How to Make a Crossword Puzzle

How to Make a Crossword Puzzle. For beginners, there are easy ways to create
your first crossword puzzle. You will need Internet access Paper Pen Software
and graph paper (optional). Step 1. Join crossword constructor online forums or
discussion lists for beginner tips from serious hobbyists and professionals. Step 2. Choose a central theme to hang your crossword
puzzle words and clues on. Step 3. Brainstorm words and clues from your puzzle’s
theme and write them on paper. Step 4. Using an online crossword puzzle maker, enter
the width, height, and number of squares, and then enter the words and clues line by
line. Click a button and a puzzle is generated. Some hobbyists prefer to create a crossword
puzzle the old-fashioned way – using graph paper and pen. Step 5. Buy crossword-puzzle-maker software for professionals
or serious hobbyists. This software has a steeper learning curve
than the typical online puzzle generator. Did you know In 1913, the first published
crossword puzzle was created by English journalist Arthur Wynne for the New York World newspaper.

29 thoughts on “How to Make a Crossword Puzzle

  1. I love this idea – my husband has become a crossword fiend. I could make him a bunch as a gift!

  2. i just realized i'm making a crossword coz i have nothing else to do!! FML

  3. @wwesummerslam23 Smart phones, Video game consoles, and TV services with YouTube access

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