Sample Puzzle Instructions

Will I be able to compete? Are the puzzles too hard for me?


These questions can be answered by actually solving puzzles that were used in a previous Tournament. The tournament crosswords vary in difficulty. These sample puzzles are "mediums."


Click the Sign up / Login link in the top right corner, and complete the Sign Up form.


Once you are signed up, click on your user name to access the Member area and the sample puzzles.


Puzzles for the tournament can be solved using a desktop or laptop. A tablet can also be used but is not optimal for speed-solving. The site is not optimized for solving on a smartphone.


If you like the puzzles, please read through the Tournament Info and then click on the RSVP link and purchase your ticket for the event!