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Cryptogram Word Puzzles

By Egghead Games

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NEW: Now supports iPad Pro and Split Screen on iOS 9. Fully redesigned for iOS 8 & 9!

FIVE STARS by N.W. These cryptograms are excellent and interesting. They have chosen a wide variety of subjects and individuals for their puzzles which keeps me coming back for more.

FIVE STARS by Constance L. Many of the quotations I had never heard before, but were very interesting. I liked that the different levels of difficulty were clearly indicated as well. One of my favorite features was the ability to get a "Hint", as I am just getting into these puzzles. The rest of the series is on my agenda, as I complete this book. They are reasonably priced, and you can repeat them by recalling them from your archives. All over evaluation: GREAT!

FIVE STARS by E.M.M. This is the best cryptogram app ever. The puzzles are organized by topic. There are stars next to each, indicating the degree of difficulty. The puzzle has the letter count under each square, giving you another way to figure out which letter to use. You can turn that feature off. When you enter a letter, all occurrences are filled in for you. Also when you tap on a blank, it turns to yellow and all places where that letter would appear are also yellow. Also, when you enter a letter the next letter in the word is highlighted so you don't have to tap it. Of course, you can jump around in the puzzle if you want. Changing a letter also changes the letter every place that occurs. You can get a hint if you need it. Highly recommended and addictive.


The best app for serious cryptogram cryptoquip solvers. The quotes are hand-picked, ranked by difficulty, grouped by topic and carefully validated to be error free! See how your time compares with other experts.

The 100 hand-picked puzzles are organized into ten categories like Ancient Wisdom, Celebrities, Comedy, Philosophy, Politicians and Sports. When you finish the puzzle, you'll see a graph showing how your time compares to expert cryptogram puzzlers and the number of hints taken if any.

Designed from scratch for fast play, this app allows you to concentrate on solving the puzzle. The result is pure puzzle solving fun with no ads or distractions!

Advanced play features include letter frequencies, multi-level undo and hints. Three difficulty levels will challenge beginners and seasoned players alike. Share the results with your puzzling friends with a single tap via email, Facebook or Twitter.

Nine more puzzle packs, each with 100 puzzles in various themes like Funny, Inspirational and Killer cryptograms are available for in-app purchase. These will provide HOURS and HOURS of fun!

If you like word games or logic puzzles, cryptograms are a fun way to exercise your brain!

All the puzzles have validated difficulty levels and times aggregated from the popular Puzzle Baron websites. His family of web sites have served millions and millions of puzzle enthusiasts since 2006.

High Quality Software, developed by Egghead Games. Contact us with any questions at or our website at

What's New in Version 1.2.4

* fixes crashes triggered by some puzzles in the Family & Challenging volume. Sorry!
* improves the integrated support tool - tap to say hi!
* removes all the "Please rate this app" nagging.

We're going to see if you can leave a review without us nagging you. Please do! It makes a big difference to Apple's search results which in turn helps us continue to improve the app. (Next on our list: more puzzles!)


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Customer Reviews

Best cryptogram app I've played!

I really love cryptogram puzzles and this is the best app I've tried. While others are a bit cumbersome and confusing to play, this app provides a very clean interface. There is a good range of puzzle difficulty. I had an issue after downloading one of the volumes, and after sending an email, I received a prompt reply and the issue was resolved very quickly! Awesome developer, awesome game! I highly recommend!!

Cryptogram Word Puzzles
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $1.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.4
  • Size: 9.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Cryptograms, Volume 2$1.99
  2. Funny Cryptograms, Vol 7$1.99
  3. Cryptograms, Volume 3$1.99
  4. Holiday Cryptograms, Vol 4$1.99
  5. Inspirational Cryptograms, Vol 6$1.99
  6. Political Cryptograms, Vol 5$1.99
  7. Killer Cryptograms, Vol 8$1.99
  8. Romantic Cryptograms, Vol 9$1.99
  9. Cycle of Life, Vol. 10$1.99