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Name a word you might use as a first word in a conversation. Change one letter and you’ll end up with a word that means, in some contexts, “first”. What words are these?

Agents of F.I.E.L.D. Reddit AMA

Agents of F.I.E.L.D. AMA with The Mystery League & Field Notes from FieldNuts

The Field Notes puzzle hunt is over. So, a few days ago, we did an AMA on Reddit, answering questions about how we made the thing. You can read the whole thing here.

How to Make a Times Crossword Puzzle

In the last of this excellent series, the New York Times crossword editors reveal their process for evaluating and editing a puzzle submission.

There's a Secret Code Hiding on These Madrid Security Bollards

There’s a Secret Code Hiding on These Madrid Security Bollards
It took the power of the internet to crack it.
It was a pretty design and it made for a nice effect in sunlight. It was quickly approved and no one involved gave it another thought until 10 years later.

Alex Rosenthal: The joyful, perplexing world of puzzle hunts

Alex Rosenthal lifts the veil on one of the world’s most complex puzzle hunts, the MIT Mystery Hunt – and reveals how puzzles can be found in the most unexpected places. (Naturally, there is a puzzle embedded in the talk. See if you can find — and solve — it.)

Barely Maps

Barely Maps
Minimalist maps by Peter Gorman.

These would make for great puzzles.

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