Four consecutive squares in any row, column, or diagonal are a “perfect four” if they contain pieces of candy of all four different shapes and all four different colors. By sliding an entire row of squares and candy left, right, up, or down any distance, can you simultaneously form four perfect fours?
Cover Puzzle: Paddy Smith
Cover Design: Diana Deissler
Cross the Heart
Puns & Anagrams
In the Poky
Paint by Numbers
World’s Most Ornery
and other pencil puzzles
Kamsky and Krush win
U.S. Chess Titles
Karjakin Wins Norway Chess Supertournament
All in the Cards (April)
A potpourri of little puzzles we couldn’t fit anywhere else.
Selected Features: Links
Good Knight, Suite Prints
A Homophone Story by Mary Ellen Slate.
Solve an interactive version of our December issue’s cover maze by Robert Abbott (Logic Mazes). Cover design by Jim Malloy.
The Looney Labs Experiment
How a kinder, gentler game company got its groove on.
Charitable competitions produce remarkable feats of Canstruction®.