An easy word with multiple possibilities , but we got just 20 entries from 14 setters. Voting was very subdued despite multiple reminds and we got 19 votes .

Three homophones and one sextuple DD were the novel entries in the “Others” category

We received just 19 votes for this game ( better than the last one )

Here is the summary of the votes received

Setter Clue Votes
Brian Dungate It’s not at all sinister, OK? (5) 4
Ramki Krishnan Honest, intelligent leader killed (5) 14
Viresh Ratnakar Immediately returning with girly clothes (5) 10
Viresh Ratnakar Just a formality, reportedly (5) 11
Faten Ismail True power(5) 6
Faten Ismail King at war lost force and legal authority(5) 5
Antonio Sarmiento Ignore the odds trying, that is proper (5) 3
Santha Ramachandran First of all rigid infrastructure guidelines happen to be in order(5) 4
Ramki Krishnan Conservative author reportedly(5) 3

The bronze and silver go to Viresh for his reverse telescopic and homophone clues and gold goes to Ramki’s charade. Viresh , Ramki and Faten had 2 clues which made it to the final cut ( Ramki’s from the others list )… kudos to them on this feat.

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

Thanks to Sridhar for his enthusiastic participation and thanks to all those who participated and voted in this game.

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

Update by Aashwina 13th September 2017. Voting is now closed. Results will be posted soon.

Update by Aashwina 6:38 PM 8th September 2017. We have the shortlist from Sridhar and are ready to vote!

Update by Aashwina – 8th September 2017.

The clueing portion of the game is now closed.

Congratulations to Sridhar Vedantham for winning 1ACCWC 141 !

His choice of the word to be clued today is RIGHT (5)

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 6th of September , 2017
4. Voting will be open till the 9th of September , 2017.
5. Results will be announced on Sunday ,the 10th of September 2017.

1ACCWC- 1Across Clue writing contest No 142

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