The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC Competition Results

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YearCompWord CluedClue TypeWinner
2017 Annual Competition 
2017NovemberFATHER-LASHERnormalDavid McKie
2017OctoberEQUIPOISEnormalSteve Randall
2017SeptemberMAIDENnormalPete Milne
2017AugustHALFPENNYnormalJohn Tozer
2017JulyFIDDLERnormalSteve Randall
2017JuneCOLLOP/SURTAXRight & LeftToby Robertson
2017MayMICKEYnormalToby Robertson
2017AprilCORVUSnormalMichael Brannigan
2017MarchTRUMPETERnormalAndy Smith
2017FebruaryFURPHYnormalToby Robertson
2017JanuaryCASHMEREnormalSatyen Nabar
 
2016 Annual ResultsDave Parfitt
2016Christmas SpecialTWELVEMONTH/a thematic word of your choiceRight & LeftToby Robertson
2016NovemberTURNOVERnormalColin Thomas
2016OctoberCHOCTAWnormalDave Parfitt
2016SeptemberGREASEPAINTnormalAnthony Nannini
2016AugustLAUGHTERnormalJohn Appleton
2016JulyBANJULELEnormalColin Thomas
2016JuneTECHNOJUNKIEnormalDave Parfitt
2016MayDISMAYEDnormalSteve Randall
2016AprilLEONARDO DICAPRIOnormalDave Parfitt
2016MARCHIMARIPRINTERS DEVILRYToby Robertson
2016FebruaryLIFEBOATnormalJohn Appleton
2016JanuaryPLAIN-JANEnormalDave Parfitt
 
2015 Annual ResultsLuciano Ward
2015Christmas Speciala "FIVE GOLD RINGS" wordnormalSteve Randall
2015NovemberLOCK STOCK AND BARRELnormalTom Borland
2015OctoberMONTGOLFIERnormalDavid McKie
2015SeptemberSOUNDERnormalAakash Sridhar
2015AugustCHESTERFIELDnormalLuciano Ward
2015JulyPOUNCEnormalPete Milne
2015JunePARLEYVOOnormalTeyrnon Powell
2015MayMARKET (SPONGE)WRONG NUMBERLuciano Ward
2015AprilCHOKEYnormalMargaret Irvine
2015MarchDREAMBOATnormalJohn Tozer
2015FebruaryRED-HOTnormalDon Manley
2015JanuaryGREEDY GUTSnormalLuciano Ward
 
2014 Annual ResultsDave Parfitt
2014Christmas SpecialMOUSETRAP / HERMITAGERight & LeftRichard Harvey
2014NovemberBRIDEWELLnormalKenneth Horne
2014OctoberCLOSEnormalDerek Greenwood
2014SeptemberTASERPrinters DevilryRichard Harvey
2014AugustEATANSWILLnormalmark webberley
2014JulySHOESTRINGnormalJohn Tozer
2014World Cup SpecialAny 8-letter "PEN" wordPenalty Shoot-outAnthony Bradley
2014MayBINGLEnormalRichard Saunders
2014AprilMESMERISELetters LatentLuciano Ward
2014MarchEXCALIBURnormalEddie Looby
2014FebruaryREALITY TVnormalTom Borland
2014JanuaryHOLMESIANnormalJohn Appleton
 
2013 Annual ResultsMike Baker
2013CHRISTMAS SPECIALCROSSWORD / CENTENARYRhyming CoupletMike Baker
2013NovemberPROLIXnormalPete Milne
2013OctoberDOLMADESnormalMike Baker
2013SeptemberLION-HEARTnormalTom Borland
2013AugustCRUMBSnormalMike Baker
2013JulyPEARPrinter's DevilryMargaret Irvine
2013JuneFLESH POTnormalTim Anderson
2013MayMORGUEnormalMargaret Irvine
2013AprilNEBULARnormalDave Parfitt
2013MarchEASTERMisprintMike Baker
2013FebruarySPIDERMANnormalMargaret Irvine
2013JanuaryPIPSQUEAKnormalJohn Hood
 
2012 Annual ResultsMike Baker
2012Christmas SpecialXMAS STOCKING FILLER2 Defs. + wordplayDave Parfitt
2012NovemberDICKEYnormalKevin Brown
2012OctoberPOSTICHEnormalPete Milne
2012SeptemberGUESTIMATEnormalMike Davies
2012Olympic/Paralympic ChallengeDIALOGUE, MONSTER, SCHOOLDLMJohn Nicholson
2012JulyJUSQU'AUBOUTISTEnormalRichard Saunders
2012JuneORATESPrinter's DevilryMike Baker
2012MayROSBIFnormalDavid Harry
2012AprilLIVELONGnormalMike Baker
2012MarchA "GMT" wordLetters LatentMike Baker
2012FebruaryBISSEXTILEnormalR.E.Boot
2012JanuaryPERCHnormalDave Parfitt
 
2011 Annual ResultsMike Baker
2011Christmas SpecialPARTRIDGE in a PEAR TREE2 defs & letter mixtureRoslyn Rougvie
2011NovemberDEGRINGOLADEnormalJames Glassonbury
2011OctoberMOCKTAILNew Chambers WordJohn Appleton
2011SeptemberCLANDESTINEnormalMike Baker
2011AugustSHAPE/TIGERRight & LeftALLAN SCOTT
2011JulyTRUNCHEONnormalLuciano Ward
2011JuneFAULTnormalRob Jones
2011MayIRONSIDEnormalMike Lunan
2011AprilAnagram of 38 lettersAnagramTim Moorey
2011MarchSPRINGTIMEnormalRod Harling
2011FebruarySHERLOCKnormalTim Moorey
2011JanuaryDUVET DAYnormalMike Baker
 
2010 Annual ResultsJohn Tozer
2010Christmas SpecialNATIVITYLetters LatentMike Baker
2010NovemberPASTEBOARDnormalJames Glassonbury
2010OctoberCAPTUREnormalPaul Coulter
2010SeptemberSTEARPrinter's DevilryJohn Tozer
2010AugustSPELUNKERnormalTom Borland
2010JulyPUGnormalLes Taylor
2010JuneAny "Double" Word (6 or more letters)A Game of Two HalvesJames Glassonbury
2010MayVOLCANIC ASHESnormalA.R.DEVANATHAN
2010AprilGRAVEnormalMargaret Irvine
2010MarchMONEY (CLASS)Wrong NumberAndrew Varney
2010FebruaryBABUSHKAnormalKen Dunn
2010JanuaryPALAVERnormalTom Borland
 
2009 Annual ResultsJohn Tozer
2009Xmas SpecialCRIMBOMisprintsJohn Hood
2009NovemberAny FireworknormalIan Harper
2009OctoberDUCKSHOVEnormalJohn Tozer
2009SeptemberBONESnormalPatrick Martin
2009AugustCABOOSEnormalDavid Harry
2009JulyMENOPrinter's DevilryAva Hong
2009JuneOSCARnormalDon Manley
2009MayPOWERHOUSEnormalPeter Cargill
2009AprilMOONSHINELetters LatentDon Manley
2009MarchFIRST AIDnormalDavid Harry
2009FebruaryMCJOBnormalRichard Saunders
2009JanuaryTOKAYnormalJohn Tozer
 
2008 Annual ResultsJohn Tozer
2008Christmas SpecialCRACKER/VINTAGERight and LeftIan Harper
2008NovemberWILD MAREnormalJohn Tozer
2008OctoberDOOLALLYMisprintsBrian Douglas
2008SeptemberSWATSnormalBrian Douglas
2008AugustRELAUNCHnormalRichard Saunders
2008MayPHATPrinterís DevilryTom Borland
2008AprilPHATnormalChris Jeremy
2008MarchDINNER-TIMEnormalJohn Tozer
2008FebruaryTETRAnormalLuciano Ward
2008JanuaryMIRACLEnormalJohn Tozer

Previous years’ competition results at the Crossword Centre:
 
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