The Listener Crossword

Welcome to the web site for the Listener Crossword, the world’s oldest “thematic” crossword puzzle.

The puzzle can be found each Saturday in The (London) Times; it is also available online by subscription as part of The Times Crossword Club.

The links below are the most commonly used and provide access to all the site, including historical and reference information.

Quick Links
Home Page Puzzles
Detailed Solutions Statistics
Setters Source materials


Listener statistics for 2013, plus the solver’s personal record, are available to senders of a stamped addressed envelope (overseas stamp exempt) to J. E. Green at the usual address for Listener entries. Envelopes measuring approximately 230×160mm may carry a normal stamp; larger envelopes will require a “Large” stamp or two normal ones.

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