The Visual Thesaurus Crossword Puzzle: October Edition

For the October edition of the Visual Thesaurus crossword puzzle, we've got a Halloween-themed crossword. Figure it out and you could win a Visual Thesaurus T-shirt!

In this month's puzzle, the answers in the shaded squares form a word ladder, in which each successive word is formed by altering a single letter (such as LOVE - COVE - CAVE - HAVE - HATE). The first and last words in the ladder will be appropriate for the Halloween season.

Think you can figure it out? Once you've solved the puzzle, submit the nine links of the word ladder by clicking here and you'll be entered to win a Visual Thesaurus T-shirt! In the body of the message, please include the nine links, your mailing address, and your preferred T-shirt size. Ten winners will be selected at random. Deadline is November 22, 2013. Have fun and good luck!

If you'd like to print out the grid, please click here. Want to check out the solution for last month's puzzle? Click here for a PDF file.

by Brendan Emmett Quigley

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