September 2017 Competition - Fastest Solver Challenge

We hold a series of competitions each month for those players who wish to play competitively. Each monthly competition will end at 12.01am on the 1st of every month, with trophies being awarded to the top 20 ranked players in each individual competition. Not yet on the list? Keep trying! It takes both skill and determination to make it to the Clueless Crosswords Hall of Fame!

Here are the latest results for this month's Fastest Solver Challenge.


Select which of September 2017's current competition rankings you'd like to view:

In the fastest-solver challenge, players compete to achieve the lowest average solving time for all puzzles solved during the competition month. Only players who are ranked in the top 50 of that month's high-score challenge, and who have a solving percentage of 75% or better, are eligible for this contest.

# Player Last Game Solved Rate Av. Time Av. Pts Total
1.DrongoSeptember 7, 2017, 8:26 am5/5100%65.4 sec.278 pts.1390
2.
nickoo
September 6, 2017, 3:17 pm16/16100%79.9 sec.273.1 pts.4369
3.domjatSeptember 21, 2017, 3:34 pm1/1100%113 sec.262 pts.262
4.JoannieSeptember 23, 2017, 6:19 am32/3494.12%124.3 sec.258.3 pts.8267
5.jargonautSeptember 17, 2017, 7:48 pm5/683.33%165 sec.244.6 pts.1223
6.DragosSeptember 23, 2017, 9:19 am157/157100%169 sec.243.3 pts.38205
7.sabreSeptember 13, 2017, 3:50 am3/475%184.3 sec.238.3 pts.715
8.llappSeptember 22, 2017, 2:29 am2/2100%227.5 sec.224 pts.448
9.
con
September 22, 2017, 4:38 pm58/58100%239.7 sec.219.8 pts.12747
10.dumberSeptember 21, 2017, 5:34 pm7/7100%259.4 sec.213.3 pts.1493
11.VelodaSeptember 12, 2017, 11:35 pm6/6100%386.7 sec.182.8 pts.1097
12.MARGARETSeptember 21, 2017, 8:07 am2/2100%440.5 sec.152.5 pts.305
13.ozemarketeerSeptember 9, 2017, 8:54 am1/1100%483 sec.139 pts.139
14.
WordSmith
September 22, 2017, 7:08 am5/683.33%733 sec.71.2 pts.356
15.weatherdiva3September 20, 2017, 11:57 pm1/1100%755 sec.48 pts.48

* Contest began 12:01am EST, 1 September 2017.

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