Pentominous by Carl Worth

Pentominous by Carl Worth

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Theme: Pentominoes

Author/Opus: This is the 32nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard Pentominous rules.

Answer String: Enter the letter associated with the pentomino occupying each cell in the marked rows from left to right and in the marked columns from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma. Use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:45, Master = 8:00, Expert = 16:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other Pentominous puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Pentominous to get started on. More Pentominous puzzles can be found in Plenty o’ Pentominous by Grant Fikes and Murat Can Tonta.

Scrabble (PI) by Carl Worth

Crisscross by Carl Worth

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Theme: Pi Filling

Author/Opus: This is the 31st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Place each of the given words into the grid, one letter per cell, reading from left to right or top to bottom. All words must be connected, and no words other than the given words can appear in the grid. All occurrences of PI have already been entered into the grid (as the symbol π).

Answer String: Enter all crisscross letters (and spelling out PI where it is used) from left to right for the marked rows and top to bottom for the marked columns. Separate each row/column’s entry with a comma. Use CAPITAL LETTERS and ignore all empty cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 25:00, Master = 40:00, Expert = 1:20:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other word logic puzzles.

Pentominous by Carl Worth

Pentominous by Carl Worth

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Theme: Pi

Author/Opus: This is the 30th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard Pentominous rules.

Answer String: Enter the letter associated with the pentomino occupying each cell in the marked rows from left to right and in the marked columns from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma. Use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other Pentominous puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Pentominous to get started on.

TomTom (Combo Variation) by Carl Worth

TomTom by Carl Worth

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Theme: Logical

Author/Opus: This is the 29th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, except that fractional values are allowed as clues. Also, some cages have multiple operations. These cages must have the same value when operated on by either operation (e.g., a +× cage could contain 123 because 1+2+3 = 1×2×3). This puzzle uses the integers 1-5.

Answer String: Enter the 3rd row from left to right followed by the 5th row from left to right. Separate all rows with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 3:30, Expert = 7:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for variations of TomTom and this link for more classic TomTom. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest TomTom to get started on. More TomTom puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles.

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Pentominous by Carl Worth

Theme: Letter Diagonals

Author/Opus: This is the 28th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard Pentominous rules.

Answer String: Enter the letter associated with the pentomino occupying each cell in the marked rows from left to right and in the marked columns from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma. Use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:00, Master = 7:15, Expert = 14:30

Note: Follow this link for other Pentominous puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Pentominous to get started on.

Star Battle by Carl Worth

Star Battle by Carl Worth

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Theme: GP (Grandmaster Puzzles)

Author/Opus: This is the 27th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard Star Battle rules. Two stars per row, column, and region.

Answer String: For each row from top to bottom, enter the number of the first column from the left where a star appears. Enter these numbers as a single string with no separators.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 2:15, Expert = 4:30

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other classic Star Battles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Star Battles to get started on. More Star Battle puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles.

Fillomino (Primes) by Carl Worth

Fillomino by Carl Worth

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Theme: Primes (for Daniel Cohen)

Author/Opus: This is the 26th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard Fillomino rules, except that the size of all regions must be a prime number (2, 3, 5, 7, …).

Answer String: For each cell in the marked columns, enter the area of the polyomino it belongs to. Enter just the last digit for any two-digit number. Start with the 4th column, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th column.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 8:00, Expert = 16:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other classic Fillomino and this link for more variations on Fillomino puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Fillomino puzzles to get started on. More Fillomino puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles and in Fill o’ Fillomino by Grant Fikes.