Crossword Unlimited +

Crossword Unlimited +

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Play an unlimited number of tailor-made crossword puzzles!

This app contains a database of many thousands of straight and general knowledge clues and answers, so that it can generate unique crosswords based on your own interests, ability and device. Tailor made crosswords mean more fun for players, and produces more relevant games. Later you can progress to more challenging games, but always playing crosswords that are relevant to your interests.

Note that this application includes options to use US Spellings only, and give a US bias to the general knowledge questions.

You can configure for the generated crossword puzzle:

1) Grid size (hence adapt the crossword to your available screen size)
Specify exactly how many columns and rows to use (from 3 to 20). Even non square grids (e.g. 10x13) are possible.
2) Clue Difficulty
Difficulty of the clues (straight and general knowledge) can be configured from easy to very difficult!
3) Type of Crossword
Choose to play with normal clues only; or with a mix of normal and general knowledge clues. Crosswords with only general knowledge clues are also possible.
4) Clue Genre
Tailor the crossword to your interests! Choose to have clues from particularly genres, e.g. Music, Entertainment, History, Politics, Nature etc.
5) Country Bias
The app adapts the general knowledge questions, according to where you live
6) US or UK Spelling
Choose if crossword answers use American English or British English spellings

You can configure for the display:

1) Screen layout
Choose how much screen space for the grid and how much for the word list, using our unique movable split bar.
2) Orientation
Can be played in portrait or landscape mode. Just rotate your device and the display adjusts automatically.
3) Clue and Keyboard font size
Configure the size of the words bigger or smaller, depending on your device and your eyesight!

Useful game aids mean you can always finish the crossword:

1) Built-in crossword matcher
The game can show you potential answers for an uncompleted word in the grid. The game uses the length of the word and the letters that you have already entered and displays the matching words, by using a built-in dictionary of 65,000 words. This aid even works for the general knowledge clues! Also includes the ability to look up word definitions or details on a fact or person.
2) Validate
Confirm if a given answer is correct
3) Reveal Word or Letter
If you can make no further progress, choose to reveal a letter or the whole word to a clue of your choosing
4) Anagrams
At very easy level, an anagram of the answer is shown as part of the clue, to provide further help. With this aid it should be possible to complete most crossword puzzles.
5) Show Wrong
When the grid is completed, the app will show all wrong answers, to allow you to correct and complete the game

Further Improvements on the way in the coming weeks:

1) More clues
We aim to add 1000's more clues, including new general knowledge areas (works of art, significant historical events etc.)
2) More configuration
Futher power to tune the game to your interests, e.g. restrict music questions to 70's and 80's music
3) More languages
As with all Havos word games, word/clue dictionaries in different languages will be released. French, German and Dutch are now done. Next will be Spanish and Italian.

Each game is assigned a difficulty level from 0 (easy) to 9 (very hard). The difficulty level is determined by the settings. Each difficulty level maintains the high scores (measured by fastest time to complete the game). The game displays the best 20 scores for each difficulty level.
Compare your high scores with others around the world by using Google Play's "Game Services".

Please note that this is a new app. If you see something about the clues you do not like, please send us feedback rather than give a poor rating. We greatly value your comments and will address all issues you send to us.

Tags: crossword unlimited.

Recently changed in this version

Version 1.3:
1) German and Dutch dictionaries now also available
2) Additional clue data
3) Bugfixes
Version 1.2:
1) More than 10,000 new straight clues
2) New aid, "Reveal Letter" and aids collected under a "Hint" button
3) New difficulty mode "Very Easy": it gives the answer as an anagram as part of the clue
4) Validated words now go blue and cannot be changed
5) Sometimes two clues given to help at easier levels
6) French dictionary now available, go to Select Dictionary to try


Comments and ratings for Crossword Unlimited +
  • (64 stars)

    by Ella Ve on 30/01/2014

    Amazing! Just what I was looking for!

  • (64 stars)

    by The Fool on 24/01/2014

    It's very good but has some wierd answers at times, my favourite was a county in West Yorkshire, answer turned out to be Bristol.

  • (64 stars)

    by Chris Hesketh on 21/01/2014

    Some clues are just too vague or blatantly wrong and very easy is well easy but easy is virtually impossible especially with vague or wrong clues layout format is ok.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jean Hocking on 12/01/2014

    Love the concept, but some of the questions are very obscure and answers incorrect, but has the making of a good application. Clear and easy to work with.

  • (64 stars)

    by Wendy Crane on 03/01/2014

    Very well done, but found easy mode quite hard.

  • (64 stars)

    by Vanessa Kennedy-Scott on 26/12/2013

    I've been looking for general knowledge crosswords for ages + love this app. What would make it better was if there was the option just to reveal one letter, but it's still good.