31 March, 2017
Our Crossword this month has Paranormal Pastimes as its theme, and we return to a choice of standard or cryptic clues.
April 2017 Skeptical Crossword Puzzle (HTML format)
80 April 2017 Crossword Paranormal Pastimes (.pdf format).
There are ten new April 2017 Logic & Maths Problems (HTML format)
57 Logic and Maths Puzzles April 2017 for pdf (.pdf format);
and a new set of seven Picture Puzzles and twenty “Mixed Bag” questions at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
28 February, 2017
Our Crossword this month is on General Skeptical Issues
March 2017 Skeptical Crossword Puzzle (HTML format)
79-mar-2017-crossword-general (.pdf format);
with ten new Logic & Maths Problems
March 2017 Logic & Maths Problems (HTML format)
56-logic-and-maths-puzzles-march-2017 (.pdf format);
and a new set of Picture Puzzles and “Mixed Bag” questions at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
31 January, 2017
Our Crossword this month returns to the theme of homeopathy.
February 2017 Skeptical Crossword [HTML]
Other homeopathy-themed crosswords:
There are ten new Logic & Maths Problems
FEBRUARY 2017 LOGIC & MATHS PROBLEMS [HTML]
Seven new Picture Puzzles and twenty “Mixed Bag” (general knowledge / trivia) questions, are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
30 November, 2016
The DECEMBER 2016 SKEPTICAL CROSSWORD is about General Skeptical issues.
New sets of Picture Puzzles and “Mixed Bag” questions, are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
and here’s the DECEMBER 2016 Logic & Maths Problems. Enjoy!
31 October, 2016
The NOVEMBER 2016 SKEPTICAL CROSSWORD PUZZLE is called Selling The Pharm, and is about the often dubious marketing of both alternative and over-the-counter medicines.
There’s a set of November 2016 Logic & Maths Problems
and new sets of Picture Puzzles and “Mixed Bag” questions, which are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
30 June, 2016
July’s Picture Puzzles, “Mixed Bag” Questions and a new word puzzle called AddScrabble are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE
July 2016 Skeptical Crossword features Famous Skeptics.
July 2016 Logic & Maths Problems is the 48th set in the series. If you’d like to try the other 47, they start in August 2012 – see PUZZLES ARCHIVE 3;
10 January, 2016
This article first appeared as a Vic Skeptics discussion pamphlet;
(See the “Useful Info” link at the top of this page.) A version also appeared on this site in 2010. However, we’ve had a few celebrities come and go since then, including several Australian Prime Ministers; so an update seems indicated.
People are all different, with different personalities, talents and desires. Numerology probably harks back to pre-Christian Hebrew mystic writing. That’s not surprising, as back then, the first letter of their alphabet also stood for the number one, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »