2018 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 Hair, There, and Everywhere Solution

3.93

  • 2
  • 13
  • 87
  • 198
  • 93

1.84

  • 172
  • 140
  • 72
  • 13
  • 3

467 Unlocked Puzzle
February Showpieces Solution

3.81

  • 0
  • 8
  • 93
  • 165
  • 48

2.90

  • 16
  • 88
  • 125
  • 74
  • 7

294 Unlocked Puzzle
March Inner Glow Solution

3.90

  • 0
  • 3
  • 74
  • 184
  • 50

2.32

  • 73
  • 120
  • 73
  • 41
  • 6

356 Unlocked Puzzle
April Petty Fractures Solution

4.09

  • 0
  • 3
  • 30
  • 84
  • 52

3.56

  • 2
  • 12
  • 64
  • 73
  • 19

187 Unlocked Puzzle
May Bandleaders Solution

4.18

  • 0
  • 3
  • 21
  • 80
  • 55

3.49

  • 4
  • 15
  • 62
  • 59
  • 22

168 Unlocked Puzzle
June Song Circle Solution

4.09

  • 0
  • 2
  • 32
  • 125
  • 55

2.91

  • 5
  • 56
  • 109
  • 40
  • 3

246 Unlocked Puzzle
July Slash and Turn Solution

4.25

  • 1
  • 0
  • 21
  • 72
  • 63

3.09

  • 4
  • 32
  • 72
  • 47
  • 4

183 Unlocked Puzzle
August Triple Play Solution

4.25

  • 0
  • 1
  • 12
  • 61
  • 44

3.67

  • 0
  • 10
  • 35
  • 57
  • 16

133 Unlocked Puzzle
September Borderline Crazy Solution

3.97

  • 0
  • 10
  • 15
  • 45
  • 32

4.35

  • 1
  • 2
  • 9
  • 41
  • 53

100 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.