What's New

- fixed some issues with scrolling the puzzle on iPad
- restored the top Back button on iPad, and added a Settings button to the puzzle
- two-finger-press-and-hold to toggle the active clue color between yellow and white
- cleaned up timer display

App Description

"… the definitive source for puzzles for iOS…" -- the New York Times

Play the Award Winning Crosswords on your iPad or iPhone, now optimized for the new iOS 8! Each day many newspapers provide their crossword puzzles online; wake up each day to new puzzles, solve them, get hints, view clues, and track how quickly you're improving!

• Touch and hold a square to view hints
• US and UK Cryptic puzzles available
• Hints, Websites, and Clue lookups
• Enter answers in 'ink' or 'pencil'
• Quickly see your recently played, or sort by date, difficulty or source
• Detailed info on each puzzle
• Post your solve times online and compare with other solvers

After upgrading, you can also:
• Automatically get new puzzles every day
• Access nearly unlimited puzzles from many different sources
• Grab older puzzles with a tap
• Download new puzzles automatically in the background

Upgraded Puzzle Sources:
• Brendan Emmett Quigley's Weekly Puzzle
• Elizabeth C. Gorski's Crossword Nation
• Inkwell Crossword
• Village Voice
• Chronicle of Higher Education
• The Independent
• King Features Crosswords (Joseph, Sheffer, and Premier)
• People Magazine
• Newsday
• Andy Kravis, Cruciverbist at Law
• Glutton for Pun
• MacNamara’s Band
• Murchie’s Monday Fills
• Neville Fogarty
• Puzzle Express
• The Stickler Weekly
• Telegraph Toughie
• World of Crosswords

Premium Crosswords subscription required:
• NY Times
• Matt Gaffney’s Crossword Contest
• Telegraph UK Quick & Cryptic Crosswords
• American Values Crossword
• Crooked Crosswords

Providers list subject to change.
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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 08, 2014 Initial release
  • September 25, 2014 New version 3.4
  • October 04, 2014 New version 3.5
  • October 23, 2014 New version 3.51
  • October 25, 2014 New version 3.52
  • December 31, 2014 New version 3.53
  • August 13, 2015 New version 3.54
  • August 29, 2015 New version 3.55

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