Tools for solving and construction

Tools for solving and construction
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Pattern searching


Anagramming


Answer checker

Calling It In!
A stand-alone puzzle answer checker.

Chrome extension

Puzzle Tools - Google Workspace Marketplace
This add-on provides useful formulas, menu items, and side bars to assist in solving a variety of puzzle types.

Community

The National Puzzlers’ League

Crossword clue solving


Crossword construction

Web-based construction software

Desktop construction software

Crossword construction resources


Cryptics


Cryptogram solving


Decryption / encryption


Hunt software

Codebases

  • GPH — Galactic Trendsetter's open source gold standard, built on Django.
  • TPH — Teammate's fork of GPH, which includes a React front-end.
  • Palindrome's code base from the 2022 MIT Mystery Hunt. Also Django. Extremely well-documented.

Advice


Logic puzzles


Mobile apps


Multi-purpose tools


Names


Puzzles


Reference


Reverse dictionary


Reverse image


Wikipedia search


Word lists


Word search solving


Other tools


Other lists


Strategies

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