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English definition of “crossword (puzzle)”

crossword (puzzle)

noun [C] uk   /ˈkrɒs.wɜːdˌpʌz.l̩/ us    /ˈkrɑːs.wɝːd-/
a game in which you write words that are the answers to questions in a pattern of black and white squares: I do the Times crossword every morning.Miscellaneous games and activities
(Definition of crossword (puzzle) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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