Setka – Rough & Tumble

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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ROUGH & TUMBLE, 7×7 grid
Puzzle Letters: R, G, H, T, M, B, L

1.    2.    2.    3.    4.    5.    5.   

6.    7.    7.    3.    4.    4.    8.   

6.    6.    9.    3.    3.    10. 8.   

11. 12. 9.    13. 13. 10. 14.

11. 12. 9.    15. 16. 16. 14.

11. 17. 15. 15. 18. 18. 19.

11. 20. 20. 21. 21. 21. 19.



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

Setka+

1.               2+               2.              3+             4+             5.              5+             
6+              7+              7.              3.               4.               4.              8+             
6.                6.               9.               3.               3.              10.            8.             
11+          12+            9.             13+           13.           10+          14+            
11.            12.             9+            15.             16.           16+          14.            
11.            17.            15+           15.            18.            18+         19.            
11.            20.            20+           21+           21.            21.          19+            

Clues


1. Arts that are more likely to involve chopping blocks than sculpting them (first letter only).


2. The Sultan of Swat’s initials.


3. Points down to a bad end for a gladiator.


4. You might get this on the field.


5. Needed for score in many sports.


6. Last name of college soccer star, though far better known for jousting with Einstein.


7. Rolled competitively in a non-Olympic event.


8. Wrestlers go to one.


9. Last name of champion on ice.


10. With 14, something for gymnasts to look up to.


11. Reptilian wrestling opponent.


12. Ensemble in some sports.


13. Unsportsmanlike thing to do to a game, just ask the 1919 White Sox.


14. See 10.


15. Optimal result in tennis.


16. Implement in cricket and baseball.


17. Initials of horsehoe-mustachioed wrestler who became a notorious plaintiff.


18. Basketball or percussion shot.


19. What golfers aim for.


20. Action-packed kids’ game when one gets it.


21. Might help if you get #4.




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