Daily Newspaper Crossword Puzzles

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Daily Newspaper Crossword Puzzles Daily Newspaper Crossword Puzzles - "What's A Nine Letter Word For A Type Of Word Puzzle Game?" Like playing the Will Shortz New York Times Edition Crossword? USA Today Crossword? Washington Post Crossword? or Los Angeles Times Crossword? Play all these crossword puzzles and many others on any Android Mobile Device. Browse daily or weekly crosswords and access crossword puzzle archives for endless hours of crossword puzzle challenges to solve offline anywhere in the world!

FACT: 2013 is the 100th anniversary of the crossword puzzle. On December 21, 1913, Arthur Wynne, a journalist from Liverpool, England, published a "word-cross" puzzle in the New York World that embodied most of the features of the genre as we know it. This puzzle is frequently cited as the first crossword puzzle, and Wynne as the inventor. Later, the name of the puzzle was changed to "crossword"


- Daily, Weekly, And Archives Available For Endless Play! (See List)
- Reveal Clue Letter, Entire Clue Answer, Or Entire Puzzle!
- Crossword Puzzle View Zoom!
- Landscape Or Portrait Mode!
- Downloads Crosswords To SDCARD For Anywhere Gameplay!
- Archive Crossword Puzzles!
- Show/Hide Errors! (Highlight Errors In Red)
- Crossword Puzzle View or Clue View Mode!
- Simple User Interface! (GUI)
- Help! Features And Usage Guide!
- Many Additional App Options! (See Screenshots)

Current Available Crossword Puzzle Sources:
- New York Times (NYTimes Subscription Required)
- Washington Post
- Newsday
- Los Angeles Times
- Thinks.com
- Universal Crossword
- USA Today

ALPHA Sources (Currently Being Tested And Developed)
- Cru Puzzle Workshop (NY Times Cru Cryptic Fan Puzzles)
- Kegler's Kryptics (Ron “Kegler” Sweet's Cryptic Archive)

NOTE: Additional crossword puzzle sources will be added soon.

NOTE: The puzzle update frequency varies with each puzzle source. Sometimes for unknown reasons puzzles may not be published, or may skip days, updates are dependant on the puzzle source and have nothing to do with the App functioning properly. If the puzzle source does not publish on that day there is no update, download archive puzzles from past weeks or months if you are looking for more puzzle action, simply click on download and change the date.



In 1944, Allied security officers were disturbed by the appearance, in a series of crosswords in The Daily Telegraph, of words that were secret code names for military operations planned as part of Operation Overlord. "Utah" (the code name for one of the landing sites) appeared in a puzzle on May 2, 1944. Subsequent puzzles included the landing site "Omaha" and "Mulberry"; the secret artificial harbours.

On June 2, four days before the invasion, the puzzle included both "Neptune" (the naval operations plan) and "Overlord". The author of the puzzles, a schoolteacher named Leonard Dawe, was interviewed. The investigators concluded that the appearance of the words was not an attempt to pass messages. According to a former crossword editor of The Daily Telegraph, in 1984 a former student of Dawe's claimed that he had picked up the words from soldiers' conversations around the army camps, and included them when helping Dawe to choose words to fill crossword grids. Some cryptologists for Bletchley Park were selected after doing well in a crossword-solving competition.


Puzzles are small .5 to 2KB each, (1000 KB = 1 MB 1000MB = 1GB) Archived puzzles can be deleted from within the App, simply touch and hold puzzle from puzzle list menu or directly delete from SD card, puzzles are in the folder named crosswords. Options are available to delete old puzzles and not archive, preventing the saving of puzzles.

NOTE: Access all App options, touch menu overflow button, 3 vertical square boxes top right corner, and select options, menu overflow button is currently only accessible in portrait mode.

Initial App start up may take up 10 seconds, delay is caused by crossword puzzles being downloaded at App start up, disable this in the settings and download crossword puzzles manually if desired. See Help! in App menu for specific App features and usage.

Portions of this APP description were written with Wikipedia.org as a source.

This app is Open Source under the GNU License Version 3.0, the license and the source code are available here.

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