Voting is now closed. Here are the results.

29 entries were received in all for the competition . Anagrams and pangrams proved to be the most popular choice for our setters. However we had some lovely container and telescopic clues and the results reflect the same.

The complete list of clues received for this contest can be viewed here

26 people voted for our shortlist and here are the results.

Setter Clue Votes
Vinod Raman Drink is put back inside case 14
SSV Avtaar Job option is exercised 13
SSV Avtaar Fix inside of kimono – its opening back to front 13
Ramki Krishnan After retirement, work is not about “keeping one’s job” 11
Sowmya Ramkumar Place in casino – it is opposite to the counter 10
Ashley Smith Agent is fleeing from possibly inside job 8
Ashley Smith Point of view is raised in cordial surroundings 4
Viresh Ratnakar Settle post retirement in casino — it is opulent! 3
Ganesh Nayak It is retrograde in case of Pluto, working to advantage 2
Santha Ramachandran Stand of non-ruling party is to avoid work 0

The results indicate a sweep of sorts by the veterans ! SSV has two in top 3 but Vinod narrowly managed to beat him to take pole POSITION. This clue is now in our 1ACCWC Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to all those who made the shortlist and Vinod Raman for winning the game with the beautiful container clue.

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

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Congratulations to Heidi Schroder for winning 1ACCWC 134 !

Her choice of the word to be clued today is POSITION (8)

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 24th of May , 2017.
4. Voting will be open till the 27th of May, 2017.
5. Results will be announced on Sunday ,the 28th of May , 2017.

1ACCWC -1ACross Clue Writing Contest no 135

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