Free Online Puzzle Maker
Free Puzzle Maker — Choose your puzzle type:
Word Search Puzzle

(or click old version)
Crossword Puzzle

Partly-made puzzles for any occasion--
Just customize them!

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Make word search puzzles all the time--
No need to be online!

Try the free demo of 1-2-3 Word Search Maker. Quickly create four kinds of word search puzzles with tons of extras that make this program the leading software for students and educators.

Make crossword puzzles without an Internet connection!

Crossword Weaver lets you easily create two styles of high quality crossword puzzles using your words, with tons of extras! Try the free demo now and see for yourself just how much better it gets.

Copyright © 2000, 2011 Variety Games, Inc. All rights reserved.
This copyright notice applies to our Online Crossword Puzzle Maker. As for the puzzles you create with our Online Crossword Puzzle Maker, you are free to use them in any way you wish, even commercially, even if you chose the free puzzle option. We like it when you give us credit (e.g., "Puzzle made at"
), but this is not required.

Privacy policy:
We don't know who you are at first, so we can't reveal any information about you to anyone else. As a condition of using this online puzzle maker, your words and clues will help build a database of words and clues that will help teachers and other puzzle makers in the future. We might also be retaining, editing and reusing certain puzzles that are particularly well done.

If you type in your email address (e.g., to save your puzzle), then we will use it to email you about your puzzle(s). These will be rare as we rarely have anything to say. We will not share your email address with anyone else. Your puzzle(s) will be available at this website under your email address.

If you want to purchase something from this website, you will be temporarily forwarded to the website of a credit card processing company that will take your payment informtion. They will not share your credit or debit card number with us, except for the last four digits. Because this number does get stored on our server (or even touch it), it will not be available for reuse or review by anyone on this website, not even you. If you purchase an annual subscription, there is no automatic renewal. If you want to renew you will have to type in your payment information from scratch.

Advertisement Policy:

We accept ads via Google and other ad networks so long as they are not confusing. Our customers expect to create a puzzle and to print it or download a PDF file of it from our website. Ads that offer to make a puzzle in some other way, or that show a "Download," "Print" or "PDF" button are not allowed. Such advertisers may be banned.

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