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Crossword fans are recommended to read the Listen with Others blog, an entertaining romp through the Listener crossword. Also of interest may be the Fifteensquared blog, which discusses cryptic puzzles from British newspapers. The Magpie is a monthly magazine containing a range of advanced crosswords and mathematical puzzles of a consistently high standard. You may also like CrossBar, an online cryptic crossword solver which gives potential answers, significant anagrams and wordplay analysis all in one hit.

Qxw screenshot hex grid created by Crux
Screenshot of Qxw
Triple-checked hex grid created by Crux: words read
across, down to the left, and down to the right
Qxw screenshot 8x8 symmetric word square created by Crux
Automatic fill of irregular grid by Qxw
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8x8 symmetric word square created by Crux: the same
words read across and down
Mobius crossword
Grid for a Möbius band crossword created by Crux.
Print it out, cut out the grid above, give the strip
half a twist and join the ends together as shown.
cube grid
Triple-checked cubical grid created by Crux: words
run in three perpendicular directions

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Qxw screen
Qxw is a free (GPL) crossword construction program. New! Release 20200708 for both Linux and Windows. Non-Roman alphabets, batch mode, multiplex lights, answer treatments, circular and hex grids, jumbled entries, lots more besides. More...

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