Off the Hook

When you ask someone “What is the hook to _________”, a lot of people find the answer right away: despite that, hooks are often missed midgame, when it is not obvious that a hook exists. When improving your ability to find hooks, it’s important to look for possibilities on real life boards, that simulate real Scrabble situations. These hook puzzles test your vision of hooks by testing your ability to find hooks in a multitude of spots all over the board!

Puzzle #1

Puzzle #2

Puzzle #3

Puzzle #4