This Word Game Has Me Obsessed Right Now!

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After my most recent postings here, which have been quite technical in nature, here's something a little less nerdy!

puzzgridIf you're based in the UK, or you're a fan of the BBC television quiz called "Only Connect", you'll know all about word wall puzzles. Faced with a grid of 16 words, you have to split them into 4 groups of 4. Which means that you have to spot the connections. You have 3 minutes to complete the wall. You can have as many tries as you like, until 2 of the 4 rows are complete, then you only have 3 tries at getting the final 2 rows.

I have to admit to being quite a fan of these puzzles, so here's a site that gives you loads of them to try. Just point your browser at http://www.puzzgrid.com/ and engage brain! And yes, there are some "genuine" wall puzzles on the official BBC site, but they're not easily accessible to everyone outside the UK so I decided to go with this alternative source.

Oh, and if you want to try the actual wall in the picture, go straight to http://www.puzzgrid.com/grid/11702 and your first set is "Inter, Poker, Type, Chalk", as they can all be followed by the word "Face".

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You would have to be English - not British - to get some of these.
Cryptic crosswords are much easier.

Chalkface is a word? I had to look it up and found out that it's used in the UK. Americans might be a little more puzzled than the Brits by these word wall puzzles from the BBC. Not complaining. Just commenting.

"Chalkface" is a geological term, i believe.

If you think this is tricky, try some British "cryptic" crossword puzzles.

It appears to be the American English equivalent of a chalk board, as would be found in a classroom.