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In the crossword puzzle news today:
After the news broke that The Washington Post Magazine will be shutting down, I wrote last Sunday that I will “almost definitely” still be writing crosswords for The Washington Post.
Midland grandmother wins top prize with Crossword lottery ticket
Another puzzle in our American-style series – along with some tips on how to tackle it
Crossword: Meet the woman behind Little Women - We learn how Louisa May Alcott's book was a surprise hit in a male-focused literary era
Crosswords no good against mild cognitive impairment - Crosswords: Harmless Game or Debilitating Addiction?
Check out our latest crossword by our mystery compiler Arahoden - As usual, you can expect some Cavan twists.
Study Shows Crossword Puzzles Beat Computer Games in Slowing Memory Loss - Crossword puzzles showed an advantage over digital brain games in sharpening memory among older adults with mild cognitive impairment
Introducing Cross Atlantic, our brand new US-style crossword - To celebrate its launch, we take a look at how a blend of heritage and modern accessibility created a uniquely British puzzle
Puzzle Monday: Atlas Obscura Christmas Crossword - Themed crossword comes from independent crossword constructor Brendan Emmett Quigley
Holiday Crossword! - By Josh Harkins for The Middlebury Campus
Christmas Trees courtsey of George Tan - GT#4 - via Flickr.com
Diary of a Crossword Fiend - A crossword blog by Team Fiend
Brendan Emmett Quigley - A crossword blog with locally foraged puzzles by Brendan Emmett Quigly
Matt Gaffney - A crossword blog with a weekly crossword contest by Matt Gaffney
Rex Parker - A crossword blog by the greatest crossword solver in the universe solving the New-York Times crossword puzzle
Neville Fogarty - A crossword constructors blog with free crosswords
Andrew J. Ries - writing crossword puzzles in 2006 and has been a full-time puzzle writer since 2017
Gameplay - The New York Times online community for puzzle enthusiasts.
L.A.Times Crossword Corner - A Daily Crossword Blog
LAXCrossword.com - Answers to the LA Times Crossword
The Guardian Crossword Blog - Looks at the smartest and wittiest clues from all the cryptics
Big Dave's Crossword Blog - Putting the words to lights – crossword clues explained in plain English
Times for The Times - Times and comments on The Times crosswords by a team of solvers
Fifteensquared- Daily analysis of, and commentary on, the cryptic puzzles published in the Financial Times, Guardian and Independent
Crossword Unclued - About crosswords of the cryptic kind
XWord Info - New York Times Crossword Answers and Insights, the essential resource for crossword constructors and enthusiasts
Club72 - By Tim Croce ||| Original freestyle crossword puzzles on Tuesdays at 6pm Eastern ||| Original puzzles (sometimes more freestyles, sometimes variety puzzles or even themed puzzles) on Fridays at 6pm Eastern
Christmas Crossword- King's Kids
AV Club Xwords - Sending out a crossword puzzle six-times-a-week
Best For Puzzles - Best for crosswords, codewords, sudoku & other puzzles, games and trivia
1 Across crossword magazine - We produce twelve issues of 1 Across per year, each featuring five high-quality puzzles
The Magpie crossword magazine - We publish excellent thematic crossword puzzles monthly
The Australian Crossword Club - Aims to provide enjoyment and stimulation to the devotees of the crossword puzzle.
Crossword Links.com - Is a useful directory for all crossword-related websites on the Internet
Muller Monthly Music Meta - A monthly music-themed crossword to challenge and amuse
Fireball Crosswords - By Peter Gordon, a puzzle-maker and editor from Great Neck, N.Y.
Calendar of pre-Shortz crosswords to solve 1942 to 1993 - Via XWord Info
Links to Crossword Puzzles
Puzzle Pointers - Pointing you > to where you can find crossword puzzles
Daily Crossword Links - Website & newsletter with links to daily crossword puzzles
The Provincetown Independent Crosswords Page - Outer Cape Cod’s only locally owned newspaper
Matt's Word - Free indie crossword puzzles published about once per month
3D Calendar Puzzles - A puzzle for every month, a clue for every day. For lovers of wordplay who like a challenge
American Crossword Puzzle Tournament - Crossword Links
Crossword Puzzles & People
Shannon “norah sharpe” Rapp - Female forward crossword puzzle maker
Kevin McCann - Webmaster of cruciverb.com, which is a resource center for crossword puzzle constructors.
Joon Pahk - Puzzle maker of Outside the Box Puzzles
Adam Sanitt - Meet the crossword setter, Phssthpok
Ashley Smith - The everyday ramblings of an overactive mind
DIY COW - The cryptic clue writing community
Ashley Knowles - Aka Boatman sets crosswords for The Guardian
Cryptic Crosswords from Big Dave - On here you will find help and advice on solving cryptic crosswords.
David Stickley - Writing crosswords professionally since 1995
Patrick Berry - Has been creating and editing puzzles for nearly twenty years
Patrick Blindauer - A professional crossword puzzle maker with over 60 puzzles published in the New York Times
Crossword abbreviations - Cryptic crosswords often use abbreviations to clue individual letters or short fragments of the overall solution
Crossword Compiler for Windows - Make vocabulary crossword puzzles and word searches quickly from your own words
CrossFire (for multiple platforms) - CrossFire is an innovative new tool for creating professional quality crossword puzzles
Crosserville - Your one-stop-shop for constructing quality crossword puzzles online
PuzzleMe - Create your crossword online
Crosshare - Is a free, ad-free, and open-source place to create, share and solve crossword puzzles.
Across Lite software - Makes it possible to solve downloaded crossword puzzles, in .puz format, on your PC or MAC
Black Ink 2 - Download, solve, and print puzzles on your Mac
Clue database maintained by Matt Ginsberg - For use with for example Crossword Compiler, or CrossFire crossword puzzle creator software
NYT Crossword Constructor Resource Guide - A collection of tools for people looking to make their own puzzles
OneLook - The online dictionary and thesaurus search engine
OneAcross - Helping crossword puzzle addicts solve clues