Crosswords Free

Crosswords Free
Free
157 reviews
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Download size

2 MB

Last updated

6/22/2015

Version

2.0.2.0

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • owner identity
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (2)

English (United States) English
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*** Update 2.0.2 fixes issues loading archive puzzles! ***

*** Update 2.0 supports all phone aspect ratios and improves battery life! ***

Like crossword puzzles? This is the app you’ve been looking for!

But don't take our word for it:

"What a brilliant crossword program, best I've seen on a mobile device, great work...large selection of popular crosswords plus offline capability."
- chentiangemalc, Australia

"Very impressive. Ideal for crossword fans. Good range of corsswords and several help options for when you get stuck. Nice looking as well. Highly recommended."
- ScoringPrawn, United Kingdom

Play new crossword puzzles put online each day by newspapers around the world, or thousands of puzzles available in their archives! These are real crossword puzzles from sources you know and love, such as the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail! You've played these puzzles online using your PC - now take them with you everywhere with a solving interface designed specifically for your Windows Phone.

Load up on puzzles to play in airplane mode – once you’ve downloaded puzzles, you no longer need an internet connection to play.

Comments, questions, suggestions? We want to hear from you! Tell us what you think: talktous@syntax.io

Puzzle sources included in this version:
• Wall Street Journal
• Chicago Reader
• The Globe and Mail
• The Independent
• Sydney Morning Herald
• Thinks.com
• I Swear by Victor Fleming
• Jonesin' by Matt Jones

Looking for an ad-free experience?  Want to use your New York Times Premium Crossword Membership*?  Check out the full version of Crosswords, also available in the Store!

* New York Times puzzle access requires the full version of Crosswords, plus a New York Times Premium Crossword Membership (available separately).

Update history:
2.0.1/2.0.2: Fixed issues with the puzzle archive.
2.0: Support for all phone aspect ratios and improved battery life.
1.9: Tweaked some of the puzzle archives.
1.8: Fast app switching, options for showing errors and muting completion, plus new puzzle sources.
Update history:
2.0.1/2.0.2: Fixed issues with the puzzle archive.
2.0: Support for all phone aspect ratios and improved battery life.
1.9: Tweaked some of the puzzle archives.
1.8: Fast app switching, options for showing errors and muting completion, plus new puzzle sources.
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Reviews

  • by Melody 6/23/2015
    Wish there were more crosswords, with new ones more frequently. But I really enjoy this app!
  • by Jim 6/23/2015
    6/22/15 Received latest fix and problems seem resolved. Changed rating to 4 Stars. I just reevaluated this app. The update installed today broke the app. I used to be able to choose older puzzles from the Wall Street Journal. Now all I get is the most recently completed puzzle or the current week's puzzle which I have not yet completed. Of the 750 WSJ puzzles from 2001 to date, I can no longer access any of them. I had worked my way to March 2005 and was looking forward to continuing through all them m Please fix this and if you can add a way to select a date to go to, it would be appreciated. Not all the sources for puzzles are available. BIGGEST COMPLAINT: This app sucks the life out of my battery! Battery drain goes up to 40%/hour!! I can't use the app unless the phone is plugged in.
  • by Steven 6/22/2015
    Only good crossword app on Windows
  • by Dan 6/22/2015
    I've enjoyed many hours of crosswords using this app!
  • by Al 6/21/2015
    I like
  • by Greg 6/21/2015
    Love the library of puzzles. One thing I would like to see is an indication when searching though the archive that a certain puzzle has been completed (rather than having to load each puzzle and check).
  • by John 6/21/2015
    Not too easy, or too difficult.
  • by Rick 6/20/2015
    Good variety
  • by saja 6/20/2015
    Great challenges!
  • by Joe 6/20/2015
    Love the variety