9/20/2022 | By David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

Exercise your mind by searching for words hidden in the Boggle puzzle cube. The more letters the better – plus bonus words to up the ante. Find as many words as you can by linking letters up, down, side-to-side, and diagonally. You may only use each letter box once within a single word. Pay special attention to the Boggle BrainBusters Bonus words! Play with a friend and compare word finds, crossing out common words. Up this week, Boggle find seven “Best Picture” films.

This week’s Boggle puzzle

Tip: Play on your tablet or computer

To play the game on your tablet or computer, download the puzzle image above, then use any basic photo editing software (such as Preview, available on Apple products) to mark up the puzzle, as in the example below:

Boggle puzzle bonus answers below

big purple down arrow



Funny Games for Game Night

multigenerational family playing charades. Photo by Monkey Business Images, Dreamstime. Try these funny games to experience all the benefits of games: social bonding, active minds, combatting depression, and laughter.

Games are often associated with childhood, but they can benefit people of all ages. They provide a social outlet, bonding us with friends and family and guarding us against solitude and depression. They help keep our minds active, supporting brain health. Funny games can even aid our health, through the benefits of laughter: it supports the immune system and cardiovascular health, makes pain more bearable, and more.

The funny games in this linked article have been chosen to provide all of these benefits! Play them with friends or family – or even with strangers at a group meetup. And if you’ve got a competitive streak, remind yourself that the object of these games isn’t winning – it’s having fun, enjoying social time and lots of laughter! In that sense, everyone is a winner!


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David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek met while working on a game/toy project and have been collaborating on a variety of projects ever since. Inventor David L. Hoyt creates syndicated puzzles and games, including Jumble, Jumble Crosswords, TV Jumble, USA TODAY Word Roundup, and more. A former options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Hoyt gave up trading in the mid-90s to pursue his dream of becoming a puzzle and game inventor. Jeff Knurek is an award-winning toy and game inventor, consumer product developer, graphic artist, illustrator, cartoonist and puzzle creator. He co-created Boggle Brainbusters, UNO 52, and others.