Fifth Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition a Success!
Congratulations to all the puzzlers who came out to Tompkins Learning Partners’ 5th Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition on March 18! We enjoyed an amazing afternoon of wordplay, puzzle solving, and camaraderie.
Special Thanks to:
Adam Perl, Ithaca’s Puzzlemaster, for three excellent puzzles and a fascinating tutorial on the art of designing crossword puzzles
Rex Parker, crossword blogger extraordinaire, who shared words of wisdom on competitive solving and who even blogged about our event on Sunday
Gary Weissbrot, our event chair, whose passion for Tompkins Learning Partners makes this a can’t-miss event each year
(download as PDF files)
|Easier Solution||Trickier Solution||Toughest Solution|
Top finishers, within the allotted time, are followed by the rest of the finishing times. All times include 2 minutes added for each mistake.
Winners - Individual Competition
Winners - Team Competition
|I Know That's||44:55|
|Les Bon Mots||17:23|
|Annabel Thompson Fan Club||5:55|
|Chemung Canal Crossword Crew||13:44|
(All 1st Place winners were also Perfect Puzzlers)
Chemung Canal Crossword Crew
Les Bon Mots
If there are any mistakes or questions or if you are interested in your finishing time, please contact Gary Weissbrot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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