December 2018 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 December 2018'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
December 12, 2018, 3:55 am680/680100%47.8 sec.283.9 pts.193043
December 11, 2018, 3:55 pm10/1376.92%95.1 sec.267.9 pts.2679
3.JoannieDecember 10, 2018, 6:29 am22/22100%128.4 sec.256.9 pts.5652
4.llappDecember 12, 2018, 5:50 am22/2491.67%130 sec.256.4 pts.5641
December 10, 2018, 5:21 pm20/20100%140.5 sec.252.8 pts.5056
6.DragosDecember 12, 2018, 10:52 am61/61100%145.6 sec.251.2 pts.15321
7.ShanabelDecember 12, 2018, 11:24 am821/821100%149.4 sec.251.3 pts.206320
8.bigbillDecember 9, 2018, 9:13 pm146/146100%174 sec.241.7 pts.35287
9.ckelley324December 11, 2018, 6:25 pm3/3100%179.7 sec.239.7 pts.719
December 12, 2018, 1:44 pm208/208100%194.5 sec.234.8 pts.48839
December 12, 2018, 7:21 am58/58100%215.1 sec.229 pts.13284
12.AbcDecember 12, 2018, 11:14 am171/171100%222.1 sec.227 pts.38811
13.EllenCarolineDecember 11, 2018, 10:01 pm10/10100%249.6 sec.216.5 pts.2165
14.jargonautDecember 11, 2018, 9:19 pm3/3100%259.7 sec.213.3 pts.640
15.hgnDecember 11, 2018, 1:06 pm11/1291.67%555.5 sec.165.5 pts.1821
December 9, 2018, 7:01 pm2/2100%779.5 sec.86 pts.172

* Contest began 12:01am EST, 1 December 2018.

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