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American Crossword Puzzle Tournament

NEXT YEAR'S TOURNAMENT...
The 44th Annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament will be held in person (fingers crossed) on April 1-3, 2022 at the Stamford Marriott.

A virtual version, without prizes, is planned to run at the same time.

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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 $3,000 grand prize. Evening games, puzzles, and entertainments allow solvers to meet each other in a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere.
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