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Listener Annual Awards for 2021

Posted by Listen With Others on 30 Mar 2022

For those of you who missed Saturday night’s Listener Awards, here are the winners:

Ascot Gold Cup for the best puzzle: Manhunt by Shark (Darren Roberts)

Solver Silver Salver for the longest all-correct run and not won before: David Giles with 131 correct (Peter Blayney still in front overall with 261 correct)

Radix Auditorum Jug for the best newcomers: Abigail Royal & Nick Butler

Here is a run-down of the top ten puzzles as voted on by the all-correct solvers for the year:

  1. Manhunt by Shark
  2. Elusive Figures by Poat
  3. Variety Show by Enigmatist
  4. Hungry by Android
  5. Dice Nets by Arden
  6. Impossible Construction by Serpent
  7. Co-star by Lysander
  8. Nostimus by Sabre
  9. Music Box by tnap
  10. Harry East by Lath
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Listener Annual Awards for 2020

Posted by Listen With Others on 21 Mar 2021

For those of you who missed last night’s Listener Awards hosted over Zoom by Jane Teather and John Henderson, here are the winners:

Ascot Gold Cup for the best puzzle: Tip-top Condition by Twin (Colin Thomas), finished grid below

Solver Silver Salver for the longest all-correct run: Peter Blayney

Radix Auditorum Jug for the best newcomer: James Leaver

Here is a run-down of the top ten puzzles as voted on by the all-correct solvers for the year:

No. Puzzle Setter
1 4630 Tip-top Condition Twin
2 4638 Head-start Clues Elgin
3 4606 Isolated in May Dysart
4= 4609 Where Next? Harribobs
4= 4617 Selfie Sabre
6 4604 Tour de Force Kea
7 4627 Flappy Shark
8 4597 Bunch of Fives Brock
9 4595 Equality Elap
10 4603 In Round Numbers Colleague

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Erratum Listener no 4616 Disco Lovers by The Ace of Hearts

Posted by shirleycurran on 19 Jul 2020

An erratum concerning Listener puzzle No 4616, Disco Lovers by The Ace of Hearts has been published on the Listener puzzles website. Here’s a link:
http://www.listenercrossword.com/

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Apologies re Premature Post

Posted by Listen With Others on 16 Sep 2017

Unfortunately, there was a very premature post from Encota at LWO last night (Friday) which has now been deleted. However, those of you receiving an RSS feed will have had an email for it and many apologies for that. I hope you realised what it was before reading it and that your enjoyment of Charybdis’s puzzle wasn’t, or won’t be, spoilt. In any case, please delete it.

Once again, many apologies.

Dave.
 

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At Spes Non Fracta by Chalicea

Posted by shirleycurran on 21 Jun 2013

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