The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

Welcome to CCCWC hosted by & lit.

You love solving Cryptic Crosswords … now test your Clue-Writing skills!

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CCCWC is the monthly cryptic crossword clue-writing competition open to all members of The Crossword Centre (crossword.org.uk) mailing list.
 

It’s free to enter, and there’s a prize, donated by Collins, for the clue voted best each month.
 

There’s more help and information at the About CCCWC link on the left.

If you want to join The Crossword Centre’s Yahoo! Groups mailing list and take part in the competition, follow the Register and join link.

If you’re already on The Crossword Centre’s mailing list, you can register now for the competition. If you join the mailing list as a new member, please allow a day for the membership lists to be synchronised before registering on this site.
 

Looking for Clue-Writing inspiration? CCCWC is the sister site of & lit. – The Azed Slip Archive, where you can find thousands of the best cryptic crossword clues from more than 40 years of the Observer Azed Clue-Writing Competition. Follow the link on the left.
 

RESULTS

Any 8-letter "PEN" word
Penalty Shoot-out

See the full results

Joint 3rd place Kevin Brown

Sunderland lass has the stuff to make you forget your cares

Entry is now closed for SHOESTRING.
Voting will open shortly.