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grit for american crosswordCrossword puzzles are one of the most addictive games there are. Here you will find news, interesting facts and of course cheats and answers for crossword puzzles.

Solving Crosswords with Don Manley’s Crossword Manual

Solving Crosswords with Chamber'`s Crossword Manual

created on by Stefanie Holke

Professional crossword setters, editors, solvers, and general enthusiasts all have one thing in common – a copy of Don Manley’s Crossword Manual on their shelves. Read on to find out how you can get better at solving crosswords. » read more

“Crossword puzzles involve a significant amount of wordplay and creativity.”

constructing crosswords David Steinberg

created on by Anja Goritzka

He was twelve when he sent a crossword he had constructed on his own to the New York Times. Today David Steinberg is one of the best crossword constructers in the US at 19! We spoke with him about his work, crossword tournaments, and his Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project. » read more

Will Shortz – The Man behind the New York Times Crossword puzzles

Crossword puzzles from Will Shortz

created on by Anja Goritzka

Have you ever puzzled over any crossword clues from New York Times crossword puzzles? Since 1993 Will Shortz has been the creator of those clues. We had the chance to speak with him about crossword puzzles and the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament taking place in April 2016. » read more

The Top Five Searched Animal Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Animal

created on by Anja Goritzka

You are looking for the answer to a crossword clue? Try our Crossword Solver! It`s also interesting for us to see what you search for. And often the answer is an animal. That`s why we are looking at the top five animals searched in Crossword Clues!» read more

Our Top Five Crossword Clues and the Right Solutions

Crossword Clue

created on by Anja Goritzka

Are you looking for the answers to crossword clues? Try our Crossword Solver! It`s interesting for us to see what you search for. That`s why we are showing you our top five Crossword Clues and the right solutions for you!» read more

How Do I Solve This Cruel Crossword Clue?

do you have a clue?

created on by Anja Goritzka

Do you know how to solve a crossword clue without a little help from our Crossword Solver? We give you some hints and suggest some different examples of clues! » read more

Wordplay Movie Review

created on by Guest Post

Are you a word geek? Have you ever fumbled through the Sunday New York Times, pen in hand, for the crossword puzzle? If so, Wordplay is for you. » read more

How to Solve a Cryptic Crossword

Cryptic Crossword

created on by Tobias Linke

In a cryptic crossword there are a number of unwritten rules, keys that need to be known and used in order to unlock each answer, providing that you understand them and know how to use them. This article will provide you ten hint for solving cryptic crosswords. » read more

Printable Word Games Selection

created on by Philipp Schröder

We prepared a brief overview of different printable word games: Crossword puzzles, Jotto and Word search. » read more