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Special prize crossword for Alumni Festival

The solution to the the crossword in CAM 72, Emerging writer by Schadenfreude, is now available online. Crossword enthusiasts can also join in with Alumni Festival next week with a special prize puzzle.

Alumni Festival crossword

The puzzle by AUGEAS will be available in print from the Festival Welcome Centre in the Alison Richard Building throughout the event (26 - 28 September). Complete it in a quiet moment between your lectures or take it home with you and send your entry in later.

The first correct entry drawn will win £100 of book vouchers to spend with Cambridge University Press Bookshop. Find the further about entering the competition below.

If you're not in Cambridge, you will be able to download a PDF of the puzzle from the website or complete the puzzle online from 9am BST on Friday 26 September.

Bookmark www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/festival14 to find the Festival puzzle next Friday.

Update: enter online or download a PDF at www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/festival14crossword.

Alumni Festival 2014

Not booked? Fear not - there are still plenty of tickets available for some fascinating lectures. Peruse the programme online and come to the Welcome Centre during the Festival to book in person on the day for any event that hasn't sold out.

How to enter

Entries should be sent to contact@alumni.cam.ac.uk or Alumni Festival Crossword, University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, 1 Quayside, Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB5 8AB, UK to arrive by Wednesday 22 October.

The first correct entry drawn will win £100 of book vouchers to spend with Cambridge University Press Bookshop. Remember to include your name, alumni details (if any) and contact details with your entry in case you are the winner.

The solution and winner’s name will be posted online on Monday 27 October.