The New York Times Crossword

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Description

The best crossword in the world is better than ever! Enjoy the same puzzles printed in the daily newspaper on the only mobile crossword app built by The New York Times.

The New York Times Crossword is free to download, and all users get unlimited access to the daily puzzle and calendar archive for 7 days. After that, subscribe for full access to The Crossword on iOS and at NYTimes.com.

PLAY ANYWHERE
Your subscription now gives you access to The Crossword on NYTimes.com at no additional charge! Just connect or create an account in your account settings and Play Anywhere. Your iOS puzzle progress will be saved and available on the web and vice versa!

DAILY PUZZLE
It’s the same puzzle that’s printed every day in The New York Times newspaper. All daily puzzles are available the previous day at 10p EST with a subscription, so enjoy Tuesday’s puzzle on Monday at 10p! Practice and learn how to solve the puzzle on Monday or Tuesday or challenge yourself with even harder puzzles later in the week.

MINI PUZZLE
Short, sweet and available without a subscription every day! Get a quick crossword fix when you don't have time for the whole thing.

PUZZLE PACKS
Themed puzzles to download and add to your collection — the first puzzle in each pack is free to try, and new packs arrive every 8 weeks!

PAST PUZZLES
Subscribers also enjoy over 20 years of classic puzzles from our archives.

MODERN PUZZLE FEATURES
Solve puzzles that include new tricks like rebuses, highlighted or underlined squares, and more!

Your subscription will automatically renew each month and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings.

Feedback? Suggestions? Issues? Please contact us at NYTCrossword@NYTimes.com or from within the app itself. Your feedback is important to us and we’ll do our best to assist you.

Please note: subscription to The New York Times Crossword does not include access to any other New York Times products, including but not limited to NYTimes.com or mobile news content, e-reader additions, Times Premier, NYT Now, or other apps on non-iOS devices.

What's New

Version 2.3.1 (Sep 15, 2014)

NEW: Puzzle archive now goes back to the beginning of the Will Shortz era in 1993. That's over 20 years of puzzles!

FIXED AND IMPROVED: Far too many things to list. If it wasn't working right before, it may be working now, so try it out!

If you are enjoying our app updates or want to leave us any feedback on the direction of future updates, please remember to write us a review.

Please note: If you update from version 1.8 or earlier, your puzzle history will not be carried over to this version. This version also does not include rankings or other statistics features, though they will be available in a future update.

Further note: In order to continue receiving updates to The New York Times Crossword, please update your iOS version to 7.0 or higher.

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Version 2.3.0 (Aug 21, 2014)

NEW: Brand new Mini Puzzle. Short, sweet and available without a subscription. The perfect puzzle to kill a few minutes in an elevator.

NEW: Toggle for Congratulations Music. Just tap the gear in the upper right hand corner of your puzzle screen and set it to off.

NEW: Even smaller text size for eagle eyes. Also found in your puzzle settings.

Many, many fixes and improvements.

If you are enjoying our app updates or want to leave us any feedback on the direction of future updates, please remember to write us a review.

Please note: If you update from version 1.8 or earlier, your puzzle history will not be carried over to this version. This version also does not include rankings or other statistics features, though they will be available in a future update.

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Version 2.2.1 (Aug 04, 2014)

Hello again! These features come directly from our users who chose to write in or leave us feedback:

NEW: Music when the puzzle is correctly solved. We couldn't get the original, but we hope you like our take on it.

NEW: Puzzle Info Button. Tap the "i" icon on your puzzle screen to view the puzzle date and author, as well as any title and notes (mostly on Sundays).

NEW: Bluetooth keyboard support. If you've got one, it works now, so try it out!

Many fixes, tweaks and improvements.

If you are enjoying our app updates or want to leave us any feedback on the direction of future updates, please remember to write us a review.

Please note: If you update from version 1.8 or earlier, your puzzle history will not be carried over to this version. This version also does not include rankings or other statistics features, though they will be available in a future update.

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Version 2.2.0 (Jul 14, 2014)

This update is entirely designed around feedback submitted by our users on how to improve the puzzle experience:

NEW: Larger puzzle area for iPhone and iPad landscape. Functions like Check and Reveal can now be found in the Life Preserver Icon on your puzzle screen.

NEW: Customize your display with new, higher contrast colors and less distracting highlighting. Tap the Gear Icon when viewing a puzzle and toggle "High Contrast Mode" on.

NEW: Remove extra clue bars to see more of the clues in iPad landscape. Tap the Gear Icon when viewing a puzzle and toggle "Show Clue Bars" off.

FIXED: Higher contrast flags for Check and Reveal designed for users with visual issues.

FIXED: More frequent saving for users who are losing their puzzle progress.

FIXED: Puzzle will always show congratulations window after you have successfully completed it, including if Check or Reveal has been used. Puzzle will also inform you if you have filled it, but one or more squares are incorrect.

If you are enjoying our app updates or want to leave us any feedback on the direction of future updates, please remember to write us a review.

Please note: If you update from version 1.8 or earlier, your puzzle history will not be carried over to this version. This version also does not include rankings or other statistics features, though they will be available in a future update.

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Version 2.1.0 (Jun 17, 2014)

NEW: Full access to archives going back to 1996 in the Calendar. Please tap on the date to scroll back more easily.

NEW: Clues referenced by another clue will now be highlighted.

FIXED: Arrow keys (the next/previous clue buttons) will now "skip filled squares.” You can set this using the gear in the upper right hand corner of your puzzle screen.

Many other improvements.

If you are enjoying our app updates or want to leave us any feedback on the direction of future updates, please remember to write us a review.

Our next update will focus on UI improvements designed to allow for more of the puzzle to be shown on iPad landscape and iPhone and options for higher contrast colors.

Please note: If you update from version 1.8 or earlier, your puzzle history will not be carried over to this version. This version also does not include rankings or other statistics features.

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Version 2.0.0 (May 29, 2014)

PLEASE NOTE: Full access to the archives will be available in a future update. If this is important to you DO NOT update until we are able to add this feature. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

• Now brought to you entirely by The New York Times
• Fully redesigned with a clean look for iOS 7
• Play Anywhere by creating or connecting an NYTimes.com account and enjoy The Crossword on the web
• iOS progress will sync with the web and vice versa
• Brand new puzzle packs with more coming every 8 weeks — try one puzzle in each pack for free!
• Support for special or highlighted squares
• New puzzle options allow you to play exactly the way you want to
• Keyboard controls for moving around the puzzle
• More intuitive progress tracking of your recently played puzzles

Subscribers or purchasers of previous versions: please Restore Purchases at log in or from your Account Settings to continue enjoying your subscription and/or puzzle packs.

Feedback? Suggestions? Issues? Please contact us at NYTCrossword@NYTimes.com or from within the app itself. Your feedback is important to us and we’ll do our best to assist you.

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Version 1.8.3 (Apr 09, 2014)

Hello NYTimes Crossword fans! Here's what's in the latest update:

iOS 7.1 related bug fixes
Improved stability.

Make sure to take advantage of our puzzle pack sales!

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Version 1.8.2 (Mar 20, 2014)

Hey Crossword fans! Here's what's in the latest update:

Improved stability.

Make sure to take advantage of our puzzle pack sales!

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Version 1.8 (Dec 18, 2013)

Hey Crossword fans! Here's what's in the latest update:

- Updates for iOS 7!
- Improved application stability

Make sure to take advantage of our weekly puzzle pack sales!

Happy solving!

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Version 1.7.10 (Nov 21, 2013)

Hey Crossword fans! Here's what's in the latest update:

- Updates for iOS 7!
- Improved application stability

Make sure to take advantage of our weekly puzzle pack sales!

Happy solving!

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Version 1.7.9 (Oct 15, 2013)

Hey Crossword fans! Here's what's in the latest update:

- Updates for iOS 7!
- Fixed: Puzzles no longer save in incorrect calendar locations.
- Fixed: New puzzle notification references the correct day.
- Help for users who are experiencing suddenly expired subscriptions

Note: if you change to a new iOS device or notice that your subscription changed after an update, visit the Subscribe Menu, touch the 'i' button and use Restore Purchases to re-link your subscription.

Happy solving!

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Version 1.7.8 (Jul 18, 2013)

You spoke, we listened! Check out all the improvements to NYTimes Crosswords!

Improvements:

- Clue numbers in the cell now stay visible after entering letters.
- Added more descriptive text for better user experience.
- Added automatic support email user information text.
- Added better in-game user messaging.
- Updated user subscription flow.

BUG FIXES:

- Fixed daily puzzle unlocking issues
- Fixed cocoa error some users were experiencing.

Please note that most subscription issues can be resolved by clicking the 'i' and selecting Restore Purchases under the "Connect" tab.

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Version 1.7.7 (May 25, 2013)

NYTimes Crosswords just got another awesome update!

-Added iPad Retina Support to make NYTimes Crosswords look even better
-Removed login requirement to access Daily Puzzles
-Improved management and support for puzzle packs
-Improved iPad stability

Stay tuned for another update and more puzzle pack releases.
Thanks for being a NYTimes Crosswords customer.

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Version 1.7.6 (Feb 26, 2013)

We’ve added brand new puzzle packs!
✓ Easy-Mini Puzzle Pack Vol. 1 (15 puzzles)
✓ Easy Puzzle Pack Vol. 2 (30 puzzles)
✓ Sunday-Mini Puzzle Pack Vol. 1 (15 puzzles)
✓ Sunday Puzzle Pack Vol. 2 (30 puzzles)

New in Version 1.7.5
✓ Resolved the on-startup crashing issue some iPad players were experiencing

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Version 1.7.5 (Feb 07, 2013)

✓ Resolved the on-startup crashing issue some iPad players were still having trouble with

New in 1.7.4
✓ Squashed the iPad crashing issue. We apologize for the inconvenience and wish you Happy Holidays!
✓ Note: Subscriptions still available and give you access to the daily puzzle and complete archive.

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Version 1.7.4 (Dec 27, 2012)

New in this version:
✓ Squashed the iPad crashing issue. We apologize for the inconvenience and wish you Happy Holidays!
✓ Note: Subscriptions still available and give you access to the daily puzzle and complete archive.

New in version 1.7.3:
✓ New Puzzle Packs! You can now buy collections of hand-picked puzzles selected from the NYTimes archives. Get started with your complimentary puzzle pack by visiting the in-game puzzle store
✓ Upgraded Twitter icon
✓ Game performance improvements

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Version 1.7.3 (Dec 21, 2012)

** There is an emergency update pending review that fixes a crash that occurs for a small number of iPad customers **

✓ New Puzzle Packs! You can now buy collections of hand-picked puzzles selected from the NYTimes archives. Get started with your complimentary puzzle pack by visiting the in-game puzzle store. (Subscriptions are still available for access to the daily puzzle and the complete archive)
✓ Upgraded Twitter icon
✓ Game performance improvements

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Version 1.7.2 (Nov 21, 2012)

✓ Native More Fun Integration - Discover new games for iOS, all free!
✓ Optimized for iOS 6

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Version 1.7.1 (Oct 15, 2012)

✓ New improved puzzle and score notifications
✓ Added major stability improvements for all devices
✓ iOS6 and iPhone 5 support

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Version 1.6.1 (Jun 08, 2012)

✓ Resolved issue that could cause rebus cells to become scrambled.

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Version 1.6.0 (Apr 10, 2012)

- Improved puzzle load times
- Eliminated many memory leaks
- Several crash points that affected some users have now been resolved
- Special puzzles now receive special notifications.

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Version 1.5.0 (Nov 21, 2011)

Share your solve times on Facebook

Improved notifications for daily puzzles

Stay logged in on all your devices (requires iCloud)

Rank is now displayed after submitting daily puzzle

Fixed occasional 2nd gen iPod Touch display glitches

Various stability improvements

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Version 1.4.0 (Oct 19, 2011)

- Share your solve times on Twitter
- Game Center Leaderboards daily puzzles
- Notification when new daily puzzle is available

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Version 1.3.3 (Oct 04, 2011)

-Improved offline puzzle access
-'More Fun' feature added to iPad

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Version 1.3.2 (Sep 06, 2011)

- Minor bug fixes
- Resolved various bugs leading to crashes
- Fixed bug that caused the in game timer to count at double speed
- Resolved memory leak when transitioning between menu and puzzle
- Improved clue highlighting
- Improved the Crossword grid navigation
- In Calendar, the month and year are saved for easier navigation
- Saved puzzles can now be played without a network connection (a connection is required once every 5 days to validate subscription)
- Fixed issue where some rebus cells were being marked as incorrect when they were in fact correct
- Removed accessing of location data

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Version 1.3.1 (Aug 30, 2011)

- Resolved various bugs leading to crashes
- Fixed bug that caused the in game timer to count at double speed
- Resolved memory leak when transitioning between menu and puzzle
- Improved clue highlighting
- Improved the Crossword grid navigation
- In Calendar, the month and year are saved for easier navigation
- Saved puzzles can now be played without a network connection (a connection is required once every 5 days to validate subscription)
- Fixed issue where some rebus cells were being marked as incorrect when they were in fact correct
- Removed accessing of location data

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Version 1.3.0 (Jul 27, 2011)

Finally we’re back with an update! We’ve heard your concerns and made the world’s best Crosswords app even better:

• Major overhaul to significantly improve battery life and performance
• Faster load times
• Full multitasking support
• Integration with Apple’s new auto-renewing subscriptions; now you’ll never miss a daily puzzle!
• Easily use your subscription across all of your iDevices
• New buttons allowing you to easily switch between clues and Across/Down

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Version 1.2.2 (Nov 15, 2010)

Bug fixes for iOS 4.2

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Version 1.2.1 (Jun 25, 2010)

New High Definition graphics for the iPhone 4 retina display!
3 interfaces in 1 application with an specific enhanced experience for the iPhone 4, iPad, and the original iPod Touch/iPhone platform.

Many bug fixes including the rebus bug fix and removing the music track completely.

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Version 1.2.0 (Apr 01, 2010)

iPad and iPhone supported in one build!
Overhauled the file system to use a database for performance, security, and reliability
Bug fixes

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Version 1.1.3 (Mar 02, 2010)

Important Update!
- Fixes issues that affecting some 1.1.2 installs re: saved data
- Removed the location access prompt

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Version 1.1.2 (Feb 23, 2010)

IMPORTANT (Updates only!): Some customers have experienced a loss of puzzle data when installing this update. We are working on this issue right now and will have it resolved shortly. In the meantime, please refrain from installing the update. This does not affect new customers. For any technical support, please contact support@magmic.com. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Lots of features and enhancements including:
- Resumes directly to the last played puzzle on re-launch
- Pick music from your library inside the app
- Improved subscription management
- View the bundled puzzles directly
- Added a Crosswords menu in iPhone Settings

Many Bug fixes and performance improvements including:
- In-game performance when the application has downloaded many (1000s) of puzzles

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Version 1.1.1 (Dec 15, 2009)

• Feature enhancements
• Try the game for a full week with complete access to daily puzzles and the archive of over 4000 classic puzzles. After the initial week of playing the included puzzle bundle, you can add 1 month, 6 months, or 1 year of daily puzzles and archive access, all safely and easily through your existing iTunes account!

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Version 1.1.0 (Sep 30, 2009)

Subscriptions and Renewals Are Here

New subscribers get a 30-day subscription with the initial purchase. This initial subscription can be extended in 30-day, 180-day, or 365-day packages. See the Subscription tab on the Main Menu of the game to learn more.

Customers who upgrade from The New York Times Crosswords Daily 2009 will continue to have access to the same great daily puzzles for the remainder of 2009 as part of their purchase. However, beginning January 1, those customers will be able to purchase 30-day, 180-day, or 365-day subscription packages within the game to continue playing daily puzzles and accessing the archives. After December 31, 2009, both versions will continue to work with the included puzzle bundle without a subscription renewal.

For more details and full Terms of Service, use the iTunes Support link for this product.

Other Fixed Issues:
- Keyboard issues fixed
- Game crashes
- Performance increases

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Version 1.0.1 (Aug 11, 2009)

Bug fixes
UI Improvements

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Version 1.0.0 (Mar 15, 2009)

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Versions

2.3.1Sep 15, 2014Current release
2.3.0Aug 21, 2014
2.2.1Aug 04, 2014
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2.2.0Jul 14, 2014
2.1.0Jun 17, 2014
2.0.0May 29, 2014
1.8.3Apr 09, 2014
1.8.2Mar 20, 2014
1.8Dec 18, 2013
1.7.10Nov 21, 2013
1.7.9Oct 15, 2013
1.7.8Jul 18, 2013
1.7.7May 25, 2013
1.7.6Feb 26, 2013
1.7.5Feb 07, 2013
1.7.4Dec 27, 2012
1.7.3Dec 21, 2012
1.7.2Nov 21, 2012
1.7.1Oct 15, 2012
1.6.1Jun 08, 2012
1.6.0Apr 10, 2012
1.5.0Nov 21, 2011
1.4.0Oct 19, 2011
1.3.3Oct 04, 2011
1.3.2Sep 06, 2011
1.3.1Aug 30, 2011
1.3.0Jul 27, 2011
1.2.2Nov 15, 2010
1.2.1Jun 25, 2010
1.2.0Apr 01, 2010
1.1.3Mar 02, 2010
1.1.2Feb 23, 2010
1.1.1Dec 15, 2009
1.1.0Sep 30, 2009
1.0.1Aug 11, 2009
1.0.0Mar 15, 2009First tracked
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Top In-App Purchases

6.99 USDNew York Times Crossword Subscription
39.99 USDNew York Times Crossword Subscription
0.00 USDFree Starter Pack
1.99 USDBest Easy Puzzles Ever
2.99 USDEasy Jumbo Pack
1.99 USDSuper Sunday Pack
1.99 USDMostly Mondays
1.99 USDMedium Puzzles
1.99 USDEasy Monday Puzzles, Vol. 2
1.99 USDSuper Sunday Pk. 2

Average Ratings (United States)More Countries

Current Version - 3.9 - 17 ratings
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All Versions - 3.6 - 51,674 ratings
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About

Compatibility: Universal

Category: Games

Updated: Sep 20, 2014

Version: 2.3.1

Size: 9.5 MB

Language: English

Seller: The New York Times Company

Rated 4+:


Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

App ID:  307569751  [Copy]