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Word Puzzles for Adults

Word puzzles for adults don't get much better than my original Buzzwords!

You'll need to find the answers to crossword-like clues by searching through a honeycomb of scrambled letters. Each answer is spelled with seven letters. If you're really successful, you'll be able to find the BUZZWORD at the end of the puzzle!

You can find a sample puzzle and complete instructions here.


Buzzwords #21 and #22

Here's a peek at the printable page. The full text for both puzzles also appears below. 

Word Puzzles for Adults! Buzzword Buzzwords 21 and 22!

Buzzword #21

buzzword puzzle 19

Print Buzzwords 21 & 22 

The shaded L and the six letters surrounding it spell PROLONG 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. lengthen prolong-L

2. a daydream

3. visibly anxious

4. a greedy eater 

5. expressionless

6. a place of specialized training  

7. silk-like fabric

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

   crop used for animal feed  _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Buzzword #21
2. fantasy-F 3. fretful-F
4. glutton-L 5. deadpan-A
6. academy-A 7. taffeta-A
Buzzword: ALFALFA

Buzzword #22

Buzzword Puzzle #16/76

Print Buzzwords 21 & 22

The shaded R and the six letters surrounding it spell AMOROUS, 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. passionate amorous-R        

2. resin or varnish 

3. well-liked

4. commissioned military officer

5. to aggravate someone 

6. where football fans gather

7. a person who has studied a lot

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

 a royal staff or wand  _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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

Buzzword #22
2. shellac-C 3. popular-P
4. colonel-E 5. provoke-E
6. stadium-T 7. scholar-S
Buzzword: SCEPTER

Printable Buzzword Puzzles

Are you ready for more fun? I hope so! Be sure to try ALL the Buzzwords here at Word-Game-World!

Buzzword #1

Buzzword #2

Buzzword #3

Buzzword #4

Buzzword #5

Buzzword #6

Buzzwords #7 & #8

Buzzwords #9 & #10

Buzzwords #11 & #12

Buzzwords #13 & #14

 Buzzwords #15 & #16

   Buzzwords #17 & #18

 Buzzwords #19 & #20

Buzzwords #21 & #22

I'll be adding more Buzzwords in the future, so please check back again for more of these free word games.

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Forgetful elephant with string tied around his finger

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