Listener Crossword: Reference


Puzzle Sources (current)

All Listener puzzles published since mid-2001 are available (with many other puzzles) from the Times Crossword Club, which is a subscription web-based service: “Premium” membership is required. A subscription page is available at The Times Crossword Club website.

The following books, currently in print, contain a selection of Listener puzzles.

Chambers Crossword Manual by Don Manley, Chambers, 2006. ISBN 0550-10220-5 (978-0550-10220-1)
Nos. 377, 2357, 2428, 2534, 2664, 2665, 3009, 3234, 3486, 3725, 3756
Ximenes on the Art of the Crossword (see below).
Nos. 866, 873
A–Z of Crosswords, Jonathan Crowther, Collins, 2006. ISBN 0-00-722923-2 (978-0-00-722923-9)
Nos. 2882, 3431, 3528, 3602, 3654, 3709, 3729

There are two monthly subscription series that publish Listener style puzzles:

The Crossword Club, Coombe Farm, Awbridge, Romsey SO51 0HN,UK; email:; the website is
The Magpie, Church Farm, Barcombe, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 5EE, UK; email:; the website is

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