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US Crosswords Online
- Chronicle of Higher Education
A weekly crossword edited by Patrick Berry.
An invaluable site for crossword constructors. Includes constructors' discussion forum and over 50 crosswords by various constructors in HTML or Across Lite format.
- Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword
An excellent daily crossword edited by Rich Norris.
You can play the most recent 30 days of the the L.A. Times crosswords for free.
- MacNamara's Band Inc. Crossword Puzzles
The home pages of crossword constructor Fred Piscop. First-rate puzzles including some that previously appeared in Crossw_rd magazine. Fred also offers to provide custom-made crosswords.
- New York Times Crossword
The famous New York Times crossword, edited byWill Shortz, is available online - with over 2,000 puzzles from the archive. Annual or monthly subscription. If you dont want to pay for the subscription, you can enjoy a free weekly puzzle from the online archive.
- USA Today Crossword
A daily crossword edited by Timothy Parker.
The most recent two weeks of the USA TODAY crossword are available for free.
Subscribers have access to the complete archive of USA TODAY crosswords.
- Wall Street Journal Puzzles
A weekly crossword (Fri) edited by Mike Shenk. On Saturday you’ll find a rotating assortment of cryptics, acrostics and puzzles with ingenious new shapes, from puzzle-masters Emily Cox, Henry Rathvon, Patrick Berry, and Mike Shenk.
- Washington Post.com
Six types of puzzle from which to choose: The Washington Post Sunday Crossword, The washingtonpost.com Daily Crossword, The Washington Post TV Crossword, Sudoku, PlayFour! and Crickler.
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