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a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle

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NEW YORK -- The New York Times has redesigned its online Crosswords section (NYTimes.
Simon & Schuster plans to regularly update 365 Crosswords with seasonal and themed bonus puzzles.
Overall, 20 per cent of puzzlers prefer Sudoku and 29per cent go for crosswords.
Harry Williams, 71, of Cadnant Close, Llanishen, Cardiff, was one of scores of readers who rang, wrote and e-mailed to say they were not happy with the new crosswords on the new-look page.
As I sometimes discuss crosswords on the internet, John Halpern contacted me to say he was doing a 10-venue national tour to celebrate the centenary and we agreed to set up the Liverpool event," said Alan, a retired civil servant.
Such crosswords transcend the Haackian metaphor, and in this paper we will explore their potentialities.
For each completed Crosswords-game, turn the non-scoring spaces into black squares, and create a fresh grid for an actual crossword (replacing letters that scored with empty grid-cells).
Crosswords are now usually designed so that they look the same when they are turned upside down.
Echo readers have voted to go back to our original crossword with more than 1,000 votes cast.
There's no great mystery at the center of Patrick Creadon's ``Wordplay,'' an amiable documentary about crossword puzzles and the people who create and solve them.
Rather than give two decoders partial information, it might seem more efficient to send all the clues to a single decoder, in closer analogy with how crosswords are usually solved.
He's now producing crosswords for the Air Force News Service in San Antonio during his off duty time.
But the public's passion for crosswords massively boosted the sale of newspapers, puzzle books, pencil, pads,erasers and dictionaries.
Reading newspapers or books, playing games like cards or checkers, doing crosswords or other puzzles, going to museums, watching television, or listening to the radio--those and other activities that "stimulate" the mind may cut the risk of Alzheimer's disease.