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Play crossword puzzles right on your iPhone or iPod touch. Each day many newspapers provide their crossword puzzles online; Crossword Light lets you solve a selection of what's out there; get hints, view clues, and track how quickly you're improving!
This is a light version of our Crosswords game. Try it out with 40 brand new puzzles included. If you like it, please try the full version!
• More than a months' worth of puzzles to play
• Nearly unlimited puzzles from many different sites in the full version
• Hints available
• Twitter and Facebook integration
What's New in Version 2.70
- fixed a few Game Center issues
If you're enjoying Crosswords, please consider leaving a review!
Bad Clues and Obscure Answers
I enjoy doing these puzzles for a short amount of time. There are clues that are challenging and fun, but there are always several clues in each puzzle that are terrible. Many of the clues are poor. Example: "The ____(3)". Many answers are also annoying. It seems as though the writer completed the puzzle and then Googled answers to see what he could make out of the random words left over. These often end up being last names of irrelevant or super obscure people or words from foreign languages. I've done a lot of puzzles that are a "good" frustrating because they're challenging, but these are frustrating because the clues and answers are dumb.
Problem after update
I very much like the app and have been using it for years without issues. Almost exclusively now, I use it for the Independent cryptic crosswords. Unfortunately, after the last update, the app now incorrectly shows only the total number of letters in an answer: it no longer shows the number of letters in individual words of a multi-word answer, and it also no longer uses two colors to represent the constituent words. If there is a new setting that turns on this functionality, I haven't yet been able to find it. I hope this gets fixed as it significantly diminishes the appeal of the app.
I've solved all of the puzzles that are available when you first download the app, but when you try to download a sample to decide wether or not you want to buy the whole package, it says "this may take a moment", and it just won't download. At this point the app is useless. You click "download sample" and it immediately wants you to login and purchase it. If you want to try a new puzzle package, don't bother. For the past MONTH and a half the only option it has given me is to purchase or get nothing at all.
Same problem as a few months ago. Are these developers still active on this app?!??!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 26, 2014
- Version: 2.70
- Size: 11.3 MB
- Languages: English, French, Spanish
- Seller: Stand Alone, Inc.
- © 2008-14 Stand Alone, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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