A tough game with relatively less participation in setting and voting compared to the last one . We received 27 entries from 24 setters in all.

Chanagrams were the most popular choice of our setters with charades a distant second.

We received just 21 votes for this game which was a tad disappointing.

Here is the summary of the votes received

Setter Clue Votes
Amrita Majumdar Happy to use hair oil on you and me (9) 5
SSV Avtaar Funny man’s holding our tail, not head in a strange way (9) 2
Kolluru Koteswara Rao Funny hailstorm at port of America (10)) 6
Ramki Krishnan While stripping, divers taking off top – it’s funny (9) 9
Ganesh Nayak Greeting sailor at sea with “I hear you sucked!”? That’s LOL-worthy! (9) 5
Sridhar Vedantham It’s funny when detailed building has one broken rail (9) 4
Lakshmi Vaidyanathan Enquiring copper left after greeting the Spanish ! It’s funny 0
Supriya Mithal Greeting the French royal with ” I love America”? ,that’s funny(9) 14
Aakash Sridhar Heart breaking liar sticks to promises? Very funny! (9) 12
Heidi Schroder Rich kid having no boundaries, odd, lacking leadership (9) 5

Special mention to the “Hair oil massage and trimming must get ticklish” clue from the Others list – it got 2 votes ! 4 more clues from the Others list got a vote each!

The bronze goes to Ramki’s stripping divers silver to Aakash for not trusting a heart breaking liar and the gold goes to Supriya welcoming the French Royal.

Congratulations to Supriya , Aakash and Ramki and all the others who made the shortlist. This clue is now in our 1AC Hall of Fame.

Thanks to all those who participated and voted in this game.

The updated list of clues for this contest is available here

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Update by Aashwina on the 14th of August 2017 – 2:30 PM. The contest is now closed. Results will be up shortly.

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Update by Aashwina on the 11th of August 2017 – 10:49 PM

We have the shortlist from Faten. Please use the form below to vote for your favourite clues.
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Update by Aashwina on the 11th of August 2017.

Thank you all for participating in this contest

Voting will start when we have a shortlist from Faten .
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Congratulations to Faten Ismail for winning 1ACCWC 139 !

Her choice of the word to be clued today is HILARIOUS (9)

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 9th of August,2017
4. Voting will be open till the 12th of August , 2017.
5. Results will be announced on Sunday ,the 13th of August 2017.

1ACCWC- 1Across Clue writing contest No 140

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