The Charity Christmas Puzzle, set by Gordon Gray to raise money for charity, since 1991.
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Christmas Puzzle 2019


This year marks the 29th anniversary of my Christmas Puzzle. 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, just when things start to get a bit tough, you should get more information to help you. So far, the Puzzle has raised £91,400 for various good causes, including £7,200 last year.

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 four prizes, each of £10. In addition, I will award three prizes each of £50 to the three highest scorers; if there are more than three 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 - Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust, Changing Faces, Ieuan the lion and NOAH Enterprise. 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 2018

Navigation around the Christmas Puzzle website

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

Using the links along the top of the page, you can


-- All entries for this year's puzzle should have been returned by Sunday 26 January 2020 --