One of favorite kinds of word puzzles to print are these exclusive Buzzwords. There's no other puzzle quite like this. See our sample puzzle and the complete instructions here.
To solve one of our exclusive Buzzword puzzles, you will use crossword-type clues, search through a honeycomb of letters, and unscramble anagrams. We think you'll agree it's a very sweet word play treat!
The shaded R and the six letters surrounding it spell CHORTLE, 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. a noisy laugh chortle-R
2. ring-tailed mammal
3. animated film
Now find the BUZZWORD for this puzzle by unscrambling all 7 of the center letters to spell the answer to this clue:
How did you do? If you're ready to check your answers for this Buzzword puzzle, scroll down and click on the orange button. Be sure to take a second and third look through the honeycomb of letters, though, before you glance at the answers. You probably can solve this without "peeking!"
Are you ready for more? I hope so! Try these next. Feel free to go in any order. There is no definite progression of difficulty.
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