Developer: Stand Alone, Inc.

Current Version: 2.02.9

Last Updated: 4 months ago

Download Size: 2.2 MB - Download


Play Crossword puzzles from newspapers around the world right on your Mac! Each day many newspapers provide their crossword puzzles online; with one click you can download and solve them, get hints, view clues, and track how quickly you're improving. Start a puzzle on your Mac, then finish it on your iPhone or iPad.

The #1 Crossword Player on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch just landed on your Mac!

• New puzzles every day
• Synchronize puzzles between your Mac, iPhone and iPad
• Right-click a square to view hints
• Automatically downloads all of today's puzzles
• Nearly unlimited puzzles from many different sites
• US and UK Cryptic puzzles available
• Hints, Websites, and Clue lookups
• Enter answers in 'ink' or 'pencil'
• Quickly see your recently played, or sort by date, provider, or difficulty
• Detailed info on each puzzle
• Post your solve times online and compare with other solvers
• Grab older puzzles with a click

Using Puzzle Sync, you can pick up a puzzle on any device, work on it, and finish it on another, seamlessly.

Included Puzzle Sources:
• Village Voice (archives only)
• Chronicle of Higher Education (archives only)
• Manchester Evening News (archives only)
• King Features Crosswords
• People Magazine (archives only)
• Newsday

* Providers list subject to change. Some providers may no longer be publishing, but may sill have older puzzles available in Archive form, accessible via the "Download Older Puzzles" option *

• For support, please visit our website at •

Please note that Crosswords requires an internet connection to download puzzles. Puzzle Sync requires the purchase of Crosswords or Crosswords Classic from the iOS App Store.


Release Notes:

Added option to ignore System Dark Mode setting


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 1.0
Review by JonThinker

Great Crosswords! - I have this app on my iPhone and my Ipad, now I can finally play on my Mac. Love the easy download and quick access to puzzles. THe new paper puzzle windows look awesome. 5 stars.

Found helpful by 8 out of 8 people
Version 1.02
Review by SargeantSloth

Crashes - A lot.

Found helpful by 10 out of 17 people