Welcome to Crosserville

Your one-stop-shop for constructing quality crossword puzzles

With our Grid Builder tool you can:

  • Create grids
    • Specify your layout or import an Across Lite puz file
    • Add rebuses, circles, and shaded squares to your grids
    • Save puzzles locally or in the cloud
  • Search for fill
    • Find fill for the whole grid or just show options for a particular slot
    • Set filters based on word score or as an include or exclude word list
    • Specify filters at the grid or slot level
    • Find potential dupes
    • Save intermediate restore points as you fill your grid
  • Manage word lists
    • Use our default, 169,000+ curated word list or import your own
    • Add, exclude, or modify word scores from within the app
    • Search word lists using regular expressions
  • Edit clues
    • Find example clues in our integrated clue database
    • Find possible dupes with grid entries
    • Format clues using styles such as italic or bold
  • Export and share your puzzles
    • Export puzzles as puz files, PDFs, or as a NY Times submission
    • Export partially completed grids to facilitate collaborations

To get started, create an account.

Want to see the tool in action? Check out our tutorial video.