Try Our Crossword Puzzles!

Updated twice a week, our crosswords combine our favorite HowStuffWorks reads with brainy clues! 📨 Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to play.

Feeling sharp as a tack and ready to play free online crossword puzzles? Step right up to HowStuffWorks where we have online and printable crossword puzzles, with no registration necessary. Only have a few minutes? Try our mini crosswords (and yes, one does look a lot like a beloved Atari game). We also have themed crosswords and larger puzzles as well, and you can invite your friends to play with you. The best part? If you're a regular visitor to HowStuffWorks, you'll have an advantage, as some of our crosswords incorporate clues from our stories.

Don't worry if you're just starting out playing crosswords either, as we can provide you with a little crossword help. Before long, you won't even need it. You'll have words like "smee" and "alee" and "era" and "ere" leaping to mind as if they've always been there.

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Originally Published: Nov 15, 2021