Puzzles for June 2020

31 May, 2020

New Puzzles for June are on the PUZZLES PAGE.

Last month we gave you a link to puzzles and diversions of various kinds (not specifically Skeptic-related).

Here are some more:

May 2020 Special Number 1 (Where’the Ball)

May 2020 Special Number 2

May 2020 Special Number 3

May 2020 Special Number 4 Read the rest of this entry »


Puzzles for May 2020

30 April, 2020

May’s usual Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag QuestionsCrossword Puzzle and Logic & Maths Questions are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

This month’s crossword is about General Skeptical Issues.

In addition, here are twenty sets of puzzles and diversions of various kinds (not specifically Skeptic-related) which you might find helpful if you are stuck at home.

April 2020 Special Number 1

April 2020 Special Number 2

April 2020 Special Number 3 Read the rest of this entry »


Puzzles for April 2020

31 March, 2020

New Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag QuestionsCrossword Puzzle and Logic & Maths Questions have been placed, blog-style, at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

This month’s crossword is about Internet Scams, and as Scamming is a crossword theme we frequently visit, links to several earlier Crosswords about scams, frauds and hoaxes are supplied.

Dont forget, we’ve got nearly ten years worth of puzzles in our archive.

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!


Puzzles for March 2020

29 February, 2020

Newly situated at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE are another seven picture puzzles, twenty “Mixed Bag” Questions (trivia / general knowledge, a Crossword Puzzle prompted by the practice of osteopathy, and a set of Logic & Maths questions.

If you continue to scroll down, (by-passing our special Darwin Day Crossword) you’ll see a similar set of puzzles for February, then for January.

Puzzles from January 2018 to December 2019 now make up Puzzles Archives 8

Enjoy!

Archived puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/


Darwin Day 2020 – new Crossword

7 February, 2020

116 Feb 2020 xword Darwin special

Don’t forget the annual Darwin Day Barbecue in Melbourne on Wednesday February 12: see details below.


Puzzles for February 2020

31 January, 2020

More Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag questions, a Crossword about Roman Mythology and a set of Logic Problems (with solutions) are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

Puzzles from January 2018 to December 2019 have been removed to form Puzzles Archives 8

 

Archived puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/


Darwin Day 2020

16 January, 2020

ANNUAL BARBECUE (Melbourne area)

Help us celebrate Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday at the annual Barbecue, from 5 pm at the Studley Park Boathouses picnic area. BYO everything.

THE DARWIN DAY SUITE  

Celebrate February 12 (Charles Darwin’s Birthday) in your classroom!

charles_darwin_statue_natural_history_museum_londonCharles Darwin Crossword Years 9 to 12

Darwin bio Read and answer

Charles Darwin Wordsearch Years 5 to 8

Charles Darwin Cryptogram Years 7 to 10

Dr.APIS.12.February@Darwin

charles_darwin_by_grichmond [Colouring in}



Puzzles for January 2020

31 December, 2019

The box at left contains eight bonus puzzles: each decodes to a word or a phrase. The answers are HERE

Otherwise, for the month of January 2019 we’ve put the usual Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag questions, a Crossword about Greek Mythology and a set of Logic Problems with solutions at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE . Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

Archived puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/


Bonus Puzzles

17 December, 2019

To  help you tide over the holiday season, here are two offerings:

Dec 2019 bonus puzzles

This is an 11 page compendium of twenty puzzles of various kinds, with answers supplied.

113 January 2020 xword Skepticon

This is the crossword puzzle designed for the Skepticon 2019 booklet, with one important difference – this one has the correct clues!

It’s based on the names of the presenters and announcers at Skepticon.

Enjoy!


Puzzles for December

30 November, 2019

For the month of December 2019 at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE we’ve placed seven new Picture Puzzles, a set of Mixed Bag questions, a crossword themed to General Skeptical Issues and a set of Logic Problems with solutions. In other words, business as usual. Enjoy!

Archived puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/


Puzzles for November 2019

31 October, 2019

This month the theme of the crossword is Cults & Sects..

Fresh Picture Puzzles,  “Mixed Bag” questions and Logic and Maths Puzzles are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE.
 
 
 
 
 
Older Puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!


Puzzles for October 2019

30 September, 2019

This October we continue the theme of Logical Fallacies for the monthly crossword, with Logical Fallacies #7.

Here are the links to our previous Logical Fallacies Crosswords.

23 Crossword July 2012 Logical Fallacies 1

37 Crossword September2013 Logical Fallacies 2  (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

38 Crossword October 2013 (logical fallacies 3) (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

54 Crossword February 2015 logical fallacies 4 (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

74 Crossword October 2016 Logical Fallacies 5 (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

109 September 2019 Crossword Logical Fallacies 6

with the usual Picture Puzzles,  “Mixed Bag” questions and Logic and Maths Puzzles at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE.

Older Puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!


Puzzles for September 2019

31 August, 2019

This September we return to the theme of Logical Fallacies as the basis of the monthly crossword. This month it’s Logical Fallacies #6, and Logical Fallacies #7 will follow in October.

Here are the links to our previous Logical Fallacies Crosswords.

23 Crossword July 2012 Logical Fallacies 1

37 Crossword September2013 Logical Fallacies 2  (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

38 Crossword October 2013 (logical fallacies 3) (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

54 Crossword February 2015 logical fallacies 4 (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

74 Crossword October 2016 Logical Fallacies 5 (with both standard and cryptic sets of clues)

September’s Picture Puzzles,  “Mixed Bag” questions and Logic and Maths Puzzles are also there at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE.

Older Puzzles:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!


Puzzles for August 2019

31 July, 2019

For the month of August there’s a new set of Picture Puzzles,  some “Mixed Bag” trivia type questions, a Skeptical Crossword and some  Logic and Maths Puzzles with solutions, all on the PUZZLES PAGE.

Hundreds of earlier puzzles can be found by scrolling down the Puzzles Page or delving into the archives:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!


Puzzles for July 2019

30 June, 2019

This month’s Skeptical Crossword is about Religion. You’ll also encounter a new set of Picture Puzzles,  some “Mixed Bag” trivia type questions and  Logic and Maths Puzzles with solutions.

All on the PUZZLES PAGE.

Earlier puzzles can be found by scrolling down the Puzzles Page or delving into the archives:

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/puzzles-archives/

Enjoy!