fascinating reading . . .