Traditional Dominosa is a puzzle game that requires you to pair numbers corresponding to the faces of dominoes. You are presented with a rectangular grid of numbers. Each number must be paired with one of its vertical or horizontal neighbors. As in a set of dominoes, each numerical value pairs exactly once with each other numerical value. See the original “Domiphones and Dominasals” (SpecGram CLXXXV.1) for a simple example if you are unfamiliar with the genre.
Naturally, SpecGram’s version of the puzzle involves some linguistics-
If you can complete the puzzle, send your solution to the editors of SpecGram by January 15th, 2021, and you could win some SpecGram merch. The correct solutions and winners,** if any, will be announced in the next issue of Speculative Grammarian.
The answers to December’s “Onomastic Destiny ♀”
Each of the puzzlemeisters below were able to untangle the answers, and will receive some moderately desirable SpecGram merch:
Dave Lostroh • Fae Volkers • Lorena Paterson • Vincent Fish***
In addition, the following puzzlers have achieved the everlasting glory that comes with an honorable mention:
Beth Howry • Cyrus Kolle • Harmony Albelo • Norah Piwetz
* Hint: None of the scripts are Latin, appearances to the contrary notwithstanding.
** The solution will be published as text, rather than as an image, which should make the various characters involved easier to identify.
*** Is there any puzzle he can’t solve?
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