Archive for June, 2009

  • Daily Jumble

    Daily Jumble

    The classic daily jumble everyone knows from their local paper. An excellent online solving interface (flash required) makes solving easy and fun. Definitely recommended for Jumble fans.
  • Create Your Own Word Search

    Create Your Own Word Search

    Create your own word search puzzles or solve from their library of pre-made puzzles. Fairly basic and printable only (no online solver). PDF’s available, but formatting is a bit unsatisfying.
  • Livewire Puzzles Printable Word Searches

    Livewire Puzzles Printable Word Searches

    Dozens of printable word search puzzles available, but no online solver. Part of a larger site involved in the manufacture and sale of “wire puzzles”...
  • FunBrain’s Word Turtle

    FunBrain’s Word Turtle

    Create your own word searches, or play pre-made puzzles online. The interface is fairly bare-bones but it does what it needs to do – just click on the first letter of a word and...

    A daily online-solvable wordsearch, with a neat click-and-drag solving method that makes solving a snap. Also offers puzzle archives and daily tournaments (registration required). Recommended.
  • SuperKids Word Search Generator

    SuperKids Word Search Generator

    Make your own word searches! A very simple form-method to create puzzles with your own word lists, of almost any size you’d like. The...
  • Word Search Fun

    Word Search Fun

    More than 30,000 word search puzzles, but the site is marred with an excess of advertisements which can make it tricky to navigate. No online solving – print-outs only.
  • Quote Acrostics

    Quote Acrostics

    Offers two sample (print offline only) acrostic puzzles, with the option to purchase groups of eight puzzles for $2.00 each.
  • Printable Acrostic Puzzles

    Printable Acrostic Puzzles

    High-resolution, print-quality PDF acrostic puzzles suitable for printing and solving with pencil and paper. Two new acrostic puzzles are added each day. Hints and solutions available for all puzzles via the web site.
  • Metacrostics


    Arthur Bloch adds a new twist to an old favorite – instead of “crossword type” clues, the clues here are four-line rhyming poems. (Regular “backup clues” are provided in case you get stuck.)