Setka – Aspersions

How to play Setka, the short version:

  • Answer each clue using only Puzzle Letters and vowels.

  • Clue answers, minus vowels and duplicate letters, go in the corresponding boxes in the grid. Only Puzzle Letters in the grid!

  • Puzzle Letters can be entered forward/backward/up/down/L-shape, but not jumbled. They also cannot repeat in a row or column.

For the optimal playing experience, play on your device in landscape mode (hold your device horizontally).

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ASPERSIONS, 4×4 grid
Puzzle Letters: S, P, R, N

1. 2. 2. 3.

1. 1. 3. 3.

4. 4. 5. 6.

7. 5. 5. 6.

Need help? Check out the Setka+ board. The plus sign denotes where each clue answer starts.


1+           2+             2.             3.            

1.             1.              3+            3.           

4+            4.             5+            6.            

7.              5.              5.            6+            


1. A (a)________ is an expression worn when casting aspersions on a venial (b)________ if there is some contempt mixed in, perhaps.

2. What a film critic does to Cats.

3. You’d never speak ill of this in its tire form, but once a dismissive way to refer to a second son.

4. Something to do on someone’s parade by criticizing it.

5. Once upon a time in American jurisprudence, it was defamation ________ ________ to claim someone was unchaste or had committed a crime of moral turpitude, among other categories.

6. Windbags’ empty chatter.

7. Agency once reviled by industry (ironically, one now even more aggressive than industry in rolling back the clock in some respects, god help us), and even mocked in the original Ghostbusters.