Crossword Puzzle games

Group Description

Games in which the player must fill in the words in a play grid according to the clues provided, which are either written clues or letters that have been filled in by guessing other words.

This group does not include Scrabble licensees or crossword-based variants of the game.

Trivia

Arthur Wynne, from Liverpool, England, created, what many consider, the first modern crossword puzzle. It was published in the New York World newspaper on December 21, 1913. It was called "Word-Cross". A few weeks later, due to a typesetting error, the name became "Cross-Word". [Source: Wikipedia]
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Selected Covers

Word Games Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Word Games
Puzzler 1000 Crosswords Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Puzzler 1000 Crosswords
Cross & Word Games Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Cross & Word Games
Crossword Addict Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Crossword Addict

Selected Screenshots

The main menu
Screenshot from Word Games
This is the game's load screen. It disappears when the mouse button is clicked.
Screenshot from Puzzler 1000 Crosswords
The title page/main menu/game launcher.
Screenshot from Cross & Word Games
The game area consists of two main windows. One shows the crossword and the other the current clue with icons to other game features
Screenshot from Crossword Addict
Game group created by Foxhack (12626), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (155416), POMAH (37425), Sciere (367285), Alaka (37456), Scaryfun (13491), JudgeDeadd (15191), LepricahnsGold (119781), Crawly (1324) and Jeanne (75420)