Best resouce for free printable crosswords?
March 23, 2008 12:18 PM   Subscribe

Where can I find free printable crossword puzzles online for this lazy Sunday and beyond?

Preferably a resource that lets me choose from a variety of difficulty levels or is geared more toward beginners than experts. A google search turns up a mixed bag of less than stellar results. Where are your favorites? If the answer involves installing a program like Across Lite (which I've only tinkered with in the past) and then printing from there, that's fine as well. And I'm aware that there are plenty of crossword books around, but I'd prefer to print on-demand. Thanks all.
posted by iamisaid to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (5 answers total) 22 users marked this as a favorite
Both the LA times,, and the Washington Post,, allow you to download and print their puzzles. another source is Have fun!
posted by paulboc at 12:29 PM on March 23, 2008

The right pane of Cruciverb updates with links to the major crosswords each day. Only the NYTimes costs money. These are all Across Lite files but you should be able to print them out. If you to start with easier puzzles, download all the past Mondays and Tuesdays from the New York Sun.
posted by shadow vector at 12:30 PM on March 23, 2008

The FPP you're looking for!

And within that FPP, the link you're looking for! (Will Johnston's Puzzle Pointers)
posted by painquale at 12:45 PM on March 23, 2008

I only print out one crossword puzzle, but it's often a good one. It's the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer crossword by Merl Reagle, and it (and the previous week's) is available as a PDF.
posted by Mael Oui at 8:25 PM on March 23, 2008

You can print out recent Newsday crosswords.
posted by Zed_Lopez at 2:53 PM on October 13, 2008

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