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crossword

noun [C] uk   /ˈkrɒs.wɜːd/ us    /ˈkrɑːs.wɝːd/ ( also crossword puzzle)
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.
(Definition of crossword from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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