Crosswords UK

A resource for fanatics and beginners

Wednesday 27th August, 2014

No. 2,500

Welcome to Crosswords UK, Word & Anagram solving!

This site is dedicated to the UK's major cryptic crosswords published in The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian. Don't panic if cryptic crosswords make you break out into a sweat, there are guides for solving the clues and even some helpful tools when things are just too tough.

If you're new to the world of cryptic crosswords or have tried before and given up, then why not have a read of our guide 'The Basics'. This guide seeks to dispel the mystery and confusion that hangs around cryptic crosswords and to provide you with a basic 'tool set' for tackling one of the big ones.

If you've got a good grasp of the basics, then why not look at one of our more focused guides to clues, their structure and the clues within the clues!

If you're here because you're stuck, try our anagram solver or the crossword solver or, if that's your bag, our sudoku solver pages. If they don't help, drop into the forum and see if anyone can help.

If, like me, you tend to tackle your favourite crossword on the move or in a pub, you'll probably want to bookmark our mobile page. These pages are specially built for a small screen low bandwidth connection, making it easy to get to the tools you need.

Our online word solver now includes a list of similar words searched for today so you can see potential solutions that don't exactly match your query (useful if you've got 1 or 2 letters wrong). Try it today!

So, get your favourite crossword, your special pen, and dive in!

Good luck!

If you're a music fan you might want to check out the music-based crossword site Muzebox!

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