The 45th Annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament
March 31 - April 2, 2023
The Marriott in Stamford, CT
Anyone can register and participate!
REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2023 TOURNAMENT!
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INFORMATION FOR ROOKIES...
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Directed by New York Times Crossword Puzzle Editor Will Shortz, this is the nation's oldest and largest crossword competition. Solvers tackle eight original crosswords created and edited specially for this event. Scoring is based on accuracy and speed. Prizes are awarded in more than 20 categories, including a $7,000 grand prize. Evening games, guest speakers, and a wine and cheese reception allow solvers to meet each other in a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere.
Tournament founded 1978 • Website launched 1996. Tournament Logo
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