Solution: Papyrophobia

Written by Justin Legakis

Once cut out and assembled, the 6 shapes form pieces of a 6-piece burr puzzle. The pieces fit together in only one way. Once the burr is solved, the message "BRING 2 HUNT HEADQUARTERS" is easily read.

Assembled Pieces

Solved Burr

Although not necessary for solving this puzzle, there in an online interactive applet on IBM's web site than can be used to solve 6-piece burr puzzles. When the solved puzzle was brought to hunt headquarters, the answer word orthohydrogen was given to the team.