Trix


Description

This was one of the cereal minipuzzles.


Location

Denny's
7214 Richmond Highway Alexandria, VA 22306-2843

Teams were directed to this location with the following in-app flavor text:

There's only one major alliance of three teams left. They've been hoarding a big cache of grain. If you destroy their supplies, they'll be weak and disoriented enough that they shouldn't prove too much of a challenge.

Flavor Text

This puzzle was presented with the following in-app flavor text:

This is the Trix mini-puzzle.

Puzzle Files

The following files are required to solve this puzzle:


Hints

  • Click to reveal Hint #1

    This puzzle involves the 24 colorful clues on the box.

  • Click to reveal Hint #2

    Solve the clues, and you might notice that some of the answers are related to other answers.

  • Click to reveal Hint #3

    The answers can be grouped into eight sets of three related items. You may enter each group of three answers in rainbow order for confirmation.

  • Click to reveal Hint #4

    You might want to look closely at the flavor text of the clues if you haven't already. Also, did you notice that many of the answers feature an interesting letter?

  • Click to reveal Hint #5

    Count up the trix pieces, do those three numbers follow a certain pattern?

  • Click to reveal Hint #6

    This puzzle could have be named Tri-X

  • Click to reveal Hint #7

    After grouping, count the X's in each answer word and convert to ternary with the red/orange answer in the 9's place, the yellow/green in the 3's place, and the blue/violet in the 1's place. Order your groups according to the hints in the flavor text.


Solution

  • Click to reveal the solution to this puzzle

    healthy


Credits

  • Todd Etter