Puzzles, Riddles And Crosswords
Adventure Puzzles - Serial adventures, continuing story and puzzles building
towards a final puzzle and solution.
Crosskit.com - Offers printable crossword
and sudoku puzzles. Puzzles are offered daily and weekly with an archive. Also offers
a crossword dictionary, daily horoscope, and discussion forums.
The Game - A puzzle hunt
run every year at Stanford.
Holiday Puzzles - Collection
of original puzzles developed over the years to celebrate the winter holidays.
Logicville - Educational puzzles, brain
teasers, mathematical recreations and word games. A resource for anagrams, cryptograms,
alphametics, word puzzles, logic problems, doublets, tangrams, chess, and math quizzes.
MyCharades.com - Includes charades, riddles,
The Puppeteer's Cosmic Puzzle - Pictographic
puzzle microcosm of old and new playing cards, poems, games and lore. New suits:
the zodiac, solar system, evolution, human family, ancient elements, astronomical
basis of the calendar and compass.
Puzzle Choice - Crosswords, wordsearches,
cryptograms, quizzes, wordplay and other interactive and printable puzzles and games.
Puzzle Monster - Original trivia, logic,
visual and word puzzles.
The Puzzle Page - Collection
of puzzles, brain teasers, mind benders, logic problems, cryptograms, patterns,
Puzzle Space - Information about
language and culture independent puzzles and logic games.
Puzzletome - Contests of varying difficulty
and types. Also has tutorials with worked examples and practice games. [Registration
Rainier Beer Bottlecap Puzzles
- The answers to the bottlecap rebus style puzzles found on Rainier Beer and Pearl
The Substitute Teacher: Puzzles and other Diversions
- Printable puzzles and other diversions to help substitute teachers involve their
temporary students in mind stretching activities.
Tim's World of Puzzles - Information
on World Puzzle Championships including links to sample word and logic puzzles.
The Ultimate Puzzle Site -
Challenging puzzles and riddles and interactive quizzes and tests.
Variety Games - Shareware software programs
available to create custom crossword and word searches.
- Collection of brain teasers, logic puzzles, paradoxes and mathematical riddles.
Ambigram Art and Tattoos - Commercial site
with stencils for the body from Wowtattoos.
Ambigram Clothing - First and only
line of all ambigram clothing T=shirts from Inversion Clothing.
Ambigram Designs by Brett J. Gilbert -
A varied collection of elegant ambigram designs.
Ambigram.Com - Includes Ambigram-Matic for creating
your own personal ambigrams online, plus reversible matchbox art and links.
Ambigram.net - Various ambigram designs,
based primarily on peoples' names.
Anagram Choice -
Hundreds of anagrams for you to solve.
Anagram Genius - Includes free anagram-generating
server and searchable database of 25000+ anagrams.
Anagram Journey - Tour the Roman
city of Chester with anagram interludes.
The Anagram Page - Monthly
anagram puzzles plus anagrammed and headless cinema titles.
- See how many of these can you solve in 30 minutes.
Anagram Soup - Contains words from which
players make anagrams and shorter words and then checking their answers against
the solutions provided.
Anagram Wordplay -
A collection of pithy alternatives.
The Anagrammy Awards - A monthly anagram
competition, where you can vote for nominated anagrams in 9 categories. Also discussion
board and resources.
Anagrams from Nashville
- Find the country music artists hidden in these clues.
Anagrams from Startdl
- Your answers spell out a proverb.
Anagrams Never Lie
- An essay, incorporating anagrams, on the development of computing.
Anagrams of Neil Young
- The resulting phrases are then given some unusual definitions.
Anagramsite.com - A list of anagrams plus
a generator for words and telephone numbers..
Davezilla - Fictional
interviews based on anagrams of well known personalities names.
English Word Unjumble - Unjumbles
your words within a moment.
Lexigrams for Fun - Lexigrams are words or phrases
constructed from larger words, names or phrases.
Mike's Anagrams - A list
created by Mike Keith.
Oigle - Team Chaos members find out what others think of them.
The Mystical Phenomenon of Anagrams
- A historical look at the origin of anagrams.
Able2Know - Message
board of user submitted riddles and brain teasers.
Abnorm's Conundrums - Easy,
medium and difficult brain teasers without answers.
All-Star Puzzles: Logic Problems
- Collection of logic problems to solve. Printable.
The Amazing Art Site - Huge collection
of optical illusions, hidden imagery, ambiguous art and upside downs.
Archimedes' Laboratory - Recreational
mathematics including puzzles to make and solve, tessellations, geometric puzzles,
optical illusions, and curiosities.
AVAV - Collection of optical illusions,
brain teasers and riddles.
Bill's Brain Teasers
- A collection of visual and linguistic riddles.
About.com Crossword Puzzles
- Offers reviews and information about several puzzle sites.
Australian Crossword Club Site - Offers
word lists, anagrams, and a monthly club magazine.
Beat the Champ - A scrabble-style
Brian Jacques: Redwall Crossword
Puzzles - A collection of themed crosswords based on British author Brian
Jacques's Redwall Abbey.
ClueMaster - A collection of puzzles available
to solve online or download. Fee required.
The Crossword Centre - A resource guide
with links, books, software, and a collection of interactive and downloadable puzzles.
Crossword Puzzle Games - Offers
thousands of puzzles ranging in size and difficulty. Site also offers a creator
and a solver.
Crossword Puzzles - Offers many
types of crossword puzzles, creation software, and solving tools.
Crossword Puzzles: The Complete Guide
- Offers free puzzles to solve, tips for creators, a history, and links to other
Crosswording - Randomly-generated free
puzzles to play online or print and enjoy later.
CrosswordLinks.com - A resource with
rules and helpful tips, articles, software, forums, and information about leagues,
tournaments and online play.
Crosswords, Word Puzzles and
More - Free daily puzzles available to print out and solve.
Cryptograms - Daily problems with browser based solver. The author's
name is hidden in the cipher alphabet. [Requires Java]
American Cryptogram Association:
Crypto Drop Box - Sample journal issue, links to member homepages, subject-related
graphics, subscription information, and resources.
Between Waters - Daily problems and
solutions available with or without interactive browser-based solver.
Copycreate.com Cryptoquote/Cryptogram - Daily
cryptoquotes, and archive. Has browser-based helper form.
CRpuzzles - Collection with browser-based
solver tool. Includes hints. After deciphering the hidden quotation, solvers must
derive the author's name from the cipher-quote letter pairs to complete their
puzzle task. [Requires Java]
CryptaGram - Offers download of limited version
solver software. Extended version available for purchase. Has 14 quote topics, three
levels of difficulty, and helpers. [Windows 95/98]
Color Cube - Offers a 3 dimensional puzzle
based upon color schemes.
3D Puzzles - About making three dimensional
puzzles in wood or other materials.
3D-Puzzles in Foam - Flat-to-box puzzles in
foam. Six square can build a cube, combining five squares with two pentagon pieces
gives pentagon box. Six levels. Solutions too.
Fozex - Includes description and photos of a
dinosaur fossil exacavation puzzle.
Game Puzzles - Catalog of original puzzles
and games in lasercut acrylic and wood.
Wrebbit Inc. - Offers an online catalog and
Distractions Puzzle Magazine -
A magazine written by Princeton University students, and published four times per
year. Contains online puzzles, and conundrums. Subscriptions available.
Puzzles - A hobby reference site specific to this brand of puzzles.
- Shareware game based around an extension of the game of life.
Ponder This - Monthly logic and math puzzles set by IBM researchers with
Jim Loy's Puzzle Page - Classic
and original puzzles.
Kakuro-san - Providing graded Kakuro puzzles
every day, plus old puzzles.
Leisure Ideas: Puzzles
- Some mathematical puzzles with answers and/or a hint.
Mathematical Jigsaw Puzzles
- Information on polyominos and square puzzles.
example of the Monty Hall Game. This game demonstrates the real (empirical) affect
of statistics. [Does not display correctly in all browsers.]
The Monty Hall Problem
- A probability theory puzzle with solutions. [English and German.]
Perplexus - A forum and collection of brain
teasers, logic problems, math problems, paradoxes, science games, probability, riddles,
and geometric shapes. The puzzles are searchable and categorized, most have solutions.
Brain Binders - Paper puzzles
free to download.
Brass Puzzles by Rocky - Maker of
hand machined brass puzzles.
Hockey Puck Puzzle - Offers a Rubik's
cube related 3D puzzle shaped like a hockey puck, with many different design patterns.
Impossible Bottles - Learn
the puzzling art of putting large objects into small bottles.
Livewire Puzzles - Makes wire puzzles of various
levels of difficulty.
Meffert's World of Puzzles - Manufacturer
of many different types of Rubik like puzzles.
Conceptis Puzzles - Creator and supplier
of picture-forming logic puzzles. Contains online games and those for sale from
Griddlers Solver with Animator - Freeware
application with auto-solver and ingenious animations. Includes article about solving
by computers. [Windows]
- Online flash game with black and white puzzles.
Nonogram Solver - Information
about Nonogram logic puzzles and how to solve them, plus examples of two on-line
solvers, software, and links.
Paint by Numbers
- Offers two color puzzles available to print out or solve online.
Puzzles with Integer Programming - Article and instructions on solving puzzles.
The Trivia Portal - A collection
of categorized trivia games and quizzes. Includes rankings, community forums, an
archive of useless facts, plus the ability to create and share trivia games online.
ActionQuiz - Trivia quiz show game played
against computer opponents. Categories include pop music, movies, geography, science,
computer, literature, and classical music.
Anne's Quizzes - Set of educational
trivia quizzes on a variety of specialty subjects. Includes automatic scoring, and
Ask Me Another - Answer yes or no to
a series of personal questions and opinions on the trivia of everyday life. Answers
may be compared to other players.
Braingle's Trivia and Quizzes
- Take fun and interesting quizzes on a wide range of topics. Create your own quizzes
for other people to test their knowledge.
Cameron's Trivia Facts -
Offers a new trivia question each day, plus answers posted the following week. Includes
a weekly trivia newsletter and user submitted trivia facts.
Cascoly Online Trivia Games
- Set of quizzes covering topics that include art, geography, history, Shakespeare,
dinosaurs, and travel.
ChatGames - Offers daily and weekly trivia
quizzes and puzzles played for points. Includes live multiplayer quiz games each
day, plus player rankings.
Akiyoshi's illusion pages
- Many works of Akiyoshi Kitaoka. Designs around standard illusions crafted to maximise
the illusory effect.
All In Fun Magic - Over 50 optical illusions
and ambiguous drawings.
Amazing Eyetricks - Gallery of pictures
that will trick your eyes.
Amos Storkey - Visual Illusion
of the Month - Collection of illusions and images chosen for novelty and
distinction from the usual set found in most collections.
Optical Illusions - Dozens of optical illusions to tease your brain.
Cool Optical Illusions - A growing
collection of optical illusions and eye tricks, including original illusion pictures
and a collection of optical illusion desktop wallpaper.
Able2Know - A public forum
for riddlers and riddle lovers in several topics.
Amusements in Mathematics
- Riddles by Henry Ernest Dudeney.
BrainDen.com: Brain Teasers and Riddles
- Classic puzzles and riddles sorted in several sections - general logic, weighing
puzzles, Einstein's riddles, number sequences, and crossing river.
Braingle's Riddles - Contains
thousands of popular riddles, as well as user submitted and rated riddles.
A Collection of Quant Riddles -
Logical and lateral type thinking riddles with some answers.
Daily Outrageous Rebus Riddle Contest
- Cartoon rebus riddles posted daily. Answers are submitted by e-mail.
DiMensIoNS - Riddles
abound, odd and complex riddles, brain teasers. Explained meanings and complete
Fleabusters' Kids Fun Page
- Riddles with responses as well as unanswered.
- Exhaustive lists of "This sentence has three a's" sentences.
Solve my base three numerical self-referential
sentences puzzle! - The object of this difficult puzzle is to make four
sentences mutually truthful by filling in base three numbers.
- Personal page describing Sudoku, rules, strategies, and offering puzzles to print.
Daily SuDoku - Offers daily printable
puzzles of varying difficulties, including Sudoku for Kids. Also offers archive
of past puzzles, tool for rendering custom puzzles, FAQ, and books for purchase.
Daily Sudoku - Offers a different printable
puzzle each day. Also includes solutions and FAQ.
Dan Rice's Sudoku Blog
- Weblog discussing techniques for creating and solving puzzles, including hard
puzzles. Also offers a daily puzzle.
Flying Frog Consultancy
- This web page describes a 19-line (769-byte) OCaml program that solves Sudoku
Free Sudoku Puzzles - Offers a free
Answers to Rhetorical Questions
- Covers a wide-ranging number of subjects.
Before and After - The
object is to fill in the blanks. Example: "____ day ____" becomes "Sun
day light", that is, "Sunday" and "Daylight".
Bovilexics.com - Humorous new words and
phrases created to define various important and unimportant concepts.
A Collection of Word Oddities
and Trivia - Includes book of word records, palindromic words, pangrams,
most beautiful and ugly words, Scrabble words, and Bible word trivia.
The Collective Noun Page - Entertaining
and annotated listing of collective nouns such as 'a murder of crows' and
'a pomposity of professors'.
Corsinet.com - Offers collections of word play,
insults, riddles and jokes.
Dave's Fun Words - Categorized
list of words which are fun to say.
Dislexicon Word Generator
- Contains Dislexicon, which generates new made-up words and definitions for them.
Divinest-Sense.com: Tom Swifties - Definition of this style of play on words,
a collection of original and previously-known examples, and links to other collections.
ABC Toon Center - A family
safe site with original interactive games and a word search of the sites characters.
Word Searches - The on-line word search applet offers several solving modes.
Player can choose printable puzzle and answer sheet.
Anagramania Word Search
Puzzles - Play games online. Subjects covered include animals, sports, superheroes
and cartoon characters.
- Dutch puzzle site with online and printable English word find puzzles. They also
have crossword puzzles and other games.
Web game. Find all the Bible words in the puzzle. The leftover letters reveal the
The Big Zoo - Several
animal-themed word searches.