8th Annual Crossword Competition Results

Thank you all for being a part of the Eighth Annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition and "Honor" Event. We hope you had fun while supporting the literacy needs of our friends and neighbors.

The players below are listed by their finishing times. All of them not only had Perfect Puzzles but also finished their puzzles in the allotted 45 minutes. All the Winner and Perfect Puzzle Certificates will be emailed as PDFs. We will contact all the winners to arrange for delivery of their Merl Reagle's Crosswords Book and their unique and highly coveted TLP Finger Lakes Crossword Champ Bracelets.

We’ve also included the answers to the other games, including KenKen and the Literary Quotes, Trivia, and Tune games. The number of jelly beans was 1,219 and the winner guessed 961!

Individual Players

Easier Puzzle
Jordan Campo - 4:25 Winner!
Melissa Stupka - 10:42
Lydia Parke - 11:47
Peg Engasser - 12:28
Jillian Schuessler - 13:48
Sameer Gauria - 45:00

Trickier Puzzle
Leigh Keeley - 21:40 Winner!
Mariana Wolfner - 22:56
Dolina Millar - 23:30
Ken Campbell - 25:46
Katie Hannon - 25:50

Toughest Puzzle
Jacob Lehman - 6:06 Winner!
Alejandro Marx - 12:41
Rachel Fabi - 13:25
Timothy Lutts - 14:39
Cole Gruberth - 17:32
Toby Baldwin - 20:15

Teams

Easier Puzzle
Team Backii - 6:57 Winner!
Three Across - 11:48
Cambrian Explosion - 12:08
Three Amigos - 12:29
R&R - 14:00
Team Oops - 14:54
Book Mongrels - 16:17

Trickier Puzzle
Plymouth "The Rock" Johnson - 21:50 Winner!
Roget's Envy - 24:06
Sadsacks - 27:11
Four Across - 34:39

Toughest Puzzle
Team Smaiblers - 6:47 Winner!
The Barking Lions - 12:48
A-Cross Us & You're Going Down - 12:52
The Sapsuckers - 15:05
Stella Nother Team - 15:54
Team Crossword - 16:15
Longhouse Longshots - 16:51
Yetta Nother Team - 17:00
Webb-Kidds - 20:00
Ego Orbs - 22:04
Mart-Feld - 22:52
Uphoff–Cox - 30:18
Think On! - 34:05

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JellyBeansAnswer.pdf269.45 KB
KenKenSolution.jpg1.73 MB
LiteraryQuotesWithAnswers.pdf120.19 KB
TriviaWithAnswers.pdf76.03 KB
TuneSolutions.pdf102.03 KB