Hoffman Hall (basement)
University of Southern California

This page shares the scores of our most recent full tournament, in 2018.

2018 FINAL
RANKNAMEDIVISION
1Eric MaddyExpert
2Jeff DavidsonExpert
3Brian FoderaExpert

101 people showed up to compete on tourney day, plus an additional 5 casuals. About 400 papers were submitted. They were assessed by 2 human scorers and then reviewed by a scanning system. All discrepancies went through a final human review.

At the extreme bottom of this page is a form that allows you to examine every puzzle that you submitted. Cells with white backgrounds were scored as incorrect. (Email info@crosswordsla.com if you need an ID number reminder.)

EXPERT DIVISION - Ordered by Score

Rank Tie Name Total 1 2 3 4 5
1 JEFF DAVIDSON 7125 1230 1310 1450 1305 1830
2 BRIAN FODERA 7000 1205 1285 1450 1280 1780
3 ERIC MADDY 6975 1205 1310 1400 1305 1755
4 JOHN BECK 6950 1205 1285 1375 1305 1780
5 DOUG PETERSON 6925 1180 1260 1450 1280 1755
6 JONATHAN BERMAN 6875 1205 1260 1375 1280 1755
7 ERIC LEVASSEUR 6825 1205 1285 1325 1280 1730
8 PATRICK FRIEL 6700 1180 1260 1250 1280 1730
9 JENNA LAFLEUR 6410 1180 1065 1375 1255 1535
10 TONY DELGADO-WILLIS 6155 1155 1040 1225 1230 1505
11 JEREMY CONNER 6075 1155 1040 1325 1180 1375
12 SUSIE GROVES 5090 1155 815 925 1105 1090
13 LEE-KAI WANG 4690 1105 915 650 1080 940

REGULAR DIVISION - Ordered by Score

Rank Tie Name Total 1 2 3 4 5
1 MARK MAY 6300 1155 1135 1200 1180 1630
2 ROBERT WEMISCHNER 6245 1155 1185 1070 1205 1630
3 JOSEPH OLEJNICZAK 5980 1155 1160 1225 1155 1285
4 ROY BROWN 5855 1155 1085 1275 1155 1185
5 STEVE MORRIS 5850 1130 1135 950 1080 1555
6 ARI HALPERN 5825 1130 1110 1025 1130 1430
7 JOHN KYLE GRADY 5805 1130 1135 955 1005 1580
8 JEFF COHEN 5650 1155 1060 1075 980 1380
9 DANIEL FERLEGER 5565 1155 1135 905 940 1430
10 T BRENDAN PIMPER 5550 1105 1060 900 1030 1455
11 T ASHISH PRADHAN 5550 1105 1060 700 1130 1555
12 MOLLY KUBIAK 5520 1130 905 1075 1130 1280
13 TONY BEASLEY 5370 1130 900 925 860 1555
14 MATTHEW AIELLO 5225 1105 1110 650 980 1380
15 WYNA LIU 5195 1155 835 1030 1155 1020
16 T DAVE SHUKAN 5190 1105 1160 590 930 1405
17 T DANA FENSON 5190 1180 945 775 1130 1160
18 JOEL ELKINS 5165 1155 750 650 1130 1480
19 THOMAS WRIGHT 5160 1180 945 1025 1130 880
20 GINA DAMICO 5150 1130 1085 975 1080 880
21 ANDREW WEISS 4775 935 855 500 1155 1330
22 JOANNE SULLIVAN 4730 1105 1060 570 760 1235
23 GIL KNIPE 4695 1155 885 600 1155 900
24 PETER PAMPUSCH 4675 1080 815 550 1130 1100
25 BRUCE BRESLAU 4585 1180 965 560 925 955
26 DOUG MACGLASHAN 4525 1155 890 650 640 1190
27 LELAND GREEN 4515 1105 870 570 1080 890
28 DEBORAH DAVIDSON 4410 1155 770 640 975 870
29 T MICHAEL LOBIONDO 4270 1105 985 530 730 920
30 T BYRNES VOGEL 4270 1105 1135 600 610 820
31 LORI HUTCHERSON 4155 1130 935 700 590 800
32 BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN 4115 1105 680 520 1030 780
33 WILL GLASS-HUSAIN 4035 1080 740 450 955 810
34 JONATHAN HOLMES 3965 1030 815 570 720 830
35 ANDREW GOLDSTEIN 3835 1080 720 510 785 740
36 JOHN FOLEY 3665 1080 1085 540 500 460
37 MARIAN BRANCH 3260 980 680 360 610 630
38 DANIEL BADIAK 3090 1080 1035 975    
39 PAUL CLAY 3050 1030 690 350 450 530
40 PAUL MARGOLIS 2640 1030 710 500    
41 PAUL ALTMAN 2310     640 760 910

ROOKIE DIVISION - Ordered by Score

Rank Tie Name Total 1 2 3 4 5
1 DAVID HOLOP 6450 1130 1185 1325 1230 1580
2 ZAID AFTISSE 5365 1105 940 1075 1130 1115
3 STEVE AVDUL 5355 910 960 975 1055 1455
4 AMY BIPPUS 5185 1130 1010 925 890 1230
5 ROBERT DIMITRI 4985 910 1085 900 1030 1060
6 TIM PARROTT 4965 1080 890 660 1055 1280
7 CODY LAWRENCE 4230 1105 765 650 850 860
8 CHRISTINE FERIOLI 4100 1105 710 540 835 910
9 JOHN STANDIFORD 3885 1155 680 610 650 790
10 LAURA JEAN BONIN 3060 840 680 480 420 640
11 MARC SALAZAR 2820 980 680 280 430 450

DOUBLES DIVISION - Ordered by Score

Rank Tie Name Total 1 2 3 4 5
1 GLORIA CANGAHUALA 6405 1205 1260 1350 1180 1410
2 BRUCE RYAN 6280 1130 1235 1350 1180 1385
3 DAN WHITE 6225 1155 1185 1075 1180 1630
4 SHEPARD BOUCHER 6150 1155 1185 1275 1130 1405
5 ROBIN WALDSTEIN 6100 1155 1160 1125 1130 1530
6 LOU BORENSTEIN 5900 1155 1160 1025 1105 1455
7 ALAN LIN 5840 1155 1040 1250 1205 1190
8 VIC BONEKRUSHER CHAO 5545 1180 945 900 1180 1340
9 ERIKA CARLUCCI 5510 1130 720 1050 1155 1455
10 CAROL BRATT 5330 1105 940 1175 885 1225
11 CHRISTOPHER STUART 5245 1130 915 975 935 1290
12 ERIC SEALE 5190 1180 860 830 1035 1285
13 EMILY YANG 4730 1155 1110 1000 785 680
14 DEAN MENGAZIOL 4265 1080 985 900 690 610
15 CHRISTINA BUNKERS 3900 1105 985 410 600 800
16 SANDY NANG 3795 1130 765 540 740 620
17 JILL NIEMAN 3090 860 560 250 730 690
18 MARY MERRITT 2985 750 765 520 440 510

ALL DIVISIONS - Ordered by Score

Rank Tie Name Total 1 2 3 4 5
1 JEFF DAVIDSON 7125 1230 1310 1450 1305 1830
2 BRIAN FODERA 7000 1205 1285 1450 1280 1780
3 ERIC MADDY 6975 1205 1310 1400 1305 1755
4 JOHN BECK 6950 1205 1285 1375 1305 1780
5 DOUG PETERSON 6925 1180 1260 1450 1280 1755
6 JONATHAN BERMAN 6875 1205 1260 1375 1280 1755
7 ERIC LEVASSEUR 6825 1205 1285 1325 1280 1730
8 PATRICK FRIEL 6700 1180 1260 1250 1280 1730
9 DAVID HOLOP 6450 1130 1185 1325 1230 1580
10 JENNA LAFLEUR 6410 1180 1065 1375 1255 1535
11 GLORIA CANGAHUALA 6405 1205 1260 1350 1180 1410
12 MARK MAY 6300 1155 1135 1200 1180 1630
13 BRUCE RYAN 6280 1130 1235 1350 1180 1385
14 ROBERT WEMISCHNER 6245 1155 1185 1070 1205 1630
15 DAN WHITE 6225 1155 1185 1075 1180 1630
16 TONY DELGADO-WILLIS 6155 1155 1040 1225 1230 1505
17 SHEPARD BOUCHER 6150 1155 1185 1275 1130 1405
18 ROBIN WALDSTEIN 6100 1155 1160 1125 1130 1530
19 JEREMY CONNER 6075 1155 1040 1325 1180 1375
20 JOSEPH OLEJNICZAK 5980 1155 1160 1225 1155 1285
21 LOU BORENSTEIN 5900 1155 1160 1025 1105 1455
22 ROY BROWN 5855 1155 1085 1275 1155 1185
23 STEVE MORRIS 5850 1130 1135 950 1080 1555
24 ALAN LIN 5840 1155 1040 1250 1205 1190
25 ARI HALPERN 5825 1130 1110 1025 1130 1430
26 JOHN KYLE GRADY 5805 1130 1135 955 1005 1580
27 JEFF COHEN 5650 1155 1060 1075 980 1380
28 DANIEL FERLEGER 5565 1155 1135 905 940 1430
29 T ASHISH PRADHAN 5550 1105 1060 700 1130 1555
30 T BRENDAN PIMPER 5550 1105 1060 900 1030 1455
31 VIC BONEKRUSHER CHAO 5545 1180 945 900 1180 1340
32 MOLLY KUBIAK 5520 1130 905 1075 1130 1280
33 ERIKA CARLUCCI 5510 1130 720 1050 1155 1455
34 TONY BEASLEY 5370 1130 900 925 860 1555
35 ZAID AFTISSE 5365 1105 940 1075 1130 1115
36 STEVE AVDUL 5355 910 960 975 1055 1455
37 CAROL BRATT 5330 1105 940 1175 885 1225
38 CHRISTOPHER STUART 5245 1130 915 975 935 1290
39 MATTHEW AIELLO 5225 1105 1110 650 980 1380
40 WYNA LIU 5195 1155 835 1030 1155 1020
41 T ERIC SEALE 5190 1180 860 830 1035 1285
42 T DAVE SHUKAN 5190 1105 1160 590 930 1405
43 T DANA FENSON 5190 1180 945 775 1130 1160
44 AMY BIPPUS 5185 1130 1010 925 890 1230
45 JOEL ELKINS 5165 1155 750 650 1130 1480
46 THOMAS WRIGHT 5160 1180 945 1025 1130 880
47 GINA DAMICO 5150 1130 1085 975 1080 880
48 SUSIE GROVES 5090 1155 815 925 1105 1090
49 ROBERT DIMITRI 4985 910 1085 900 1030 1060
50 TIM PARROTT 4965 1080 890 660 1055 1280
51 ANDREW WEISS 4775 935 855 500 1155 1330
52 T JOANNE SULLIVAN 4730 1105 1060 570 760 1235
53 T EMILY YANG 4730 1155 1110 1000 785 680
54 GIL KNIPE 4695 1155 885 600 1155 900
55 LEE-KAI WANG 4690 1105 915 650 1080 940
56 PETER PAMPUSCH 4675 1080 815 550 1130 1100
57 BRUCE BRESLAU 4585 1180 965 560 925 955
58 DOUG MACGLASHAN 4525 1155 890 650 640 1190
59 LELAND GREEN 4515 1105 870 570 1080 890
60 DEBORAH DAVIDSON 4410 1155 770 640 975 870
61 T BYRNES VOGEL 4270 1105 1135 600 610 820
62 T MICHAEL LOBIONDO 4270 1105 985 530 730 920
63 DEAN MENGAZIOL 4265 1080 985 900 690 610
64 CODY LAWRENCE 4230 1105 765 650 850 860
65 LORI HUTCHERSON 4155 1130 935 700 590 800
66 BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN 4115 1105 680 520 1030 780
67 CHRISTINE FERIOLI 4100 1105 710 540 835 910
68 WILL GLASS-HUSAIN 4035 1080 740 450 955 810
69 JONATHAN HOLMES 3965 1030 815 570 720 830
70 CHRISTINA BUNKERS 3900 1105 985 410 600 800
71 JOHN STANDIFORD 3885 1155 680 610 650 790
72 ANDREW GOLDSTEIN 3835 1080 720 510 785 740
73 SANDY NANG 3795 1130 765 540 740 620
74 JOHN FOLEY 3665 1080 1085 540 500 460
75 MARIAN BRANCH 3260 980 680 360 610 630
76 T JILL NIEMAN 3090 860 560 250 730 690
77 T DANIEL BADIAK 3090 1080 1035 975    
78 LAURA JEAN BONIN 3060 840 680 480 420 640
79 PAUL CLAY 3050 1030 690 350 450 530
80 MARY MERRITT 2985 750 765 520 440 510
81 MARC SALAZAR 2820 980 680 280 430 450
82 PAUL ALTMAN 2310     640 760 910
83 PAUL MARGOLIS 2240 1030 710 500    

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Mean = 7.89
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Mean = 10.44

 

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