Puzzle solutions for Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023

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

Play the USA TODAY Crossword Puzzle.

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Los Angeles Times crossword

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Today’s crossword (McMeel)

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Daily Commuter crossword

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SUDOKU

Play the USA TODAY Sudoku Game.

JUMBLE

Jumbles: EVOKE CIVIC STENCH THIRST

Answer: To a petrologist, the study of granite, limestone, basalt, shale, etc. is — “ROCK-IT” SCIENCE

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CRYPTOGRAPHY PUZZLES

Celebrity Cipher

"Treat Williams was a fantastic actor, a joy to be around and the kindest soul. He will be missed." −Vanessa Hudgens

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Cryptoquote

A LITTLE MORE FUN, A LITTLE MORE LOVE, A LITTLE MORE LIGHT, EVERY NIGHT. THAT'S THE JOY OF HANUKKAH. −UNKNOWN

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Cryptoquip

MY UNCLE DISLIKES SWEETS BY LOVES VEGETABLES, SO THIS YEAR WE'RE GETTING HIM A BIRTHDAY CUKE.

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OTHER PUZZLES

Boggle

KABUL CAIRO PARIS SOFIA SEOUL

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Lexigo

ERASES, SHEPHERD, DEAREST, TULSA, ARDUOUS

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

KenKen

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Scrabblegrams

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7 Little Words

  1. TRANSFERRED

  2. COPPED

  3. BEACHGOER

  4. BANKING

  5. GAINESVILLE

  6. COLDISH

  7. KILLDEER

(Distributed by Andrews McMeel)

Find the Words

Commercial crops

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Kubok

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