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Saturday, April 11, 2020

12pm - 4pm EDT


- Updates -


Thank you!

4:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Princeton Puzzle Hunt! A full set of solutions can be found on the Puzzles page. We will also send out a wrap-up email shortly. We hope you enjoyed and that you will participate again next year!

As always, you can reach us at puzzles@princeton.edu with questions, comments, or concerns.


Competition Over

4:00 pm

Congratulations on finishing the Princeton Puzzle Hunt! No more submissions are allowed, and the leaderboard is final. If you are curious about the secrets of Puzzle Manor, a full set of solutions can be found on the Puzzles page.


10 Minutes Left

3:50 pm

Your time is almost up! Solutions will be posted at the end of the competition.


20 Minutes Left

3:40 pm

Your time in the manor has almost expired! Submit your final guesses before 4:00 pm.


Second Hints Released

3:00 pm

With one hour left in the competition, the second set of hints have been released! Two teams have successfully solved all 17 puzzles!


1 Hour 30 Minutes Left

2:30 pm

Some teams are close to completing the hunt! Second set of hints to be released at 3:00 pm.


2 Hours Left

2:00 pm

We're halfway through the competition! Will you solve the mystery in time?


First Hints Released

1:30 pm

The first set of hints have been released on the Puzzles page!


Competition Start

12:00 pm

The Princeton Puzzle Hunt 2020 has officially begun! Navigate to the "Puzzles" page to begin competing. Check the "Leaderboard" page to see where your team stands. Good luck!


5 Minute Update

11:55 am

Once the clock strikes noon, refresh your page for access to the puzzles. You must be on a team to participate in the hunt, even if you are competing alone!


10 Minute Update

11:49 am

The doors to Puzzle Manor are starting to open... Be sure you have joined a team, even if you are competing alone!


1/2 Hour Update

11:30 am

Hold your breath and count to 1800 because the Puzzle Hunt starts in 1/2 an hour!


1 Hour Update

11:00 am

Get ready puzzlers! The Princeton Puzzle Hunt begins in 1 hour!


Teams Update

10:45 am

If you have registered for the hunt, be sure you have created or joined a team so that you will be able to participate in the competition! Even if you are competing on your own, you must create a team. Teams may include 1-5 members.