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 26 Puzzles

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Fill free to visit this page even if you don't work the puzzles, you'll learn fun facts about our region. The jumble was in honor of Baseball's opening day, and the logic puzzle honored four Catskills "masters." Although the puzzle used fictitious names to make it harder to solve, the REAL masters are Alf Evers, Walt Meade, J. Francis Murphy and Hilt Kelly. And yes, Hilt really did start practicing his craft, self-taught, when he was 5! If you are ever stumped, you can find hints on the classifieds page. If you ever have questions about a solution, feel free to email me at graphics@catskillmountainnews.com for clarification.


Puzzles for April 2, 2014

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It’s time for spring—in fact, it’s past time! Our word jumble this week celebrates outdoor pleasures and our logic puzzle features the restored fire towers of our region — all of them make great hikes and offer amazing views. If you are stumped you can always find hints on this week's classified page. And a PDF is attached if you want to print the puzzles out to solve them.


Puzzles for March 26, 2014

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This week's jumble highlights the opening of baseball season, so maybe even Brian Sweeney will want to solve it! And solving our logic puzzle will also teach you some things about famous Catskills artists. Their real names will be revealed next week in the solution; see if you can guess who they are before that! As always, a PDF of the puzzles is attached if you want a printout.


Solutions to March 19 Puzzles

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Since this was the debut of "logic puzzles" I have posted a pretty thorough step-by-step solution. If anyone out there is actually working the logic puzzles, please let me know if you find them too easy or too difficult: I can adjust accordingly! Just e-mail graphics@catskillmountainnews.com. Also if you have a good "Catskills" pun, I could sure use them for the word jumbles, and if you send me a good one, I will give you credit!


Solutions to March 12 Puzzles

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Click below to see the solutions to last week's puzzles. They certainly had a strong whiff of "down on the farm!"