Online Competitions

The ASAS Word Contest

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Online Competitions

Online Competitions: 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 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 and will be available as one of our several online competitions

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 the earliest entry 6-15 days after the earliest entry 16-30 days after the earliest entry Over 1 month
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point


Latest Crossword news




How they stand (collated results up to No 2.9):

1 Orujul Hassan 284
2 Madhavi Nayan Lal 277
3 Hassan Binsillim 249
4 Halima Ally Tahir 241
5 Sabrina Ahmed 138
6 Farheen Fatema Hassan 75
7 Shahid Hajee 64
8 Clyde Demello 59
9 Muhammad Nasser 48
10 Nirali Solanki 45
11 Rukia Ally Abdallah 40
12 Najmul Hassan 40
13 Tasneem Johar 38
14 Mufaddal Madan 38
15 Aaron Demello 37

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

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

Season 1

Crossword No 4 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 5 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 6 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 7 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 8 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 9 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 10 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 11 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 12 (Entries closed)


Season 2

Crossword No 2.1 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.2 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.3 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.4(Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.5 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.6 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.7 (Entries closed) | Crossword No 2.8 (Entries closed), Crossword No 2.9 (Entries closed)


Crossword No 2.10 (Entries open)

To participate in ASAS Akili ni Mali Quiz League, or the ASAS Creative Easel Art League and Exhibition, please WhatsApp +255 742 276750


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