Official Program

????? Hidden Contest by Semicolon

It may be presented anytime. Find it. Solve it. Tell the person who’s named in it. The solution will not be explained until Sunday morning.

Thursday, July 21st

8:00PM Welcome! An evening of puzzles and games

Nom Call My Bluff by Beyond

Separate fact from fiction on the surprising origins of some conventioners’ noms de plume.

Quartets by Rock ★

A team game for four persons — who are not allowed to communicate with each other.

Solution Set by Jangler and T McAy

Solve trivia and wordplay puzzles … then choose eight answers that don’t match your opponents’.

Making Every Second Count by Witz

An over-the-weekend creative competition.

Ryman Reason by Sidhe, Sprout, and Y_0
The Good Ol’ Country Band by Elfman
Wrong Direction by Mr E

Over-the-weekend cryptics for pairs solving. Solutions are due by 8:15PM Saturday.

Friday, July 22nd

8:00PM Another evening of puzzles and games

The Dashes Game by Willz

Answer the word teasers and help your side of the room solve a “Wheel of Fortune”-style final puzzle.

Secret Stuff by Murdoch

In which the clues are given one … word … at … a … time.

Venn Will You Ever Learn? by Rubrick

How much information will you need to populate a Venn diagram with the right words?

Saturday, July 23rd

10:00AM Business meeting

2:15PM An afternoon of pencil-and-paper competitions

Extreme Wordle by LeXman

Based on the game craze. The first guess in each puzzle is all you need to get the answer.

Two Bits by Manx

Bigrams can be so shifty!

A Little Bit Country organized by Saxifrage

A collection of 30 or so new flats by the Krewe, each based on the name (or demonym) of a country.

5:45PM Photograph

6:45PM The Golden Sphinx Awards presented by Btnirn [during dessert]

Recognizing outstanding achievement in contributions to The Enigma in 2021.

8:15PM Lady of the Rings [extravaganza] organized by Kryptogram

Take a stroll through Meta Earth.

Sunday, July 24th

Meal times

Meals are served in Hermitage E/F

Friday breakfast 7:30-9:00AM, lunch on your own, dinner 6:00-7:30PM
Saturday breakfast 7:30-9:00AM, lunch 12:00-1:30PM, dinner 6:00-7:30PM
Sunday brunch 8:00-9:30AM.


The hospitality suite is Cumberland