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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.

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 is a free (GPL) crossword construction program. Answer treatments, circular and hex grids, jumbled entries, more besides. Release 20140331 for both Linux and Windows. More...

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