Puzzles

For the Twenty Weeks of Buzz, we will have five puzzles, which will go up on January 18, February 8, March 1, March 15, and March 22. Send your completed puzzles to Bees[at]laurierking.com by the following Sunday, and you’ll be entered to win a “Venomous Death” mini-broadside.


Puzzle 5: Bee-fore and After

For our last puzzle, a before and after game, with a bee-autiful twist. Download the puzzle here, and send your solution to bees@laurierking.com by Sunday, March 28 and you’ll be entered into a drawing for “Venomous Death.” Download the solution here.


Puzzle 4: There’s No Place Like Holmes…and Russell
March 15
Puzzling characters, those two. Download the clues here and the grid here, then send a photo or scan of your solution to bees@laurierking.com by Sunday, March 21 and you’ll be entered into a drawing for “Venomous Death.” To see if you were correct in your puzzling, download the answers here.


Puzzle 3: He & She
March 1
Another puzzling challenge from Our Friend in Connecticut. Some of you have seen a version of this before, but that only makes your life easier, doesn’t it? Send a scan or a photo of your solution to bees[at]laurierking.com (changing the word “at” to an @ symbol) by Sunday, March 7 and you’ll be entered into a drawing for “A Venomous Death.”

Download the puzzle grid here and the clues here. To see if you got the solution correct, download the answer grid!


Puzzle 2: Translation, Please?
February 8

Can you determine why this odd snippet of free verse might be of interest to readers of The God of the Hive?  If so, send your answer to bees[at]laurierking.com by Sunday February 14 and you’ll be entered into a drawing for “A Venomous Death.”

Download the puzzle here, and check back here for the answers!

The answer:

(Each line is an anagram of a name from LANG and/or GOTH.)

Yolanda Adler

Robert Goodman

Mary Russell

Mycroft Holmes

Damian Adler


Puzzle 1: Word Search

January 18

This one is made up of ten titles of LRK books and 24 character names, which can be found in any direction: up, down, or diagonal, and written either backwards or forwards.

A winner will be drawn from the correct answers sent in to bees@laurierking.com. You can scan it or take a photo and send us that, however you like, just so we get your finished puzzle by the end of day on January 24.

Click here to see and print off this week’s puzzle. (Here is the puzzle with clues, and the puzzle with answers.)