What crossword puzzle is the hardest?

What crossword puzzle is the hardest?

The Saturday crossword
How hard could it be? The Saturday crossword is actually the hardest puzzle of the week. Mondays have the most straightforward clues and Saturday clues are the hardest, or involve the most wordplay.

What is the world’s biggest crossword puzzle?

Giant Crossword Puzzle

  • 7′ x7′ with 28,000 clues and over 91,000 squares.
  • A 100-page clue book, with no repeats, provides the hints.
  • For the lone wordsmith it folds for lap- or table-top solving.
  • Puzzle grid and 4′ by 4′ answer grid are printed on sturdy paper stock.
  • Crossword can be tacked or taped to the wall.

How big is a standard crossword puzzle?

Grids forming shapes other than squares are also occasionally used. Puzzles are often one of several standard sizes. For example, many weekday newspaper puzzles (such as the American New York Times crossword puzzle) are 15×15 squares, while weekend puzzles may be 21×21, 23×23, or 25×25.

What is feathered mimic?

The crossword clue Feathered mimic with 4 letters was last seen on the September 04, 2019. We think the likely answer to this clue is MYNA.

What is the word for Abandon on desert island?

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for PERSON ABANDONED ON A DESERT ISLAND [castaway]

How long should a crossword take?

Top solvers can complete a Sunday Times crossword, on average, in 8-12 minutes. Ordinary people, of course, can’t finish it at all. If you find certain puzzles too hard, do just the ones you enjoy. The more you solve the better you’ll get.

What makes a good crossword puzzle?

“Themes should be fresh, interesting, narrowly defined and consistently applied throughout the puzzle. If the theme includes a particular kind of pun, for example, then all the puns should be of that kind. Themes and theme entries should be accessible to everyone.”

What is a barred crossword puzzle?

The continuity, or barred crossword, is solved like a standard crossword, but the answers are separated in the grid by bold lines, rather than black squares. The degree of intersection of the answers in the grid will depend on the number and position of barred lines.

Is LA Times or NY Times crossword harder?

“LA Times follows the exact same increasing-difficulty pattern as the NYT, only a little bit easier each day (and Friday LATs have themes, whereas most Friday NYTs are themeless). Newsday is super-easy Mon/Tues, and gets gradually tougher by Friday (but easier than the NYT).

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