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The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Tournament
 
 
Tom's been a crossword puzzle enthusiast for much of his adult life,
but in recent years, he's taken it up a notch by competing in the world's
greatest annual crossword puzzle tournament, hosted by The New York Times.
 
 
His first attempt was in 2007, where he placed 538th out of 698.
He competed again in 2008, where he placed 430th out of 699.
In 2009, he placed 515th out of 674.
In 2010, he placed 499th out of 643.
In 2011, he placed 435th out of 655.
In 2012, he placed 398th out of 594.
In 2013, he placed 432nd out of 574.
In 2014, he placed 440th out of 581.
In 2015, he placed 369th out of 568.
In 2016, he placed 437th out of 577.
In 2017, he placed 458th out of 618.
In 2018, he placed 488th out of 674.
 
 
Founded in 1978 and directed by New York Times Crossword Puzzle
Editor Will Shortz, this is the nation's oldest and largest crossword
competition. Solvers tackle eight original crosswords created and edited
specially for this event. Scoring is based on accuracy and speed.
Prizes are awarded in more than 20 categories, including a $5,000 grand prize.
 
 
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