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Author Topic: Smaller puzzles  (Read 1304 times)

ktd

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Smaller puzzles
« on: September 10, 2009, 10:39:25 AM »
Is there any market for crosswords that are smaller than the standard newspaper size (i.e. 11x11 or 13x13)? I have some that I would consider sending to a publisher but I don't know where to look.

ArnoldSideways

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Re: Smaller puzzles
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2009, 06:51:04 PM »
Hi

I don't know about in the US, but in the UK many quicker-type puzzles are 13x13.  The 'quality' cryptics however are all 15x15.

fungi1995

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Re: Smaller puzzles
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2009, 06:03:08 PM »
Yahoo! does a 13x13 at http://games.yahoo.com/daily-games/daily-crossword-with-yahoo-search-offsite. I recognize some constructors' names occasionally, but have no idea how they apply their puzzles. It might be an exclusive deal. Also, a lot of them are themeless (but I'll bet themed puzzles have an advantage), and one must be able to Yahoo! search a clue to find the answer. Other than these restrictions, it's worth a shot.

 

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