# New Puzzle Games

These fun new puzzle games are the best for unique, challenging word play!

You need to find the answers to crossword-like clues by searching through a honeycomb of scrambled letters. Challenging, fun and very sweet!

You can find a sample puzzle and complete instructions here.

## Buzzwords #11-#12

Here's a peek at the printable page.  The full text of these new puzzle games also appears below.

## Buzzword #11

The shaded I and the six letters surrounding it spell ERRATIC, which matches one of the clues below.

In the same way, find a 7-letter word for each of the remaining clues. Keep track of the center letter for each answer you find.

1. unpredictable  erratic-I

2. innovator

3. hours of daylight

4. hypersensitivity

5. trash

6. make clear

7. branch of mathematics

Find the BUZZWORD for this puzzle by unscrambling all 7 of the center letters to find the answer to this clue:

mass of floating ice: _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Buzzword #11
2. pioneer-E 3. daytime-E 4. allergy-R
5. garbage-G 6. clarify-C 7. algebra-B
Buzzword: ICEBERG

### Hints for Solving Buzzword Puzzles

If you need some hints for solving these new puzzle games, try these...

1. First, look through the scrambled letters to see if any answers stand out to you, and then try to match those words to one of those clues. OR, try these steps:

2. Read each clue carefully. Try to think of possible answers, and look for those answer words in the honeycomb. (If your ideas are not spelled with 7 letters, consider looking in a thesaurus or dictionary for synonyms for 7-letter words.)

3. Always use pencil on the printable page. Write the center letter of each word in the space near the BUZZWORD clue. When you've solved all 7 clues, or maybe even before, you can rearrange those letters to spell an answer to the BUZZWORD clue. Then work backwards, using the known center letters to find the remaining answers to the unsolved clues.

## Buzzword #12

The shaded O and the six letters surrounding it spell DISPOSE, which matches one of the clues below.

In the same way, find a 7-letter word for each of the remaining clues. Keep track of the center letter for each answer you find.

1. throw away dispose-O

2. tussle

3. own

4. sanction

5. carve

6. breakfast appliance

7. hospital room for newborns

Now find the BUZZWORD for this puzzle by unscrambling all 7 of the center letters to spell the answer to this clue:

layered board

How did you do? If you're ready to check your answers for this  Buzzword puzzle, click on the button.

Buzzword #12
2. wrestle-W 3. possess-P 4. endorse-D
5. whittle-L 6. toaster-O 7. nursery-Y
Buzzword: PLYWOOD

## More New Puzzle Games for You!

If you liked Buzzwords, we think you'll more of our fun, challenging free word puzzles! Try some of these:

NEW! Nifty Nines  One of our new puzzle games that requires you to answer questions about idioms and expressions that contain NINE or NINTH.

Triangulairs TM- Unscramble a 10-letter word and form 4-letter words following one simple rule. Try to meet or beat our scores!

ZigZags TM - A fun-shaped puzzle to test your spelling and vocabulary expertise. We've supplied some of the letters in the seven-letter words. Can you figure out the rest?

Occupational Hazard - Don't say I didn't warn you...Some of these questions are nearly impossible, unless you are a word connoisseur with a bit of patience!

Smelly Stuff Cryptogram Puzzle: Just what might we put on this list? For fun, first jot down your Top Ten list. Then hold your nose as you decode this cryptofamily. See if any of your items made my list!

1. Word Games
2. Buzzword Instructions
3. Buzzwords #11-#12

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