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MIT Mystery Hunt Puzzle Index: Category Data

Puzzle Types

The following keywords are specific puzzle types or puzzles in general.

1, 2, 3 crossword
acronyms
Akari (Light Up) puzzle
alliteration
alphabetic sequences
alphabet subsets
alphablock
Alphacipher
alphagram
alphametics (encoded arithmetic)
Alpha Sleuth
analogies
Anguished English
Back and Forth (puzzle type)
backsolving
backswitch
balance puzzle
Battleships (puzzle)
before and after
bigrams
black and white (logic puzzle)
Black Box (game)
black box (solver must figure out inner workings)
Bongard problems
Bonza puzzles
Bulls-Eye 20 Questions
burr puzzles
cartoon rebuses
charades
connect the dots
consonantcies
Corral puzzle
Creek puzzle
criss-cross
cross-number puzzle
Cross Products (Cross Sums variant)
Cross Sums (Kakuro)
crossword puzzles
crossword variants
cryptic crossword clues
cryptic crosswords
cryptograms
deletions and insertions
diagonalizing
diagramless criss-cross
diagramless crossword
dimension added
disconnected criss-cross
domino puzzle
double crostic
double-or-nothing crossword
drawing letters and numbers
dropquotes
edge matching puzzles
End View puzzle
Equation Analysis Test (26 = L. in the A.)
false negatives
fences puzzle
Fill-a-Pix
Fillomino puzzle
find the differences
find the list
flats (NPL puzzles)
following directions
forms (word squares and others)
Going Too Far crossword
Hanayama disassembly puzzles
hashiwokakero
heteromino (logic puzzle)
hexaflexagons
Heyawake
hidden puzzle
hidden words
Hitori
homophones
impossible puzzles
jigsaw puzzles
jigsaw quote
Jumble puzzle
jumping crossword
KenKen
knight's tour
laddergrams
Latin squares
letter adjacency graphs
letter banks
letter changes
lettered dice
letter links
letter shifts
letters in same positions
liar logic puzzles (and self-referential statements, etc.)
Link-a-Pix
LITS puzzle
logical deduction
logic puzzle based on elimination
magnet logic puzzles
mangled clues
Marching Bands
Masyu
matchmaker puzzle
math maze
mazes
Minesweeper game
minipuzzles
mirror logic puzzles
misspellings
multiple answers to logic puzzles
multiple crossword solutions
Namystics
New York Times crosswords
Norinori puzzle
not alone (logic puzzle)
Number Link puzzle
numbers associated with or in words
Nurikabe
odd man out
ordering logic puzzles
overlays
paint by numbers (logic puzzle)
palindromes and palindromic sequences
pangrams
paragraph puzzles
pathfinder crossword
path puzzles
Pentomino Minesweeper (logic puzzle)
petal puzzle
phonetic letters and numbers (NV = envy or single letters)
phonetic puzzles
Pic-Tac-Toe
printer's devilry
Puns and Anagrams crossword
puzzle relay
quote square
Railroad Crossing puzzle
rebus
rebus crossword
reduplications (like yo, yo-yo)
reverse word search
riddles
riddle trails
Right Angles puzzle
River Crossing logic puzzles
road rallye
Rows Garden
Rubik's Cube
scavenger hunt
Seeking Syren (logic puzzle)
sets
Sheep and Wolves
shikaku
Siamese Twins puzzle
signal loop (logic puzzle)
skyscrapers puzzle
slide puzzle
snake puzzle
solitaire hangman puzzle
Some Assembly Required
something different crossword
sound changes (phonetic letter changes)
spiral puzzle
Split Decisions puzzle
Star Battle (logic puzzle)
Statue Park puzzle
stereograms
sudoku (number place)
sun and moon (logic puzzle)
tangrams
Tapa
Tetracross puzzle
Thermometers (logic puzzle)
tilt mazes
time-sequence puzzles
time-varying puzzles
Tom Swifties
Tower of Hanoi
transdeletions and transadditions
Tribond
trigrams
trivia
wacky wordies
Wheel of Fortune
word chains
word functions
word ladders
wordplay (other)
word search
words on winding paths
word stack
World Puzzle Championship

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