Crossword is a word puzzle game that generally takes the shape of a rectangular or square grid and consists of white and shaded squares. The goal is to solve the game's clues in order to fill all of the blank white squares with letters that will form words and phrases. Answers in the grid will be written left-to-right and top-to-bottom with the first letter starting next to their corresponding clue number.
Crossword puzzles are not only entertaining, but they also provide a number of mental health benefits.
- Helps relieve stress, anxiety, boredom, and loneliness
- Increases vocabulary and spelling proficiency
- Provides a feeling of achievement
- Improves logical and strategic thinking
- A creative outlet for problem solving and competition
Enjoy classic word puzzle fun with 247 Crossword. Play today and exercise your brain daily by setting personal bests on all of the challenging crossword difficulty levels. Relax, unwind and sharpen the mind with 247 Crossword!
Crossword Keyboard Shortcuts
- Type on your keyboard to fill in cells
- Hit backspace to delete the current entry / previous entry
- Press Space to toggle the hint display
- Press Tab or Enter to move to the next clue
- Press Shift+Tab/Enter to move to the previous clue
- Use the arrow keys to move the focus around the board
Crossword Time Penalties
- 1 second penalty for entering an incorrect letter when "lock answers" is turned on
- 30 second penalty for using a letter hint
- 3 minute, multiplied by the number of unsolved words, penalty for using the reveal all option
- Current Time = 5:18
- 3 (minute penalty) x 3 (unsolved words) = 9 minute penalty
- 5:18 (current time) + 9:00 (penalty) = 14:18 (total time)
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