Winning entries in the caption competition.
This week's picture is a portrait of the Prince of Wales by artist Lizzie Sanders to celebrate Scrabble's 60th anniversary. Can't see the prince? Try squinting.
The competition is now closed. Full rules can be seen here [PDF].
Thanks to all who entered. The prize of a small amount of kudos to the following:
Prince's lunch of alphabet soup ruined by sneezing fit.
"A word in your ear, your Highness."
"I know, it's antidisestablishmentarianism."
"I think Colossus is malfunctioning again, Sir."
"KIGN...INGK...KGIN...GNIK...? No, I'll have to pass..."
2. In Off The Post
It was an increase in workload, rather than a pay reduction that led to Carol leaving Countdown.
1. Magnum Carter
"...as in 'when I become Qing'..."