Setka – Quality / Quantity

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: Q, L, T, Y, N

1.    1.    2.    3.    3.   

1.    4.    2.    5.    5.   

6.    6.    7.    8.    8.   

9.    9.    10. 8.    11.

9.    10. 10. 11. 11.

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


1.            1.             2+            3+           3.            
1+           4.             2.             5.            5+           
6.            6+            7.             8.            8.            
9.             9.           10+          8+          11+         
9+          10.         10.           11.          11.        


1. First name of comedian who flouted the obscenity rules and died young of a heroin overdose, sadly cutting short the quantity of his quality.

2. Mix of metals; in some instances this reduces the quality but permits more or easier production.

3. Exhorting someone to do this while they are ahead is suggesting a preference for one word of the theme over the other.

4. Gourmet / gourmand describes what and how much you ___.

5. This word suggests quantity when referencing the size of a bed and quality when one is described as the __________ of a certain art.

6. If something is on the __________, you keep it to yourself; it’s likely good intel not widely spread.

7. Both words of the puzzle theme are this type of word.

8. See #10.

9. Mixing up the meanings of the two words of this theme is exactly the sort of thing this former Vice President, infamous for malapropisms, would do.

10. “The quality of mercy is not strained,” is a famous __________ from a famous speech in a famous play, set in the country whose name is Clue Answer #8.

11. Some believe there is __________ one true love; others think wiser to play the field.

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