guide to solving crosswords
table of contents
introduction to the guide
Knowledge of the rudiments of solving crosswords will help players solve
puzzles easier, faster, and more skillfully.
play of the game
For the newcomer.
An overview of how to play the game of crosswords, American Style.
playing tactics & Techniques
A puzzle tactic is a plan or procedure for starting, proceeding, or
finishing a puzzle;
techniques are ways to work so as to correctly, quickly, and easily
Common sense plus a little inside information and thought can go a long way
toward improving play.
construction for solvers
Become a better solver by learning how to construct crosswords.
Every solver should have a basic understanding how puzzles are designed
and constructed. Looking over the other fellow's shoulder will help you
solve puzzles better, faster, and easier. Get a start on constructing your