The New York Times Crossword
The New York Times Crossword 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 8 and at NYTimes.com. PLAY ANYWHERE Your subscription now gives you access to The Crossword on NYTimes.com 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 NYTCrossword@NYTimes.com 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 NYTimes.com or mobile news content, e-reader editions, Times Premier, NYT Now, or any other apps.More
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1-10 of 81 reviews
The mini puzzle is small enough to not steal away huge chunks of my day.More
can't use pc keyboard
I can't type using my pc keyboard on the mini puzzles! You can click a button for an onscreen keyboard to click the letters with the mouse, but it blocks the puzzle. Also, the first time I tried a puzzle, it crashed on me. The main puzzle fortunately lets me use my keyboard.More
Awesome, especially with a stylus
Great crosswords, and the app itself is perfect for the Surface. The handwriting recognition is nearly perfect, filling out the cross words with a stylus is just like working in the newspaper only cleaner. Only thing that isn't working quite right is the in-app subscription sign up. In fact it doesn't work at all. You have to subscribe on the NYT Web site and then log in to the app. Well worth it though.More
Perfect! Just the kind of crossword app I was hoping for. I like the clean interface and how easy it is to enter answers. I'm not sure why some reviewers said the words are incorrect, as this is the exact puzzle that is on the NYT website everyday - and boy do they check it first! Having a lot of fun with past puzzles too, as there is a checklist system to keep track.More
Great crossword app
You must have NY Times subscriptionMore
Take my money!
Works great with the pen. But the subscription feature isn't working so can't get new puzzles.More
Hands Down Best Crossword
Challenging and creative.More
Great crossword, lousy log-in
I love crossword puzzles, and the New York Times is reputed to be the best in the world. I played several during my free time, and want to subscribe by the month for a while. I filled out all the credit card info and tried to enter the info. Apparently, you feel my email address is not valid, I get this occasionally, but I assure it is valid and I have used it for over eight years. Please resolve whatever problem it is that is keeping me from accessing my subscription. I may be forced to downgrade my rating. every time I try to open the app, it places an X when I type in my email address. Unless this is resolved forthwith, I will downgrade my review to one star.More
It is totally wrong to get a person hooked on an app, then make it impossible to subscribe to it. The New York Times should be ashamed that it has such a poorly functioning website in the 21st century.More
Overall this is the best dynamic Xword app on the MS Store. Though it needs more features and a bit of UI tweaks. Seems laggy at times on my Surface Pro 3 i3. All other apps work flawlessly but sometimes this one won't take pen input smoothly. Also, what's with the 4 letter words in a single square? Maybe I don't play crosswords enough?More
The New York Times Crossword
- Play Anywhere - Your subscription now gives you access to The Crossword on NYTimes.com at no additional charge!
- Daily Puzzle - It’s the same puzzle that’s printed every day in The New York Times newspaper.
- Pen - Solve the way crosswords were meant to be solved: write directly on the puzzle as you would in the newspaper with your Surface Tablet
- Puzzle Archive - 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!
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- Approximate size
2.3 MB - 3.8 MBMore
- Age rating
For ages 6 and upMore
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- Supported languages
English (United States)
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Enjoy even more classic puzzles in this great new update of The Crossword. The Archive now has all the puzzles from the Will Shortz era dating back to 1993. The Crossword now has OVER 20 years of great puzzles to solve. Also includes minor optimizations and bug fixes.