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Easy Crossword Puzzle Games for Adults

Something to pass the time with.

It’s always fun to relax in the morning or throughout the day between tasks and play a good crossword puzzle game. It keeps the brain working and perhaps gives you something to play with your friend group. Here are some easy crossword puzzle games for adults I’ve found.

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4 Best Free Online Crossword Puzzle Games to Play as Adult

I’ve selected four easily accessible crossword puzzle games that you can try out right now for free. Famous newspaper websites are currently hosting these games to entertain their readers while they’re catching up with the news.

New York Times Mini Crossword

If you’re looking for a quick crossword that has only up to 10 words, the NYT Mini Crossword is the game for you. Here’s what an example of it looks like:

Daily Mail / Independent / Evening Standard Easy Crossword

I’ve found Easy Crossword on multiple news outlets. It’s slightly bigger than the previous one, but if you’re looking to spend more time-solving crossword puzzles, this might be the actual game for you.

You can play the Daily Mail Easy Crossword, on Independent, or on Evening Standard.

Modern Crossword on Puzzle Society

The Modern Crossword also follows the 5×5 tile format with up to 10 words, but it becomes progressively bigger as you play it. From mini on Monday to full size by the weekend. From where I’m standing, Modern Crossword is definitely worth trying out.

The Guardian’s Cryptic Crossword Puzzle

If you are looking for THE Mindbender, Guardian’s Cryptic is the right thing for you. I mean, look at it:

Editors over at the Guardian really did their best to create a truly logical and Holmesian puzzle that will challenge any mind.

If you are interested, New York Times has more other puzzles to choose from as well!

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