How To Play The Crossword Online

Entering Words

To enter a word, simply click on the square in which you want to begin typing. The color of the selected square will appear in yellow. The corresponding clue will be highlighted in a box, and the clue for any intersecting word will also appear in black.
To switch direction between Across and Down clues, simply click the right mouse button.
Type the word you believe is the correct answer for the clue represented.
Alternatively, you can simply click on any clue, and type your answer.

Browsing Clues

Use the two scroll bars to the right of the clues to scroll up and down the clues.

'Restore' Button

Clicking on this button will clear all the answers you have entered in this session, restoring the crossword to the initial version.

'Check' Button

Clicking on this button will clear any squares containing incorrect letters.

'Reveal Letter' Button

Clicking on this button will insert the correct letter for the currently selected square.

'Reveal Word' Button

Clicking on this button will insert the correct answer for the currently selected clue.

'Solution' Button

Clicking on this button will display the complete crossword solution.

Printable Crossword

If you prefer to solve the crossword the old-fashioned way with pencil and paper, click on the Printable Crossword link, and print out that page from your browser.

Timer

The optional timer may be used to monitor the time it takes you to solve the crossword. If required, the timer may be dragged to a different position on the screen.


Return to the Crossword





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