You may be familiar with the board game Schmovie or hashtag games on Twitter.
For years now, we’ve been collaborating on puzzle-themed hashtag games with our pals at Penny Dell Puzzles, and this month’s hook was #PennyDellScaryPuzzles. Today’s entries all mash up Penny Dell puzzles, magazines, and products with scary movies, costume ideas, monsters… anything spooky or Halloween-fueled!
Examples include Carrie-Overs, Fright Angles, or Ghost Star Framework.
So, without further ado, check out what the puzzlers at PuzzleNation and Penny Dell Puzzles came up with!
Scary Puzzly Movies!
Nightmare Around the Block from Elm Street
Creature from the Blackout! Lagoon
Little Puzzler of Horrors
Frankenstein’s Monster: Assembly Required
Tales from the Cryptic Crossword / Cryptogram / Crypt-o Zoo
The Picture This of Dorian Gray
What’s the Last House on the Left?
Who’s Calling From Inside the House?
Whatever Happened to Baby Chain Words?
The Texas Chain Words Saw Massacre / The Texas Jigsaw Puzzle Massacre
I Know What You Did Last Sum-Doku
At 6’s and Se7en’s
The Murders in the Rue-lette
Bricks And Mortar (In The Cask Of Amontillado) / The Cask of Amontillado II: Brick by Brick
The Living and the Dead Colors
Colorful Escapes from Witch Mountain
Rows Garden’s Baby
Friday the 13xt
Out of a Quiet Place / A Quiet Place, Please
The Blair Which Way Words Project
Children of the Four Corners
Invasion of the Mix and Matchers
Triple Child’s Play
The Wizard of A to Z Maze (with The Wicked Witch Way Words of the West)
Addams Family Ties
First and Last Horror Movie
A Nightmare on 3 Across
Night of the Living Heads & Tails
Puzzly Monsters and Menaces!
Slay That Again?
Bricks and Morticia
Werewolf Are They Now?
Frank the Rabbits and Pieces
How Many Tarantulas
Insert A Worm
Clown Around the Bend
Leatherface to Face
Witch Way Words
Puzzly Spooky Stuff and Halloween Fun!
Casting a Spelldown
Anagram Black Magic Squares
Pushing Up Daisy
Summoning Circle Sums
Candy Bowl Game
Caramel Bits & Reese’s Pieces
Three-D Corn Maze
Tricks and Mortar
Bricks and Horror
Fear & Scare Word Seek
Missing Howls Word Seek
On the Ghost Word Seek
Haunted Mirror Image
Double, Double Toil and Trouble
“Double Trouble! Double Trouble! Fingers burn through all them puzzles!”
As always, one of our contributors went above and beyond, creating a cryptic crossword clue AND still managing to slip in some #PennyDellScaryPuzzle-themed wordplay! Check it out
Question: Abandoned Louisiana home, runs to find a change of scene? (6)
How cool is that? They also offered up this explanatory fun fact:
The city of Ruston, Louisiana is mentioned several times on the HBO series True Blood, an American fantasy horror drama TV show about vampires. It is also home to the Screaming Woods Haunted Trails, a spooky 2-mile Halloween trail that is lit up only by tikis!
Did you come up with any Penny Dell Scary Puzzle entries of your own? Let us know! We’d love to see them.
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