2017 Contest Puzzles
Contest puzzles can be accessed using the dropdown 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

1.89

302  
February  Splash Around  Solution  3.71

2.84

203  
March  At a Loss for Words  Solution  3.91

2.65

208  
April  Pulse Modulation  Solution  4.13

2.83

214  
May  Body of Work  Solution  3.97

3.17

137 (12 partial)  
June  Double Play  Solution  4.20

3.19

161  
July  Let’s Do It A Cappella!  Solution  4.13

2.37

215  
August  Let The Games Begin  Solution  4.26

3.46

133  
September  Fortune Hunter  Solution  4.54

3.61

141  
October  Move Like the King  Solution  4.20

3.16

137  
November  Number Please  Solution  4.37

3.83

128  
December  Hidden Bonus Track  Solution  4.22

2.88

152  
MegaMeta  Special Relativity  Solution  4.4

2.81

164 (68 early) 
* 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.