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The Puzzle Depot is pleased to bring you the 17th PUNZZLES Contest for those who love word puzzles. PUNZZLES are configurations of letters, numbers, words, lines and symbols that translate into familiar words, phrases or expressions. They can also represent movies, TV shows, names, book or song titles and sporting events, among other things. In short, PUNZZLES will stretch your brain for hours of fun, enjoyable puzzle solving! Visit the PUNZZLES Page to see solution instructions and examples.

Contest Rules and Prize Selection

The prizes offered in the PUNZZLES Contest are shown on our Rules and Prizes Page.
  • Contest entry is free and is open to all persons except business associates of A2zNews.com, LLC. and FS Enterprises.
  • The contest consists of 25 PUNZZLES and 1 Super PUNZZLE (No. 26 is more diffcult).
  • The number of words indicated for the answers are provided as helpful hints, not absolute requirements.
  • All puzzle solution entries will be reviewed and the first all-correct entry received will be the winner.
  • If no all-correct entries are received, the winning entry will be determined by the most correct answers.
  • Entries must be received by noon Eastern Daylight Time on December 20, 1997.
  • Correct solutions and the winning entrant's name will be posted after the conclusion of the contest.
  • Postal mail entries will also be accepted at FS Enterprises, Punzzles Dept., P.O. Box 309, North Conway, NH 03860.
  • FS Enterprises (creator of PUNZZLES) will be the sole judge of all entries.

Contest PUNZZLES (Expired)


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1)                                     2)
         G E T                               wonder

        (4 words)                           (2 words)


3)                                     4) 

        FDAEMAITLHY                               GO
                                          1" x 12" x 8' PINE

      (4 or 5 words)                          (2 words)


5)                                    6)

         GNIHT                                 OFF
         GNIHT                                 ---

       (3 words)                            (2 words)


7)                                    8)

        ROMEOTORNJULIET                        Time.

          (4 words)                          (2 words)


9)                                   10)

       GANRACAONSDAS                         SWEALLF-PLIOTWY

         (4 words)                              (4 words)


11)                                  12)

        K   E   E   P                          D
        -------------                          N       1. B
        A     R     M                          A       2. B
                                               T       3. B

          (4 words)                             (5 words)


13)                                  14)
        |  AWARENESS  |                       8:15 am  8:15 am   
        |             |
        |             |          
        |             |
        |             |

          (2 words)                             (3 or 4 words)


15)                                  16)                       

          Aluck                             EVER
                                            EVER     MONDAY

         (4 words)                            (4 words)


17)                                 18) 
       |            T|                      
       |            I|                              E
       |            O|                              S
       |            D|                             O
       |             |                      YOUR N
       |             |

          (4 words)                        (4 words)

19)                                 20)
       10 lbs    10 lbs                      WAY    ONE
       ------    ------                     WEIGH
        HAND      FOOT

          (5 words)                          (4 words)


12:00am 1:00am 2:00am 3:00am 4:00am 5:00am 6:00am 7:00am 8:00am 9:00am

                            (2 words)                              


22)                                 23)

         AT13579                             P
                                           S H O V E 

        (3 words)                         (5 words)


24)                                 25)

              SEW                          WIN   LOSE
                                           WIN   LOSE
      SEW     SEW                          WIN   LOSE
      ---  &     
      AND     SEW

       (6 words)                           (6 words)


26 )                        (Super Punzzle)              
                               OFF   OFF
                               OFF   OFF
                               OFF   OFF
                               OFF   OFF
                               OFF   OFF

                               (1 word)


The Winner and Answers For Contest 17

Winner = Jackie Woldering of the United States
We thank all 142 of those who entered this contest. The winning entry had a score of 25 out of 26 and was selected as the winner per the contest rules. Jackie has chosen merchandise from our Puzzle Depot Gift Store as a prize.

Here are the answers: (multiple correct answers separated by new lines under same number)

 1)  From the get-go
 2)  Small wonder
     Little wonder
 3)  A death in the family
 4)  Go overboard
 5)  Turn things around
 6)  Off balance
 7)  Torn between two lovers
 8)  Time period
 9)  Snake in the grass
10)  Wallow in self-pity
11)  Keep at arms length
12)  Stand up and be counted
13)  Heightened awareness
     Raise awareness
14)  Time and time again 
     Time after time
     Double time
     Time repeats itself
15)  With a little luck
16)  Forever and a day
17)  Do it up right
18)  Turn your nose up
     Turn up your nose
19)  Wait on hand and foot
20)  More ways than one
21)  Timeline
22)  At odds with
23)  When push comes to shove
24)  And so on, and so forth
25)  Win a few, lose a few
26)  Oftentimes

Additional details may be found on the Contests Page.

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