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Feature Description
Play competitive puzzles
Compete against the best players in a monthly tournament.

Premium and registered members enjoy all sorts of benefits not available to basic members and the offering is constantly improving.

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Feature basic registered premium
Save puzzles to your profile
Save partially completed puzzles and play them later.
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Play competitive puzzles
Compete against the best players in a monthly tournament.
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Submit score and keep track of completed puzzles
Keep track of your score and completed puzzles, save your puzzle search preferences and hide unwanted puzzles.
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Email notification of new puzzles
Get notified when new crosswords are published.
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Save preferences
Save your puzzle preferences.
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Ad free website
Turn off all advertisements from the site.
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Full screen puzzle
Play the puzzle in full screen.
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Play missed and unpublished puzzles
Complete competitive puzzles up to 15 days before they are published as well as the ones missed during the month.
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Print casual puzzles in PDF format
Print daily puzzles and solutions in high resolution.
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Display hints for casual puzzles
Show alternate clues in the casual interactive version.
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Competitive score appeal
Ability to appeal an erroneous score.
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Casual puzzle archive
Play or print any of the 40,000+ puzzles in the archive.
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Sign Up for Free Pay $4.95 / month or Pay $35 / year
40% off the monthly plan
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  • Price shown in USD. If you pay with a credit card or via PayPal, your payment will be automatically converted to your local currency by the credit card company or PayPal. We do not charge additional fees for currency conversion.
  • Payments are recurring and can be stopped anytime.
  • Premium membership fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Payments will be made to Pyromod Software Inc, the owner of BestCrosswords.com.