Play an unlimited number of tailor-made crossword puzzles!This app contains a database of many thousands of straight and general knowledge clues and answers, so that it can generate unique crosswords based on your own interests, ability and device. Tailor made crosswords mean more fun for players, and produces more relevant games. Later you can progress to more challenging games, but always playing crosswords that are relevant to your interests.
Note that this application includes options to use US Spellings only, and give a US bias to the general knowledge questions.
You can configure for the generated crossword puzzle:
1) Grid size (hence adapt the crossword to your available screen size) Specify exactly how many columns and rows to use (from 3 to 20). Even non square grids (e.g. 12x15) are possible.2) Grid Type In addition to British style crosswords, the game can also generate grids to be Arrow Crosswords (Arrowords), where the clues are integrated into the grid, or as Compact style grids, an unusual but very useful condensed grid format, especially for small screens3) Clue Difficulty Difficulty of the clues (straight and general knowledge) can be configured from easy to very difficult!4) Type of Crossword Choose to play with normal clues only; or with a mix of normal and general knowledge clues. Crosswords with only general knowledge clues are also possible.5) Clue Genre Tailor the crossword to your interests! Choose to have clues from particularly genres, e.g. Music, Entertainment, History, Politics, Nature etc.6) Country Bias The app adapts the general knowledge questions, according to where you live7) US or UK Spelling Choose if crossword answers use American English or British English spellings
You can configure for the display:
1) Zoom in & out You can zoom in & out of the grid, and move around, making it possible to play larger grids even on smaller screens2) Screen layout Choose how much screen space for the grid and how much for the word list, using our unique movable split bar.3) Orientation Can be played in portrait or landscape mode. Just rotate your device and the display adjusts automatically.4) Clue and Keyboard font size Configure the size of the words bigger or smaller, depending on your device and your eyesight!
Useful game aids mean you can always finish the crossword:
1) Play Concurrently Ability to save and reload games, so several games can be played at the same time2) Built-in crossword matcher The game can show you potential answers for an uncompleted word in the grid. The game uses the length of the word and the letters that you have already entered and displays the matching words, by using a built-in dictionary of 65,000 words. This aid even works for the general knowledge clues! Also includes the ability to look up word definitions or details on a fact or person.3) Validate Confirm if a given answer is correct4) Reveal Word or Letter If you can make no further progress, choose to reveal a letter or the whole word to a clue of your choosing5) Anagrams At very easy level, an anagram of the answer is shown as part of the clue, to provide further help. With this aid it should be possible to complete most crossword puzzles.6) Show Wrong When the grid is completed, the app will show all wrong answers, to allow you to correct and complete the game
Each game is assigned a difficulty level from 0 (easy) to 9 (very hard). The difficulty level is determined by the settings. Each difficulty level maintains the high scores (measured by fastest time to complete the game). The game displays the best 20 scores for each difficulty level.Compare your high scores with others around the world by using Google Plays "Game Services".