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February Puzzle now on line


A new puzzle is now on line. We'll post the hints for it around mid-month, and we'll post the solution at the end of the month along with the names of all who sent in a correct solution before the hints were posted. Email us the mystery entry and extracted message.

For the solutions to last month's puzzles, click here.

If you'd like to see all the puzzles we've ever published, click here or go to "Archives."

If you'd like to see John's current Harvard Magazine puzzle, go to http://harvardmagazine.com/topic/puzzles

If you'd like to see all the puzzles John published in Harvard Magazine, click here or go to "Harvard Puzzles."

A collection of 50 of John's puzzles, all of which first appeared on this site, is available at https://www.createspace.com/3834199.

John has also published a book called Eye Rhymes, available at https://www.createspace.com/3773865. Check it out.

If you'd like to see Kevin Wald's latest puzzle pages, go to

Roger Wolff has published a new book of cryptic puzzles, Cryptic All-Stars, available at Amazon, http://www.amazon.com/Cryptic-All-Stars-Roger-Wolff/dp/0991245202. A collection of his Variety Cryptic Crosswords is also available at http://www.amazon.com/Variety-Cryptic-Crosswords-Roger-Wolff/dp/1468008013. The discount code is AZKKA63Q to save 20% at CreateSpace https://www.createspace.com/3736477

We hope you enjoy the puzzles we offer here and that you will email us if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions. We welcome your feedback; it's important to us.

Cheers to all from all of us at puzzlecrypt.

Acknowledgment: I am grateful to Kenny and Jennifer Schiff for conceiving and designing this web site, and to Kenny and Michael Pekarek for technical support. I am also grateful to Kevin Wald for taking on the role of test-solver. It's thanks to him if this month's puzzle is free of errors, but if there are any, they're entirely the responsibility of yours truly, John de Cuevas.

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