The ASAS Word Contest | Crossword

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Welcome to the online version of ‘Are you well-worded’.  The original crossword first appeared in the hard copy edition of the Tabloid in Volume 3 and continued thereafter in volumes 3 and 4.  With the the migration of the contest to our online portal, the name ‘Are you well-worded’, is being replaced with ‘The ASAS Word Contest.’  The ASAS Word Contest will be published each month.

Participants who started off will continue their accumulation of points based on the following points scale:

Age Handicap Scale
12-20 years 20-30 years 31-40 years 41-50 years 51 and over
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 points
Submission Meter
Earliest entry 1-5 days after earliest entry 6-15 days after earliest entry 16-30 days after earliest entry Over 1 month
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 points

At the end of the last contest, the following is the leaderboard:

1 Khadija Talib Ebrahimjee 126
2 Rukia Ally Abdallah 123
3 Madhavi Nayan Lal 87
4 Orujul Hassan 63
5 Shehnaz Akhterhussein Hasham 39
6 Karan Popat 35
7 Halima Ally Tahir 35
8 Hamzaali Hasnain Moledina 35
9 Mujtaba Rattansi 35
10 Abbas Mohamed Amirali 34
11 Musadiqa Mushtakhussein Jamal 31
12 Smiraj Jitendra Maisuria 30
13 Muharami Othman Mwinyimvua 29
14 Ennara Bhanji 28
15 Dorah Teddy Msuya 27
16 AbdiDeol Ruhettah 17

Participants will be required to attempt it and then submit it for evaluation.

The Points Scale

Contests and archive

Click on the links below to attempt the crosswords.  Archived links are those whose due dates have passed but they can still be filled for fun.

To submit your completed entry, take a screenshot of the completed puzzle and WhatsApp it to +255 743 276750.  Winners are determined using the Age Handicap Scale and Submission meter above

Crossword No 4 (Entries closed)
Crossword No 5 (Entries closed)

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Crossword No 6 (Entries open)