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This part of the AgeOfPuzzles.com is created to show my puzzles and puzzle articles which were published in different newspapers, bulletins, newsletters, magazines, books, and on the Web. They are republished here or linked to the respective pages on the Web with permission.
Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES World of Puzzles - Extra, 2012
 
Puzzle Quizzes  
by The Grabarchuk Family
A big selection of our Puzzle Quizzes is published in the Extra 2012 issue of the GAMES World of Puzzles in its Special Bonus section, see pages 33-43. You'll find there 60 Puzzle Quizzes in different difficulty levels...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - April, 2012
 
Strimko in GAMES (V)
In the April 2012 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes another portion of our Strimko puzzles, see the Pencilwise section, pages 50-51. It comprises fourteen varied Strimko challenges in different difficulty levels, and in sizes 4 x 4 to 7 x 7. You'll enjoy them...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - November, 2011
 
Strimko in GAMES (IV)
In the November 2011 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes another portion of our Strimko puzzles, see the Pencilwise section, pages 50-51. It comprises fourteen varied Strimko challenges in different difficulty levels, and in sizes 4 x 4 to 7 x 7. You'll enjoy them...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - March, 2011
 
Strimko in GAMES (III)
In the March 2011 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes another portion of our Strimko puzzles, see the Pencilwise section, pages 50-51. It comprises a dozen varied Strimko challenges in different difficulty levels, and in sizes 4 x 4 to 7 x 7. You'll enjoy them...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

Will Shortz
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Our Puzzle on NPR
Each week, New York Times crossword puzzle editor and NPR's Puzzlemaster Will Shortz presents an on-air challenge to one contestant and gives a challenge for Weekend Edition Sunday listeners at home. For the next week's challenge one of our recent puzzles has been chosen. Listeners who submit the correct answer to the NPR win a chance to play the on-air puzzle and test their wits with Will Shortz...
Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - May, 2010
 
Strimko in GAMES (II)
In the May 2010 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes another portion of our Strimko puzzles, see the Pencilwise section, pages 50-51. It comprises a dozen varied Strimko challenges in different difficulty levels, and in sizes 4 x 4 to 7 x 7. You'll enjoy them...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - September, 2009
 
Strimko in GAMES
In the September 2009 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes a portion of our Strimko puzzles, see the Pencilwise section, pages 50-51. It comprises a great dozen varied Strimko challenges in different difficulty levels, and in sizes 4 x 4 to 7 x 7. They all are created to your puzzle enjoyment...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

Seven: The Number for Happiness, Love, and Success by Jacqueline Leo
Seven by Jacqueline Leo.
 
My Puzzle on the 7 Theme
One of my puzzles on the 7 theme has been included into a new book by a media guru, Jacqueline Leo. The book titled, Seven: The Number for Happiness, Love, and Success, is published by Twelve (Hachette Book Group). It is fully devoted to the number seven, and among hundreds of interesting, fun, and amazing facts it also presents several puzzles, ancient through modern, playing with the number seven. Also, the book mentions AgeOfPuzzles.com.
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Puzzles

Puzzles

Seven Puzzles for G4G7 by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Seven Puzzles for G4G7
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
The Gathering for Gardner (G4G) is the unique biennial event founded in 1993 by Gardner fan and puzzle collector, Tom Rodgers. Getting together in Atlanta, the World's foremost mathematicians, puzzlers and magicians, deeply influenced by Martin Gardner's work and life, bring with them some writings related to the fields of their interest and prepared specially to honor Martin Gardner...
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Puzzle Hits

DualDoku by Peter Grabarchuk
 
DualDoku
by Peter Grabarchuk
One more puzzle of the 2nd World Sudoku Championship held in Prague on March 28 -- April 1, 2007. The big grid consists of two partially overlapped 9x9 sub-grids. All the rules are as in the "standard" Sudoku...
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Puzzle Hits

Slant Numbers by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Slant Numbers
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
This is another puzzle of the 2nd World Sudoku Championship held in Prague on March 28 -- April 1, 2007. It was part of the 2WSC play-off. Every square cell of a 6x6 square grid is divided diagonally into two triangle sub-cells (white and gray)...
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Puzzle Hits

Jigsaw-Roundoku by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Jigsaw-Roundoku
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
This was the final puzzle of the 2nd World Sudoku Championship held in Prague on March 28 -- April 1, 2007. The goal is to fill in a 9x9 grid assembled of nine jigsaw pieces with numbers 1 through 9 so that "round" numbers (3, 6, 8, and 9) go to the round ears of those jigsaw pieces...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES Magazine - December, 2006
 
Playing with Puzzle Classics
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
In the December 2006 issue, GAMES Magazine publishes my article, Playing with Puzzle Classics, see pages 84-89. It's devoted to different old puzzles with a modern look on them, and contains a lot of interesting puzzle materials I've never published before...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

GAMES World of Puzzles - November, 2006
 
Math & Logic Medley
A cute selection of my puzzles is published in the November 2006 issue of the GAMES World of Puzzles in its Special Bonus section, see page 40. This time the section is named Puzzle Book Potpourri, and presents different puzzles from Sterling puzzle books...
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Puzzles

Puzzles

Puzzle Classics at G4G7 by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Puzzle Classics at G4G7
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Classic puzzles make a substantial and distinctive part within all puzzles available to puzzlers in different forms, real and virtual. Many of them are well-known, and still they hide a lot of surprises which can lead puzzlers to new and improved solutions, while puzzle creators can come up with new challenges and variations...
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Masters

Masters

Boris Kordemsky

Boris Kordemsky
 
Boris Kordemsky
by Will Shortz and Serhiy Grabarchuk
Boris Kordemsky (1907-1999), a Russian teacher and popularizer of recreational mathematics, is probably the best-selling author of nonword puzzle books in the history of the world. By exciting millions of people in mathematical problems over five decades, he influenced generations of solvers both at home and abroad...
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Games

Games

Loyd, Dudeney and... Galactic Takeover by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Loyd, Dudeney and... Galactic Takeover
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
It's amusing to see how things that were interesting to puzzlers many decades ago look fresh and attractive today. Of course, they were presented in a somewhat different manner, but their core is still appealing to their solvers...
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Sliding Block Puzzles

Sliding Block Puzzles

How to Outwit the Parity by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
How to Outwit the Parity
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Everyone who has ever tried to solve Loyd's "14-15" puzzle very soon felt some invisible force that prevents to solve the puzzle. And this force is so stubborn, so strong that one might continue attempts to eternity without success. The name of this force is the Parity...
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Dissection Puzzles

Dissection Puzzles

Two Oval Stools to a Table by Serhiy Grabarchuk
 
Two Oval Stools to a Table
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
This well-known, classic puzzle with transformation of two oval stools into a circular table top has long and interesting history. More than 180 years ago, in 1821, John Jackson posed in his book Rational Amusement for Winter Evenings a puzzle how to transform a circle into two hollow ovals...
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Last Updated: May 6, 2013
Posted: August 16, 2005
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