Indicators of anagrams include: above, abstract, absurd, adapted, adapted, yet, alien, alternative, new, others, arranged, assembled, sorted, at sea, horrible, complicated, bad, merciful, is, is, is, is, is, mix, fellatio, break, brewing, construction, careless, modified, chaotic, characters, clumsy, compound, confused, built, converted, converted, cooked, corrupted, can be, crazy, damaged, dance, designed, designed, different, disordered, disturbed, doctor, , fu, free, , gives, soil, hammer, hay thread, hybrid, inadequate, in a sparkling, involved, irregular, jostle, tangled, jumping, type of, kneading, letters, loose, made, managed, perhaps, chaotic, false, mixing, modified, moving, confused, confused, mutated, new, novel, strange, of, order, organized, otherwise, of, revolting, strange, perhaps, play, poor, possible, prepared, product, queer, dubious, random, reform, , sorting, untisting, strange, style, switches, tangled, , , tricky, troubled, shooting, unconventional, cancelled, restless, messy, unusual, irritated, used, variant, version, distorted, distorted, strange, wild, work, destroyed, false. The 2006 documentary Wordplay about the Enigma enthusiasts of the New York Times increased public interest in crossword puzzles. He highlighted participants in Will Shortz`s American Crossword Crossword Tournament, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton and American comedian Jon Stewart. [23] In most cryptic crossword puzzles in everyday life, grids are limited to a series of grids. In the past, this was because the hot metal game meant that the new grids were expensive. [10] There are many “code words” or “indicators” that have special meaning in the cryptic context of crossword puzzles. (In the example above, “about,” “unfinished” and “ascendant” all fall into this category). Learning or recognizing them is a useful and necessary part to become a skilled cryptic crossword decryptor. Puzzles are often one of the standard sizes. For example, many weekday newspaper puzzles (such as The New York Times crossword puzzles) are 15×15 square, while weekly puzzles can be 21×21, 23×23 or 25×25.

The New York Times puzzles are also a common model for American crossword puzzles, getting into trouble all week: their Monday puzzles are the simplest and the puzzles are going by the day until Saturday. Their biggest Sunday conundrum is about the same level of difficulty as a Thursday-week puzzle. [1] This led the United States to use the day of the week as a shortcut to describe the difficulty of a puzzle: z.B.