Here are the highest rated contest and non-contest puzzles of 2015, as rated by visitors to this blog. Puzzles must have received a minimum of 10 individual ratings to be considered. Puzzles that received 15 or more ratings have had the highest and lowest ratings removed from their total.
Links are to the commentary on this site and the unsolved puzzle when available. Puzzles from American Values Club Crosswords, Matt Gaffney’s Weekly Crossword Contest and Crossword Nation are available on a subscription basis only and html links to pages where you can request unsolved puzzles for free appear courtesy of the constructor or editor.