2013 Contest Puzzles

Contest puzzles can be accessed using the drop-down menu or through the links below. Mean user ratings are shown for puzzles whose submission deadlines have passed. Click the + sign to see the full distribution of ratings. For results of the 2013 Construction Contest, click here. To access the 2012 contest puzzles click here.

Month Puzzle Solution Stars * Sweat ** # Correct *** PUZ
February I Put a Spell On You Solution

3.66

  • 1
  • 4
  • 38
  • 79
  • 6

2.57

  • 3
  • 59
  • 56
  • 10
  • 0

161 Unlocked Puzzle
March Cash Prize Solution

3.80

  • 1
  • 3
  • 50
  • 108
  • 22

2.36

  • 11
  • 103
  • 70
  • 4
  • 0

212 Unlocked Puzzle
April Say Again? Solution

3.78

  • 2
  • 4
  • 36
  • 104
  • 14

2.61

  • 12
  • 55
  • 79
  • 16
  • 0

183 Unlocked Puzzle
May Down and Dirty Solution

3.81

  • 0
  • 2
  • 19
  • 49
  • 8

3.39

  • 3
  • 7
  • 36
  • 24
  • 10

85 Unlocked Puzzle
June Religious Inscription Solution

4.17

  • 0
  • 0
  • 15
  • 60
  • 33

3.19

  • 2
  • 18
  • 49
  • 37
  • 3

122 Unlocked Puzzle
July Single Ladies Solution

4.07

  • 0
  • 2
  • 14
  • 59
  • 25

3.41

  • 0
  • 13
  • 41
  • 40
  • 7

107 Unlocked Puzzle
August Literal Thinking Solution

3.57

  • 0
  • 4
  • 35
  • 44
  • 5

2.92

  • 5
  • 26
  • 34
  • 21
  • 4

97 Unlocked Puzzle
September Number Line Solution

4.07

  • 0
  • 0
  • 17
  • 52
  • 23

2.98

  • 3
  • 23
  • 44
  • 17
  • 5

101 Unlocked Puzzle
October Misssing Theme Entry Solution

4.05

  • 0
  • 3
  • 13
  • 42
  • 23

3.67

  • 0
  • 9
  • 21
  • 39
  • 12

64 (85 w/ hint) Unlocked Puzzle
November Veiled Invitation Solution

4.28

  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 20
  • 16

3.86

  • 0
  • 3
  • 13
  • 14
  • 13

32 Unlocked Puzzle
December You Don’t Hear That Very Often Solution

4.24

  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 9
  • 6

4.33

  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 9
  • 10

13 Unlocked Puzzle
Finale Numbers Game Solution

4.58

  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 4
  • 13

3.75

  • 0
  • 0
  • 9
  • 7
  • 4

34 (9 early) Unlocked Puzzle

* Stars represent the average user overall rating on a scale of 1 (the worst) to 5 (the best).
** Sweat represents the average user difficulty rating on a scale of 1 (easiest) to 5 (hardest).
*** # Correct is how many users correctly solved the meta.