Crossword Who's Who - O
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Shirl O'Brien was born 14 April 1929 in Sydney and died 12 July 2011 in Brisbane.
She set crosswords in The Courier-Mail, in Queensland, Australia, from 1985 to 2008, using the pseudonym Southern Cross. She produced 1223 puzzles in that time, completing her last in 2008 at the age of 79.
There are several Orlando crosswords on this site
The pseudonym of Gordon Holt for crosswords in the New Statesman.
Helen Ougham, a plant scientist living and working in Aberystwyth, was twice winner of the Times Crossword Championship in 1995 and in 2006. She is the only female Times Crossword champion in the history of the contest.
A Clued-up Woman... - an article in The Times reporting Helen Ougham's victory, 9 October 2006.
Times Crossword Champion - an article written by Helen Ougham for BBC Mid Wales, 18 December 2006.
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