SpecGram Puzzles and Games

Collected all in one place for your brain-teasing pleasure, below is a list of the currently available linguistically themed puzzles and games that have appeared over the years in SpecGram and related publications.

Puzzles?
Acrostics:
> AkróstichonDr. Dr. Fortina Haecceity, M.D., Ph.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> LinguacrosticDrs. Oniomania Succedaneum and Lex Quisquis, Ph.D.s
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
Anagrams:
> Lingo JumbleOrang Pendek, D.Sc. and Orang Mawas, Litt.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> The “Panama Guzzler” Anagram PuzzleTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXVI.2, January 2013
Crosswords:
> Crossword for LinguistsDoug Files
World of Language I.2, February 1991
> Indo-European Crossword Puzzle No. 1Donald Reindl
Speculative Grammarian CXLVII.2, February 1993
> A SpecGram Crossword for Devoted SpecGram Readers and other Linguists and ResearchersLila Rosa Grau
Speculative Grammarian CLV.4, February 2009
> CrosswordTim Pulju
Speculative Grammarian CLVI.2, April 2009
> CrosswordTim Pulju
Speculative Grammarian CLVI.3, June 2009
> Et Al.Nick Williams
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Crossword for Indo-EuropeanistsTim Pulju
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Critical Readings in Linguistics Crossword PuzzleH.D. Onesimus
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> CrosswordKeith Slater
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.4, December 2009
> SpecGrammatical CrosswordTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLVIII.1, February 2010
> Modal ManiaKeith Slater
Speculative Grammarian CLX.4, January 2011
> Crossword: Just In CaseKeith Slater
Speculative Grammarian CLXI.2, March 2011
> Language Relationships?Tim Pulju
Speculative Grammarian CLXI.4, May 2011
 > Bewitched, Bothered, and BegoogledRick Bryan
Speculative Grammarian CLXIII.1, October 2011
> First Names FirstTim Pulju
Speculative Grammarian CLXIII.3, December 2011
> Crossword for Historical LinguistsKeith W. Slater
Speculative Grammarian CLXVI.3, February 2013
Cryptograms:
> E’s-y CryptogramProf. Dr. phil. habil. Erlösende Einigkeit
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> /fənɛtɪk krɪptəgræm/Moko Dude, Ph.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
Drop Quotes:
> Drop Kick the QuotePhil Trum, Doctor of Linguology
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Yet Another Drop QuoteTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXIII.2, November 2011
EtymGeo™:
> EtymGeo™U.S. EditionThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXI.3, April 2011
> EtymGeo™International Edition, Part IThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXII.1, June 2011
> EtymGeo™International Edition, Part IIThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXII.3, August 2011
> EtymGeo™Weird Little U.S. Towns, Part IThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXVII.3, June 2013
> EtymGeo™Weird Little U.S. Towns, Part IIThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXVIII.1, September 2013
> EtymGeo™Weird Little U.S. Towns, Part IIIThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXVIII.1, November 2013
> EtymGeo™Weird Little U.S. Towns, Part IVThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXIX.3, March 2014
Fieldwork Puzzles:
> Ple Nvæn-ila Fieldwork PuzzleClaude Searsplainpockets
Speculative Grammarian CLVIII.4, April 2010
> Vallelz Noun Class Word SearchKeith Slater and Trey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.1, May 2010
> Out-of-this-World Fieldwork Puzzle #1Pecha Kucha
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.3, July 2010
> Out-of-this-World Fieldwork Puzzle #2Pecha Kucha
Speculative Grammarian CLX.2, November 2010
FonoFutoshiki:
> FonoFutoshikiUlfheðnar ber Sarkur
Speculative Grammarian CLVI.1, March 2009
> FonoFutoshiki IIUlfheðnar ber Sarkur
Speculative Grammarian CLVI.2, May 2009
> FonoFutoshiki IIIUlfheðnar ber Sarkur
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
FonoNurikabe:
> FonoNurikabeTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLII.3, May 2007
HanjieLinguru:
> HanjieLinguruTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIV.2, June 2008
> HanjieLinguru IITrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIV.4, August 2008
> HanjieLinguru IIITrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLV.2, November 2008
HashiWordakero:
> HashiWordakeroLacuna Mamihlapinatapai
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
HitoriGuistiku:
> HitoriGuistikuTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLII.2, March 2007
> HitoriGuistiku IITrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIII.2, November 2007
HomonimoKakuro:
> HomonimoKakuroTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLII.4, July 2007
Interactive Fiction:
> Choose Your Own Career in LinguisticsTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CL.α, November 2005
IPA Code Puzzles:
> IPA Code Puzzle IAnimals in DisguiseMary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLXII.2, July 2011
> IPA Code Puzzle IIEnchanted HouseholdMary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLXII.4, September 2011
IPAlindromes:
> IPAlindromes IMary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLXV.1, July 2012
> IPAlindromes IIFind the IPAlindrome!Mary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLXV.3, September 2012
> IPAlindromes IIIWhat Should We Do With/To Noam?Mary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLXV.4, October 2012
Language Identification:
> Language Identification PuzzleKeith Slater and Jouni Maho
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.2, June 2010
> Language Identification Puzzle IIJohn Miaou
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.4, September 2010
LingDoku:
> LingDokuLike SuDoku, But For LinguistsTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLI.2, April 2006
> LingDoku IIMore, Better, HarderTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLI.3, July 2006
> Samurai LingDoku: LingDokuBut So Much More SoTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLI.4, October 2006
> Monster LingDokuTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIII.1, September 2007
> LingDoku II—The RevivalTangent Wong and the SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXIX.2, February 2014
Ling-Ken:
> Ling-KenMary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLVIII.1, January 2010
> Ling-Ken IIMary Shapiro
Speculative Grammarian CLVIII.3, March 2010
L’Ishing:
> L’Ishing du GwujlangDorothea Dorfman and Theodora Mundorf
Speculative Grammarian CLXVIII.4, December 2013
Logic Puzzles:
> Everything that Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About LogicProf. D. Innere Form
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
Mad Libitum Games:
> Mad LibitumThe SpecGram Puzzle Editors
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
Magic Squares:
> The Polyglot’s Magic SquareJohn Miaou
Speculative Grammarian CLV.3, December 2008
Masyu Ortograpiu:
> Masyu OrtograpiuTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLII.1, January 2007
> Masyu Ortograpiu IILinguistic BoogalooTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIII.3, January 2008
Math Puzzles:
> Verbal ArithmeticFnu Nmn Lnu, A.B.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> The Fifteen LinguistsHortatory Ergative Dudeney
Speculative Grammarian CLXIX.1, January 2014
Miscellaneous Puzzles:
> Knights of the Linguistic RoundtableFergus Falls-Brainerd
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> IPA AnalogiesDr. Watalodabaloni Überwoggle, B.F.E.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Famous ExtractsJohn Miaou
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> A Poem PuzzleBryan Allen
Speculative Grammarian CLXIV.1, February 2012
> Christmas Carol Orthography PuzzleMary Pearce
Speculative Grammarian CLXVI.1, November 2012
Move-αnαgrαms:
> Move-αnαgrαmsTrey Jones and Keith Slater
Speculative Grammarian CLXVI.4, March 2013
> Move-αnαgrαms II: Historical EditionTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXVII.2, May 2013
> αdvαnced Move-αnαgrαms—The Yì LīngTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXVII.4, August 2013
> αvαnt-Gαrde Move-αnαgrαms—Gαvαgαi!Trey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXVIII.2, October 2013
Rasmus Rask Puzzles:
> Rasmus Rask Puzzle ILila Rosa Grau
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Rasmus Rask Puzzle IIRasmus vs Ethnologue!Lila Rosa Grau
Speculative Grammarian CLIII.2, September 2009
> Rasmus Rask Puzzle IIILila Rosa Grau
Speculative Grammarian CLXIII.4, Janaury 2012
> Rasmus Rask Puzzle IVA New HopeLila Rosa Grau
Speculative Grammarian CLXV.2, August 2012
Rebuses:
> RebusWulfila Bruinne, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> ull ou all the sosLaura Payne
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.4, September 2010
Transform Puzzles:
> Transform Puzzles IVaguely Linguistic TransformsJonathan van der Meer
Speculative Grammarian CLIII.4, March 2008
> Transform Puzzles IINow With Enhanced Sound!Jonathan van der Meer
Speculative Grammarian CLIV.1, May 2008
> Transform Puzzles IIIThe Final ShowdownJonathan van der Meer
Speculative Grammarian CLIV.3, July 2008
Visual Puzzles:
> Scrambled LinguistTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Self-Defining PuzzleSwivelhips Smith, D.Phil.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Who’s Who in LinguisticsDniester Ostrogoth, Ph.D. and Dnieper Ostrogoth, D.Phil.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Anglomorphic CuneiformTrey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLXIV.3, May 2012
> The Ro-Zeta StoneThe SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLXVII.1, April 2013
Word Puzzles:
> Linguistic Story TimeAbbernathy Ljunqvist, M.B.A.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Mars LinguistsProf. Yamātārājabhānasalagām Ouroboros
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Words of Dubious Roman OriginNumerius Negidius et Aulus Agerius
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Linguistic EquationsProf. Lars Tyndskids and Dr. Jef Van Pijperzele
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> DIS(PLAY)FUL END(GAME)SOMELYMaija Meikäläinen, Ph.D. and Matti Meikäläinen, J.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Double or NothingSchön “Sean” Kaunis, Ph.D.
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Missed It By THAT Much!Tel Monks and the SpecGram Puzzle Elves™
Speculative Grammarian CLX.3, December 2010
> Word RelationsJonathan van der Meer
Speculative Grammarian CLXI.1, February 2011
Word Searches:
> Word SearchMarco Manni Quadi-Suebi und Al P. Engermanen
Speculative Grammarian CLVII.η, July 2009
> Vallelz Noun Class Word SearchKeith Slater and Trey Jones
Speculative Grammarian CLIX.1, May 2010
> Linguistics Acronym Word SearchH.D. Onesimus
Speculative Grammarian CLXIX.4, April 2014