Update by Sowmya -09th April 2017 – We had a muted response for the contest and we received 35 entries from 22 setters, but managed to polled 93 votes from 31 members.

Thanks to all of you who participated and submitted entries. You can view the entries received in this contest here.

Here are the results of our poll..

Setter Clue Votes
Vinit Breaking rules? That is freedom ! 14
Sowmya Enter US, (i.e., legally), returning home for vacation 13
Heidi Schroeder Holiday adornment made with flowers, of course 13
Kaustav Datta It’s fun making up lies again, to cover the essence of truth 12
Mona Sogal Spread lies, rue with time to spare 7
Ashit Hegde Take Time off to allow a certain respite 6
SSv Avtaar Moving around Israel and UAE – not at all a time for enjoyment 6
Supriya Mithal Terrible lies you are told by employees initially to get time off 13
Ajeesh User lied about leaving Germany for vacation 9
LV On a holiday, Suri is roaming inside sanctuary 0

We had a three way tie for the second place between Sowmya (me), Heidi and Supriya, each polling 13 votes. However Vinit’s breaking rules took away the gold with just one more vote.

This clue is now in our 1ACCWC Hall of Fame. Congrats to Vinit  and the others on the podium.

Thanks to our host Ramki and all members who participated and voted with great enthusiasm.

(Voting is now closed)
Update by Sowmya – – 06th April 2017

And we have a shortlist ! Thanks Ramki for the quick turnaround. Here is the voting form. Please vote for your three most favourite clues.

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Update by Sowmya – 06th April 2017

Thanks to all of you who have participated and submitted entries. We had a muted response for the contest. We received 35 entries in all from 22 setters. 13 setters used their full quota of 2 clues while the remaining participated with one clue each.

Anagrams ruled this game and we had 21 partial or full anagrams. We had a higher than normal number of telescopic clues (5) and a smattering of other clue types.

The most popular word play idea seemed to be some version of LEI* plus SURE.

Click here to view the entries received in this contest.

Of these, the top 10 will be shortlisted by the Game host Ramki Krishnan and will be put up for voting shortly. Do watch this space and come back to vote to select your favorite clue.


Congratulations to Ramki Krishnan for winning 1ACCWC 131 !

His choice of the word to be clued today is LEISURE (7)

Here are the rules

1. Limit of 2 clues per setter .
2. Please anno for everybody’s benefit.
3. The contest closes at 10 PM on the 5th of April , 2017.
4. Voting will be open till 8th of April, 2017.
5. Results will be announced on Sunday ,the 9th of April , 2017.

Please use the form below for your entries.

(Contest is now closed)

1ACCWC -1ACross Clue Writing Contest no 132

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  • 08/04/2017 at 3:55 pm

    Nice clues all!

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