Puzzles

June 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

ANSWERS


June 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

06 Mixed Bag questions June 2020

This month there are FIFTY Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the last ten are “hard“).


June 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “MATHS TERMS”

120 Jun 2020 xword Maths terms


June 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 95 June 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with detailed solutions.



May 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

(Click to enlarge)

ANSWERS


May 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

05 Mixed Bag questions May 2020

Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the first ten are “easy”, the second ten are “hard”).


May 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “General Skeptical Issues”

119 May 2020 xword skeptical issues


May 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 94 May 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with detailed solutions.



April 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

 

(Click to enlarge)

ANSWERS


April 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

04 Mixed Bag questions April 2020

Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the first ten are “easy”, the second ten are “hard”).


April 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “Internet Scams”

118 Apr 2020 xword internet scams

Here are some earlier Vic Skeptics crosswords with a similar theme:

43 Xword mar 2014 Scams and Hoaxes (has a choice of standard or cryptic clues)

46 Xword June 2014 Finance (has a choice of standard or cryptic clues)

51 November 2014 Xword Frauds & scams (has a choice of standard or cryptic clues)

66 feb16 Xword Frauds & Scams (has a choice of standard or cryptic clues)

88 Dec 2017 Xword Frauds, Scams & Hoaxes

101 Jan 2019 Xword Frauds Scams & Hoaxes (has a choice of standard or cryptic clues)


April 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 93 April 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with detailed solutions.

Consider using our L & M puzzles to assist with home schooling.



March 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

(Click to enlarge)

ANSWERS


March 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

023 Mixed Bag questions March 2020

Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the first ten are “easy”, the second ten are “hard”).


March 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “Osteopathy”

117 Mar 2020 xword osteopathy

This month’s crossword is a nod to the most frequently searched-for article on this website: Does Osteopathy Work? Is it Scientific by Australian Skeptics Life Member Mal Vickers

https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/does-osteopathy-work-is-it-scientific/

Another relevant article,  https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/pointing-the-bone-at-rmit-osteopathy/ is also worth a visit.

A previous crossword themed to Osteopathy, containing both standard and cryptic clues can be found here:  https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/august-2015-skeptical-crossword-puzzle/


March 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 92 March 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with detailed solutions. Consider using our L & M puzzles as extension classroom material.



Charles Darwin Special Crossword

To celebrate Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday; February 12 2020

116 Feb 2020 xword Darwin special


February 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

ANSWERS


February 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

02 Mixed Bag questions February 2020

Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the first ten are “easy”, the second ten are “hard”).


February 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “Roman Mythology”

115 February 2020 xword Roman Mythology


February 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 91 February 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with solutions.



January 2020 Picture Puzzles

Each of the following seven puzzles decodes to a word, phrase, song title, book, or film.

ANSWERS


January 2020 “Mixed Bag” Questions

01 Mixed Bag questions January 2020

Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions with answers.

(As usual, the first ten are “easy”, the second ten are “hard”).


January 2020 Skeptical Crossword

Theme: “Greek Mythology”

114 January 2020 Crossword Greek Mythology


January 2020 Logic & Maths Puzzles

Logic and Maths Puzzles 90 January 2020

Ten Logic and/or Maths puzzles of various levels of difficulty, with solutions.




BONUS PUZZLES

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 from 2018 and 2020 have been placed in PUZZLES ARCHIVE 8 (Scroll down)


PUZZLES ARCHIVES


PUZZLES ARCHIVE 1  (AUGUST 2010 to APRIL 2011)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 2 (MAY 2011 to SEPTEMBER 2011)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 3 (OCTOBER 2011 to NOVEMBER 2012)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 4 (December 2012 to June 2013)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 5 (July 2013 to September 2014)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 6 (October 2014 to December 2015)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 7  (January 2016 to December 2017)

PUZZLES ARCHIVE 8 (January 2018 to December 2019)


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