Word Puzzles can be of many kinds, including Crosswords. They include acrostics, riddles, word search, Word Morph, Scrabble, Boggler, jumblewords, Cluewords and more.
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- A Game a Day
‘Enjoy a new word game, word search, brainteaser, trivia game, anagram, cryptogram, crossword and more each weekday ! Challenge your general knowledge, vocabulary, spelling, memory, concentration, critical thinking and problem solving’.
- AskOxford Word Games
Word puzzles listed under three different difficulty levels from Easy to Fiendishly Difficult.
- Brain Food
Includes Word Searches, Associated Words, Word Fragments, Word Ends, Missing Pairs, Garbled Proverbs, Cryptograms, Language Puzzles and Cryptogram Maker.
‘Welcome to Free and fun word puzzles and games in many languages for you to enjoy online’. Includes crosswords, jumblewords, codewords, WordFind, fill-in and more.
‘Cricklers are a new type of word puzzle. We set out to totally re-invent the crossword puzzle for the computer age’. Download a Freeware program for Cricklers here.
‘Play as many cryptograms as you want on Cryptograms.org, absolutely free ! If this one’s too difficult, just refresh the page to load another cryptogram’. Also has FAQs.
How to Solve
Advice from the people at YourDictionary.
- How to Solve Rebus Puzzles
‘These puzzles are essentially little pictures, which cryptically represent a word, saying song title, object, place or other cultural phrase’. Multiple options are covered.
- Interactive WordPlays
A collection of games including crosswords, Boggler, Words in a Word, Word Morph and Scrabble. As well, there is a collection of puzzle solving tools available to help you. Registration is Free.
- Internet Park
‘The site for Word Game lovers’. 20 day Free Trial, then subscription required.
- Livewire Puzzles
‘Free Printable Word Search Puzzles. Teachers are welcome to print these puzzles in quantity for classroom distribution’.
‘MooT is the etymology, semantics, and grammar game’. Access all the puzzles and also read questions asked about the format.
- MyVocabulary.com, Home of Vocabulary U.
‘Our educational content features include grade level interactive word puzzles that help expand ones vocabulary. School oriented. Covers primary and high school levels’.
- Printable Cryptograms
‘Cryptograms are simple substitution ciphers where every letter of the alphabet has been switched. Your task is to use pattern recognition and your grammar and vocabulary abilities to decipher the hidden quote. Good luck ! Eight new printable cryptograms will be made available every day, directly from this page. ’ Two difficulty levels.
- Printable Word Search Puzzles
‘Kids will love the following printable word search puzzles which are each based on a theme. The word search puzzle themes cover a range of topics kids are interested in such as holidays and special occasions, animals, sports, medieval times, and seasonal word search puzzles’. Some American-based themes may not be relevant.
‘Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customised word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more, using your own word lists’. You can buy a copy of the program.
‘Find the common first two letters for a set of four words. Do this for three sets and form a new word with the resulting six letters’. Multiple puzzles. Test your brain with these.
A game in which the original three letter word appears in every successive word. A clue is given for each word. Advice on how to play.
- Rebus Puzzle Brainteasers
[Word Picture Puzzles]
‘A Rebus is a picture representation of a name, work, or phrase. Each "rebus" puzzle box [below] portrays a common word or phrase. Can you guess what it is ?’ Other Rebus Puzzles can be found at Rebus Puzzles [Pictogram Puzzles], Rebus Puzzles [IQ Test Experts] and Rebus Puzzles [Squidoo].
‘With more than 400 recognisable Latin and Greek roots at their disposal, they’ve [the authors] created this online root-word-association game that takes less than 3 minutes to solve’.
- Word Games
Different games each day, with access to other word games and a daily crossword.
- Word Games at The Gameroom
‘Now you can explore all the complexities and nuances of language in the YourDictionary libraries by playing games with words and phrases here in the gameroom’.
- Wordies on the Web
‘The object is to translate the arrangement of letters, numbers and/or symbols into a familiar phrase, saying or cliché’.
- Word Puzzles
‘The best web sites for acrostics, cryptograms, riddles, word searches and other word puzzles’. Annotated links take you to each of these and more.
- Word Puzzles &
‘Love to play with words? Then you’re sure to enjoy these word puzzles and games: riddles, anagrams, tongue-twisters, palindromes, puns, pyramid puzzles, scrambled-letter games, vocabulary tests and other forms of wordplay’.
- Word Search
‘You can use this page to create your own word search puzzle with your own list of words. Please enter a set of words. When you are done, hit the Make Puzzle button to generate a word search puzzle. Once the puzzle is displayed, you can use the Printable HTML or Printable PDF buttons to get a clean page suitable for printing with your web browser’.
- Word Search Puzzles
‘Free word search puzzles to solve online or print. Take your pick from the large selection of word search games you will find on these pages. Each puzzle can be solved interactively online. And on each page there is an optional timer in case you want to monitor your progress’.
- Word Search Puzzles [About]
‘Word search puzzles are easy to create, easy to solve and don’t require an extensive vocabulary. These free word search games can be played on your computer or printed and solved on paper’.
Advice on how to play and access to the game itself. An online version based on Boggle.
The successor to the Weboggle site.
- Word Turtle
‘This is a custom seek and find word search game. You give FunBrain a list of words which it then hides in the puzzle. Select a level and whether you want to play against FunBrain or if you want the puzzle to be printed out on paper so you can play it away from the computer’.