2017 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.

Month Puzzle Solution Stars * Sweat ** # Correct *** PUZ
January Brother, Can You Spare a Rhyme? Solution

3.76

  • 0
  • 10
  • 78
  • 124
  • 39

1.89

  • 89
  • 109
  • 47
  • 6
  • 1

302 Unlocked Puzzle
February Splash Around Solution

3.71

  • 2
  • 6
  • 54
  • 115
  • 16

2.84

  • 9
  • 61
  • 82
  • 36
  • 6

203 Unlocked Puzzle
March At a Loss for Words Solution

3.91

  • 0
  • 0
  • 48
  • 103
  • 31

2.65

  • 17
  • 59
  • 82
  • 25
  • 2

208 Unlocked Puzzle
April Pulse Modulation Solution

4.13

  • 0
  • 2
  • 25
  • 116
  • 55

2.83

  • 8
  • 57
  • 98
  • 33
  • 3

214 Unlocked Puzzle
May Body of Work Solution

3.97

  • 0
  • 3
  • 23
  • 67
  • 26

3.17

  • 4
  • 20
  • 55
  • 35
  • 7

137 (partial) 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.