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The New York Times Crossword As of December 31, 2018, we will no longer be supporting the Windows app for NYTimes Crossword. The Windows app will be removed from the Windows app store, and while it may continue to work as-is, it will no longer be updated or supported. We encourage users to visit and solve at or to use one of our apps on the Google and iOS platforms at Additional features on these platforms include stats, new day-of-week streaks, puzzle progress enhancements, autocheck for better solving, puzzle packs to try Midi 9x9 puzzles (in our mobile apps), and in 2019, leaderboards around the Mini crossword. If you’ve purchased your crossword subscription, your same New York Times login and password will work on any of these platforms. The best crossword in the world is better than ever! Enjoy the same puzzles printed in the daily newspaper on the only mobile crossword app built by The New York Times. The New York Times Crossword is free to download, and all users get unlimited access to the daily puzzle and calendar archive for 7 days. After that, subscribe for full access to The Crossword on Windows 10 and at PLAY ANYWHERE Your subscription now gives you access to The Crossword on at no additional charge! Just connect or create an account in your account settings and Play Anywhere. Your Windows puzzle progress will be saved and available on the web and vice versa! DAILY PUZZLE It’s the same puzzle that’s printed every day in The New York Times newspaper. All daily puzzles are available the previous day at 10p EST with a subscription, so enjoy Tuesday’s puzzle on Monday at 10p! Practice and learn how to solve the puzzle on Monday or Tuesday or challenge yourself with even harder puzzles later in the week. PEN If you have a Surface tablet, you can solve the way crosswords were meant to be solved: write directly on the puzzle as you would in the newspaper! PAST PUZZLES Subscribers also enjoy over 20 years of classic puzzles from our archives. MODERN PUZZLE FEATURES Solve puzzles that include new tricks like rebuses, highlighted or underlined squares, and more! Feedback? Suggestions? Issues? Please contact us at or from within the app itself. Your feedback is important to us and we’ll do our best to assist you. Please note: subscription to The New York Times Crossword does not include access to any other New York Times products, including but not limited to or mobile news content, e-reader editions, Times Premier, NYT Now, or any other apps.


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22.44 MB

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