The Listener Crossword


Welcome to the website for the Listener Crossword, the world’s oldest “thematic” crossword puzzle. The puzzle is published each Saturday in The Times (UK) newspaper. It is also available online by subscription to The Times website, along with all of The Times’ crosswords.

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

Prize information

Listener crossword winners may request one of the alternative prizes by contacting us either at or at the usual postal address for entries. The options currently on offer are:

Last updated 31 March 2021: Great Speeches now out of stock.

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