Skip to main content
21 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 12): A peaceful tree

Thank you! You too! You are wishing us Each bauble represents As requested, the following image shows how to extract the phrase:
Toffee's user avatar
  • 1,162
18 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 10): Captain Christmas

What a fun, festive puzzle! The first step is to realize that: Now the puns: Putting them together: And finally:
Jeremy Dover's user avatar
  • 28.5k
18 votes
Accepted

Note to self: DO NOT FORGET!

This is a reminder of As the categories are: The groups:
Beastly Gerbil's user avatar
17 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 11): Divide the cookies and milk

Solution: Path:
juicifer's user avatar
  • 11.3k
17 votes
Accepted

The Number of the Feast

The answer is: Solution: Op provided a visual:
Amoz's user avatar
  • 27.7k
17 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 2): Wall I want for Christmas

Ok here goes: So the overall connection is
sean47's user avatar
  • 2,000
16 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 21): Oh oh oh

This puzzle is a... The completed grid: Clue explanations:
Stiv's user avatar
  • 146k
16 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 24): ... and a Kappa Nu Year!

Solved crossword: In each clue, a word has been replaced by a Greek letter. By... However, there's more to this puzzle. In addition, I originally had trouble with 23/25 across because... Relevant ...
samm82's user avatar
  • 7,242
14 votes

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 5): Twin-brother waiters

Ok so I have an answer but not the most perfect method. I think the answer is the Christmas food: a lot more christmassy than pig lips ;) onto the method.. First up, the menu has Christmas dishes on ...
sean47's user avatar
  • 2,000
14 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 8): A Quilt for Santa

I've been able to do it in You have to arrange the reindeers like this I found it by generating and evaluating all possible arrangements. It feels like a really good solution, but I cant proof if ...
Antikeks's user avatar
  • 206
14 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 4): A few of my favo(u)rite things

The categories are and your favourite carol is of course As for me...
Daniel S's user avatar
  • 6,959
14 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 17): FA-LA-LA-LA-LA LA-LA-LA-LA

Took a bit of time but with today's clue, I think I've got a solution. The carols are spoilered separately at first for anyone who wants to check without seeing my other identifications. First, we ...
Falsesummer's user avatar
14 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 20): Candles on the tree

Starting off: Now let's get serious: Some long runs: Hopefully finishing up:
Jeremy Dover's user avatar
  • 28.5k
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 3): 24 dangerous doors

Solved grid: It was fun! General solve path:
justhalf's user avatar
  • 6,043
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 7): The Oracle Rambles On and On

The Oracle is... The emojis before the numbers in each line... The numbers...
Stiv's user avatar
  • 146k
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 13): Santa likes cards but dislikes dice

Santa likes... Because...
noneuclideanisms's user avatar
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 9): The Peppermint Twist

The answer is: Solving path: Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4:
Alaiko's user avatar
  • 6,667
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 15): Finding Father Christmas

THE ANSWER IS: All of these:
sean47's user avatar
  • 2,000
13 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 16): Making a list and checking it

Oh dear, you're in trouble - and... The 'last minute' list you were handed probably said something like the following: Because... You have constructed this puzzle by... Hopefully my message here ...
Stiv's user avatar
  • 146k
12 votes

Note to self: DO NOT FORGET!

It’s not too late to Categories
Daniel S's user avatar
  • 6,959
12 votes
Accepted

A barred crossword for today

Very simple crossword, you just enter the obvious meaning of each word in its slot (for some especially simple examples, see 4 Across, 31 Across, 36 Across, and 3 Down). The orange-highlighted center ...
msh210's user avatar
  • 12.9k
10 votes

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 8): A Quilt for Santa

The best I've been able to do has area As follows The idea here
hexomino's user avatar
  • 137k
10 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 14): Stocking stuffers

Thanks for everyone’s contributions especially to the user John’s insight into the toy soldiers without which I wouldn’t have had a chance of solving this!! I believe the present wanted is: (I had ...
PDT's user avatar
  • 15.9k
10 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 23): O O O O O O O

THIS PUZZLE IS ABOUT THE: WHICH ARE: PUTTING THE IMAGES IN ORDER IN THE RELEVANT SEQUENCE: THIS:
sean47's user avatar
  • 2,000
10 votes
Accepted

May the Fourth Be With You - a Star Wars Day Bounty Hunt

Puzzle I (Shout out to an anonymous genius who spotted the first two and allowed me to complete the rest). Puzzle II Puzzle III Puzzle IV Puzzle V Puzzle VI Puzzle VII Puzzle VIII Puzzle IX ...
PDT's user avatar
  • 15.9k
9 votes

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 14): Stocking stuffers

I don't have the answer but I'm pretty sure
John's user avatar
  • 91
9 votes

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 8): A Quilt for Santa

I think I can do because there doesn't appear to be a rule preventing me from doing this: or at least there wasn't at the time I posted this answer :(
juicifer's user avatar
  • 11.3k
9 votes

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 4): A few of my favo(u)rite things

The four groups are: Therefore, the Christmas carol is:
pmacfarlane's user avatar
9 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 1): Reindeer identification

The completed grid: The clues:
noneuclideanisms's user avatar
9 votes
Accepted

PSE Advent Calendar 2023 (Day 18): A holly jolly Hexologic

The completed tree: The solve path:
fljx's user avatar
  • 16.6k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible