PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver Our first spiral! We’re still trying to figure out what’s the best for these. Do you lean toward more overlap between words, or does that not matter as much? We’ll see how this one is received. Also! Quick note — one of these clues pretty obviously dupes its […]
PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver Titling coded crosswords is a challenge. The plan for this one was to hint at some grid entries. We’ll see how it plays. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of a coded crossword, here’s the rundown: Each answer in a kaidoku, or coded crossword, is a common, lowercase […]
PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver Back with a new acrostic! Thanks so much to Ajay and Kate for the test-solves. We think you’ll like this one. I also highly recommend this puzzle’s source material; definitely check it out if you haven’t already. Enjoy the solve, and as always, if you plan to solve […]
Are you familiar with Mechapuzzle? If you’re a fan of meta-crosswords, or “contest crosswords” like the kind you might find at the WSJ or MGWCC, then you might find its analysis useful to help you solve the meta-puzzle. Up until recently, though, it only accepted .puz files, which (1) ewwww and (2) they had to […]
Most of you know about the Crossword Butler, and the butler is great, but he has only been serving up American-style crosswords. What can you do if you’re hankering for some cryptic-style snacks? Well, good news, because our butler made a friend. Introducing Cryptic Crossword Butler, serving up cryptics both American and British, despite his […]
PUZZLE LINKS: iPuz Download | Online Solver Pretty sure I don’t need to introduce my co-author today, but in case you hadn’t heard, Brendan Quigley has been pumping out crosswords for years in all the outlets including over 1400 at his own site. He recently constructed a cryptic crossword as part of the AVCX Kickstarter […]
It’s been a while since we’ve had any updates about crossword tools here at Crossword Nexus, but that doesn’t mean nothing has been going on. While we don’t have any big announcements quite yet, there have been many improvements to our offerings: The Crossword Nexus Solver now has the “Notepad” available from the “File” dropdown, […]
PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver Hi! You see that video above? You can just skip it. It’s by far the worst of the Yacht Rock series. I don’t even know why they bothered making it. And the title isn’t even the name of a song! We do have a midi-sized puzzle today named […]
PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver More grid art today. Did you know Super Mario Bros. sprites are 16×16, which makes them the perfect size for this kind of thing? Enjoy the solve, and as always, if you plan to solve on Twitch, let us know about it!
PUZZLE LINKS: JPZ Download | Online Solver I don’t know why it took me this long to do a grid art crossword, especially since I’m a big pixel art fan. Expect more grids like this soon! Enjoy the solve, and as always, if you plan to solve on Twitch, let us know about it!