Crosswords Players Solve Half a Million Puzzles!
" the definitive source for puzzles for iOS" -- the New York Times
Download and play crossword puzzles right on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Each day many newspapers provide their crossword puzzles online; with one tap you can download and solve them, get hints, view clues, and track how quickly you're improving!
The #1 Crossword Player on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch just got even better!
New: Sync your puzzles with Crosswords for Mac; Start a puzzle on your Mac, then finish it on your iPhone or iPad.
Get new puzzles every day
Touch and hold a square to view hints on iPad
Enter Numbers and other special characters by holding down keys
One tap downloads all of today's puzzles
Nearly unlimited puzzles from many different sites
US and UK Cryptic puzzles available
Hints, Websites, and Clue lookups
Enter answers in 'ink' or 'pencil'
Quickly see your recently played, or sort by date or provider
Detailed info on each puzzle
Post your solve times online and compare with other solvers
Grab older puzzles with a tap
Tap the clue list with two fingers to adjust the font size (iPad only)
Included Puzzle Sources:
Brendan Emmett Quigley's Weekly Puzzle
Elizabeth C. Gorski's Crossword Nation
Chronicle of Higher Education
King Features Crosswords (Joseph, Sheffer, and Premier)
People Magazine (archives only)
Andy Kravis, Cruciverbist at Law
Glutton for Pun
Murchies Monday Fills
The Stickler Weekly
World of Crosswords
Premium Crosswords subscription required:
Matt Gaffneys Crossword Contest
Telegraph UK Quick, Toughie & Cryptic Crosswords
American Values Crossword
Additional puzzles downloadable via the Puzzle Browser; browse the web and download more!
Providers list subject to change. Some providers may no longer be publishing, but may still have older puzzles available in Archive form, accessible via the "Download Older Puzzles" option.
For support, please visit our website at http://www.standalone.com
You can tap on the clue text at the bottom of the screen to toggle across & down
Rotate the screen to see both the puzzle and clues
Touch for a moment then drag to precisely select a square.
Touch the Plus to download older puzzles
Please note that Crosswords requires an internet connection to download puzzles. Syncing puzzles to your Mac requires the purchase of Crosswords from the Mac App Store. Multiplayer requires iOS 6.0 or later.
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