|Gamepuzzles Annual Pentomino|
Excellence Award for 2016
"Pent Words" pentomino-filling crossword puzzle
In 2005, Kadon established a special annual award to be presented to the individual or organization that created the best new pentomino or polyomino idea of the year. Each award is a unique custom design.
For the year 2016, the award went to Grant Fikes for his "Pent Words" crossword puzzles, published in Games magazine. Here is a sampling of his brilliant idea. Not only do all horizontal rows contain words reading left to right, but the five letters inside any pentomino also spell a word:
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