Listener Crossword: Articles

The Listener

Title Author Date
999 (Leading Article) 19 May 1949 X
Getting across and putting down (Ad lib) D.A.N. Jones 11 Nov 1976
The cruciverbal art James Evans 23 Dec 1976
Ad lib D.A.N. Jones 20 Apr 1978
Anagrams lure, OK? (Listener 50th anniversary) Sir David Hunt 18 Jan 1979
All clued up (with No 2,500) Jonathan Crowther 24 May 1979
Ad lib (following Dinner for No 2,500) D.A.N. Jones 07 Jun 1979
Ad lib (following solution to No 2,500) D.A.N. Jones 05 Jul 1979
Langham Diary (following Annual Dinner) Anthony Howard 15 Nov 1979
ENDPIECE D.A.N. Jones 05 Aug 1982
ENDPIECE D.A.N. Jones 12 Aug 1982
Evans the Checker D.A.N. Jones 29 Mar 1984
Langham Diary Russell Twisk 25 Jun 1987
How to solve THE LISTENER crossword: 1 John Grimshaw 23 Jul 1987
How to solve THE LISTENER crossword: 2 John Grimshaw 30 Jul 1987
How to solve THE LISTENER crossword: 3 John Grimshaw 06 Aug 1987
How to solve THE LISTENER crossword: 4 John Grimshaw 13 Aug 1987
From Listen … (at time of No 3,000) 23 Mar 1989
IN SO MANY WORDS (at time of No 3,000) John Grimshaw 20 Apr 1989
Other short articles and all letters: see “History”

The Times

Title Author Date
A puzzling way to spend an evening PHS (Times Diary Column) 08 Nov 1976
Diary Alan Coren 12 Oct 1988
A puzzling home for a pondokkie John Grimshaw 23 Mar 1991
Letter: Cross words Henry Galazka 07 May 1991
Listen, mental gymnastics has never been easy George Hill 20 Jul 1991
Letter: Crossword addicts Jack Gill 20 Jul 1992
Letter: Crossword tonic J. L. Thorne 22 Feb 1993
Leading Article: In crossword Country 21 Oct 1995
CROSS WORDS series Michael Rich 25 Oct 1997
CROSS WORDS series Ross Beresford 31 Jan 1998
CROSS WORDS series Ross Beresford 25 Jul 1998
CROSS WORDS series Ross Beresford 19 Dec 1998
CROSS WORDS series Michael Rich 26 Jun 1999
Letter: The name game Dr J. M. Gerard 26 Jun 1999
Letter (Weekend): Listener Prizes Daniel Goldberg 19 May 2001
Letter (Weekend): Tackling the Listener Mark Goodliffe 26 May 2001
Letter (Weekend): Listeners Anne Patterson 02 Jun 2001
Obituary: Mike Rich 26 Mar 2002
Leading Article: Cross swords 05 Dec 2003
I hear it’s silent there — wrongly! (3,8)
(75th anniversary)
Giles Whittell 02 Apr 2005
INTER ALIA Tim Teeman 09 Apr 2005
Listener: compulsive variations on a theme
(online article)
Derek Arthur April 2005
The Listener Crossword: A User’s Guide Derek Arthur & John Grimshaw 28 Oct 2006 (ongoing)

Other publications

Title Author Date
Not the Nine O’Clock News Magazine: Competitions 1980
The Independent: Analysis: Challenges issued in anger (10) William Hartston 14 Mar 2005

Thanks are due to Roger Phillips, who provided many of the references.

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