Puzzle solutions for Tuesday, Aug. 16, 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: LATCH    CRIMP    GLADLY    ODDEST

Answer: The Everglades reptile that was following too close was a – "TAIL-GATOR"

(Distributed by Tribune Content Agency)

CRYPTOGRAPHY PUZZLES

Celebrity Cipher

"The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors." – James Cameron

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Cryptoquote

IF YOU CAN DANCE AND BE FREE AND NOT BE EMBARRASSED, YOU CAN RULE THE WORLD. – AMY POEHLER

(Distributed by King Features)

Cryptoquip

WHAT COULD YOU CALL PEOPLE WHO SEEM TO MAKE DUMB MISTAKES AT EVERY TURN? BLUNDER-ACHEIVERS.

(Distributed by King Features)

OTHER PUZZLES

Boggle

OAK    ELM    PINE    PALM    BIRCH    BEECH

(Distributed by Tribune Content Agency)

Lexigo

REGRET, TIGERS, SPARE, ERASES, SHARED

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

KenKen

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Scrabblegrams

7 Little Words

  1. WALKWAYS

  2. THORNINESS

  3. MAZE

  4. INVENTORY

  5. DOLL

  6. LINDA

  7. HUMOROUSLY

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Find the Words

In the swinging sixties

(Distributed by Creators Syndicate)

Kubok

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