Today’s Puzzle Selection: 15×15 Quick Crossword No. 17 15×15 Codeword No. 205 Sudoku No. 81 Quintain Word Building Game No. 2  

Welcome to a new week of puzzling and mental gymnastics.  Monday is Quick Crossword Day at the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency.  This puts us in mind of one of our favourite board games, Scrabble. When you look at a Scrabble board, you will see that it is a 15×15 square grid.  When you play a game you are effectively building Read more…

Scrabble is a great educational word puzzle game that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board mith a 15-by-15 grid.   It can be likened to building a crossword puzzle grid from scratch.  Once you have finished the game, why not try your Read more…

A trivia quiz is a great game for all ages. They are terrific for boosting general knowledge without a puzzle grid,  and can even played as a team.  I remember my Grade 5 teacher lining two groups of students in front of the blackboard (call them Team A and B), and then putting questions to us.  If student got it right, they kept going, and Read more…

Welcome to the weekend.  We trust you will have time to fit in your daily puzzling amidst the Christmas hustle and bustle.  Today is the day for our weekly People’s Choice Puzzle.  Thanks to Kathie M. from Toorak, Vic. for suggesting her favourite 19×19 Quick Crossword. Enjoy! Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 102  15×15 Codeword No. 207  Sudoku Read more…

Welcome to Friday! Today is the day we roll out the red carpet to our new Filmograppuzzle cryptogram.  If you enjoy logic puzzles and are a movie buff, then this is the puzzle for you. Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 111  15×15 Codeword No. 219  Sudoku No. 107  Filmograppuzzle No. 1     

Solving Clue Detective puzzles in a group is a great mental gymnastics activity.  It can become very animated with everyone contributing possible letters.  A perfect place to play these games is your public library or neighbourhood house with a big flat screen television. Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 81  15×15 Codeword No. 4  Sudoku No. 128    

Today’s Puzzle Selection: 15×15 Quick Crossword No. 117 15×15 Codeword No. 2  Sudoku No. 129  Nixie Cryptic Crossword No. 19

Some years ago we told you about a favourite word game of ours The Minister’s Cat.  This has been very popular, and for some time we have been working on a new word game which we are very excited to release today  We have called it Quintain.  A quintain is a mediaeval term associated with sport of jousting.  It is Read more…

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