Puzzle solutions for Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022

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Note: Most subscribers have some, but not all, of the puzzles that correspond to the following set of solutions for their local newspaper.

CROSSWORDS

USA TODAY crossword

(Available to play digitally at puzzles.usatoday.com.)

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Los Angeles Times crossword

Today’s crossword (McMeel)

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Daily Commuter crossword

SUDOKU

JUMBLE

Jumbles: VIGIL    MONEY    EXHALE    SPLEEN

Answer: Jack Nicholson had some great roles. His acting in Kubrick's 1980 film is a – SHINING EXAMPLE

(Distributed by Tribune Content Agency)

CRYPTOGRAPHY PUZZLES

Celebrity Cipher

"As a kid, I saw myself as the type of guy who would run into a burning building to save the baby." – Christian Slater

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Cryptoquote

SUMMER HAS A FLAVOR LIKE NO OTHER. ALWAYS FRESH AND SIMMERED IN SUNSHINE. – OPRAH WINFREY

(Distributed by King Features)

Cryptoquip

IF TENNIS PLAYER STEFFI OPENS UP AN EATERY CHAIN, SHE REALLY OUGHT TO CALL IT "GRAF-ETERIA."

(Distributed by King Features)

OTHER PUZZLES

Boggle

BOAR    HARE    GOAT    DEER    LION    MOLE

(Distributed by Tribune Content Agency)

Lexigo

JUJUBE, ESTATES, STAIN, NINJA, ALUMNI

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

KenKen

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Scrabblegrams

7 Little Words

  1. SPLUTTER

  2. TREK

  3. PLATEFUL

  4. PRAGUE

  5. WONDERMENT

  6. ABYSS

  7. CHARTS

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Find the Words

Life saving work

(Distributed by Creators Syndicate)

Kubok

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