Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Ouisa's Ladder 007

Ouisa Kittredge
Six degrees of separation between us and everyone else on this planet. But, to find the right six people...
(Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare)

Find out where all of the actors who feature on this month's Ouisa's Ladder resolve their on-set disputes.

1. Conspiracy Theory (1997)

2. The Patriot (2000)

3. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

4. Donnie Darko (2001)

5. Point Break (1991)

6. The Devil's Advocate (1997)

7. The Insider (1999)

8. Gladiator (2000)

9. To Die For (1995)

10. Bewitched (2005)

11. Postcards From the Edge (1990)

12. She-Devil (1989)

Code: 1-3-3-13-5-3-8-9-11-13-3

Each movie title leads to the name of an actor in common with each subsequent movie title. When you have determined all of the names, you will have formed a ladder of eleven interconnected actors. Read through these names according to the number code to reveal the surprising answer to this month's Ouisa's Ladder!

This OUISA'S LADDER rated: REGULAR!

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Wednesday, 9 January 2008

Gridless 011

HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Think you've finally got the knack of these Gridless puzzles? Well, don't speak too soon! This month's puzzle is not just difficult to finish - it's quite difficult to start at all!

Every clue is a difficult puzzle in itself; you'll have to solve at least several of them before you can start considering how each answer relates to each other. This elusive connection will be stated clearly in the vertical answerline.

Only having found the answerline can one truly call oneself a master in the field and live happily ever after!

1. A heavenly body that rises to some degree? (7)

2. Blood and guts in a film about an ogre. (4)

3. Major danger crossing a river! (6)

4. Blossoms pointlessly into a flower. (5)

5. A paperless business that starts friendly and logically? (3-)

6. Where to pray you don't get a migraine. (6)

7. Eye, foot, hair, gum or hand. (4)

8. Take a stab about the hotel and its dark Irish brew. (8)

9. The Colossus, for one, results in stupefaction! (6)

10. Sounds like those that work on ships travel around on one. (6)

11. Wound Ruth the wrong way. (4)

12. Fires and shapes casks. (5)

13. A firm onset, even for icy conditions like this. (5)

14. Two steaks, one boneless, served together in an advantageous move. (5)

15. Winners change the centre-player during football seasons. (7)

This GRIDLESS rated: FAIRLY CHALLENGING!

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