crossword definition

  • noun:
    • A puzzle which an arrangement of numbered squares is to be full of words operating both across and down in response to correspondingly numbered clues. Also called crossword puzzle.
    • A word problem in which interlocking terms tend to be registered typically horizontally and vertically into a grid centered on clues offered for every term.
    • a puzzle for which words matching to numbered clues should be discovered and written in to squares in problem

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