Crossword solutions: Thursday, November 8

Across: 1 Grate, 5 Deign, (Great Dane) 8 Large, 9 Untie, 10 Gallivant, 11 Tau, 12 Minneapolis, 15 To the letter, 19 Eel, 20 Pussyfoot, 22 Inert, 23 Pluto, 24 Guess, 25 Niece. Down: 1 Gauntlet, 2 Actium, 3 Elegance, 4 Grille, 5 Deli, 6 Israel, 7 Neat, 13 Petition, 14 Sillitoe, 16 Tussle, 17 Exodus, 18 Recede, 20 Pang, 21 Yips.

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Sudoku - A great test for those who love numbers.

Web Words Crossword - A nice, quick online crossword to keep you sharp.

General Knowledge Crossword - For those with a wide range of knowledge - this one's for you.

Code Cracker - Some letters are given, the rest of is up to you. A real challenge.

Find-A-Word - Find the list of words among the grid in this classic puzzle game.


Kids' Spellbound Crossword - A simple crossword to get the kids interested.

Cryptic Crossword - A real challenge, first decode the clue, then fit the word.

Giant Crossword - Want your crossword up-sized? This is the one for those long weekend morning teas.

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