Archives / 1999 Mystery Hunt


The 1999 Mystery Hunt began at noon on Friday, January 15 in Lobby 7, where the teams learned that the V.I.L.E. and vile Mistress of Mystery Carmen Sandiego had stolen the coin away from the Acme Detective Agency. At 11:15 pm on Sunday, January 17, the coin was found in Building 39 by Setec Astronomy.

Archivist's Note

A number of missing puzzles and solutions were provided by Ken Jacobs, Joseph DeVincentis, and Mike Sylvia in 2013. In 2010, a number of solutions were provided by Lance Nathan, Foggy Brume, beinsane from Manic Sages, and the Beginner's Luck team. In 2015, Hugh Robinson contributed additional solutions. If you have solved one of the puzzles with a missing solution or have more information about puzzles with missing data, please contact us at

The Hunt

The 1999 Mystery Hunt