When: Sat., Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 2015
check in 30 minutes prior to the contest, which will be two rounds of 20 minutes each, solving a Monday to Wednesday-level New York Times puzzle. Two winners will go on to the final round to solve a Thursday-level puzzle. Contestants cannot be a professional puzzle constructor, editor, or proofreader. Register online.
Price: Free; limited to 50 participants.