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 delay update

21 May 2019: Almost all of the books offered as prizes are now in stock. Winners may still request an alternative prize by contacting us at the usual postal submission address or via The options on offer are:

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