Sunday, June 7, 2009

New Word Sudoku (Qudoku!) Puzzle for Sunday, 6/7/2009

I came across a small book earlier this year that immediately caught my attention: "instant karma: 8,879 ways to give yourself and others good fortune right now" by Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer. You may have heard of her because of her bestselling "14,000 Things to be Happy About" or any of more than two dozen other books she’s written. She holds PhD’s in linguistics and archaeology, as well as a master’s degree in Buddhist studies; and she’s also Chief Lexicographer for and

"instant karma" is one of those small-format books, about 4" square. It’s published by Workman Publishing. It’s full of one-liners to create good karma. Just what each of us needs…we could all use a constant dose of good karma! I was inspired to create a Karmic Qudoku puzzle set for you to solve.

6x6 Word Sudoku Puzzle

6x6 Word Sudoku Puzzle

6x6 Word Sudoku Puzzle
Each row, column, 2x3 rectangle and set of circled letters contains the letters in the anagram exactly once
Copy circled letters to the corresponding numbered cell in the quote grid to spell out the Karmic quote

Solutions in the morning. Please check out Dr. Kipfer’s Web site,, and her "instant karma" book at, for example,


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