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crossword puzzle (ˈkrɒsˌwɜːd Pronunciation for crossword puzzle



  1. a puzzle in which the solver deduces words suggested by numbered clues and writes them into corresponding boxes in a grid to form a vertical and horizontal pattern Sometimes shortened to: crossword

Example Sentences Including 'crossword puzzle'

`No, thank you," said her mother, and folded the newspaper into quarters so that she could begin the crossword puzzle.
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Krupnik (3-in-1)
Unfortunately her father didn't have a crossword puzzle , and he had apparently finished the article about the defence budget.
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Krupnik (3-in-1)
Back at the table, her mother sighed and rubbed out another mistake in the crossword puzzle.
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Krupnik (3-in-1)


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