# Crossnumber winners, Issue 16

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Hello there! It’s time to announce the winners of the issue 16 crossnumber competition! Before we reveal the winners, here is the solution of the crossnumber.

 7 9 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 2 9 4 4 4 2 5 5 5 2 1 2 0 1 8 4 1 7 2 2 4 3 2 1 4 2 4 1 8 9 6 8 3 1 1 4 6 4 4 1 6 1 4 2 8 8 0 8 8 2 1 4 8 4 8 2 1 1 4 4 2 1 1 0 5 3 1 8 1 4 2 7 6 4 8 4 4 8 8 4 1 8 1 9 9 7 2 5 4 8 6 4 2 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 0

The sum of the digits in the row indicated by the arrows was 9+9+7+2+5+4+8+6+4=54.

There were 54 entries, 51 of which were correct. The randomly selected winners are:

1. Ayaan Bhagat, who wins a £100 Maths Gear goody bag,
2. Jackson Hastings, who wins a Chalkdust T-shirt,
3. Beth Buckland, who wins a Chalkdust T-shirt,
4. Sam, who wins a Chalkdust T-shirt.

Well done to Ayaan, Jackson, Beth, and Sam and thanks to everyone else who attempted the crossnumber. Keep your eyes out for issue 17’s puzzle, which will be released very very soon…

Matthew is a postdoctoral researcher at University College London. He hasn’t had time to play Klax since the noughties, but he’s pretty sure that Coke is it!

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