The Charity Christmas Puzzle, set by Gordon Gray to raise money for charity, since 1991.
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Christmas Puzzle 2017

Brown and Blue

This year marks the 27th anniversary of my Christmas Puzzle in which you can read about the filmmaking prowess of a certain Mr Day. So far, the Puzzle has raised £77,000 for various good causes, including £7,300 last year. The Puzzle should appeal to people who enjoy solving quality newspaper crossword puzzles and, unlike many puzzles that come out around this time of year, this one is designed to help you finish - the Puzzle has an underlying theme so that, when things start to get a bit tough, you should get more information to help you progress.

You can Register to receive the next Puzzle by email by clicking here.

Prize money – Every entrant could be a winner!
Everyone who enters will be entered into a draw to win one of five prizes, each of £10. In addition, I will award four prizes each of £30 to the four highest scorers; if there are more than four potential winners I will arrange a draw.

I will forward all the money you donate, except for the prize-money, to charity. This year there is a good blend of charities supporting needy people locally, nationally and internationally. The money will be distributed equally between St Mary’s, Eaton Bray, where I am the Reader, and four other charities – Designability, Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Silverlinings, and Yarl's Wood Befrienders. All the charities have been nominated by fellow Puzzlers from the UK. I do hope you will be generous in your donations, supporting the work of these charities.

-- Gordon Gray, October 2017

Navigation around the Christmas Puzzle website

Clicking the Christmas Puzzle logo will always bring you back to this home page.

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-- All entries for this year's puzzle should have been returned by Sunday 28 January 2018 --