Setka – Boo! Trick or Treat

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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Puzzle Letters: B, T, R, C, K

1.    2.    2.    2.    3.   

1.    4.    5.    6.    3.   

1.    4.    7.    6.    3.   

1.    7.    7.    6.    9.   

1.    8.    8.    8.    9.   

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


1+           2.             2.            2+         3+            
1.             4.             5.            6.           3.           
1.             4+           7.            6.           3.            
1.            7+            7.            6+         9+         
1.            8+            8.            8.           9.        


1. Let’s start with something actually horrifying: the difference between the top income __________ and the bottom one.

2. Sound the grandfather clock makes while steadily approaching midnight, as you stare at the mirror waiting for….AHHHHHHH.

3. Old-fashioned torture device.

4. Ominous animal in the belfry or Gotham.

5. Josef __________. was prosecuted by a terrifying and inaccessible authority in this truly (as in truly) Kafkaesque tale.

6. You hear a sweet little familiar cry. The baby’s awake. You open the nursery door, but the __________ is empty. And the cry becomes a cackle.

7. Singularity. Your toy __________ is alive. And so is the machine with the nuclear codes.

8. “Then, upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking, Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore—What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant in __________ing ‘Nevermore’.”

9. You run for safety to the bathroom and slam the door. But something is rising up in the __________.

Prefer to play Setka with pencil and paper? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Download and print the pdfs below.

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