crossword - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈkrɒsˌwɜː(r)d/
singularcrossword
pluralcrosswords
singularcrossword puzzle
pluralcrossword puzzles

or crossword puzzle 

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  1. a word game on paper, in which the answers to questions called clues are written in rows of squares that cross each other so that some letters are shared