Blank Crossword Puzzles

Now you can make your own own crosswords using our template for blank crossword puzzles. We've provided instructions and a template to help you.

Print Instructions

Print blank crossword

Our template is a great tool to help you make your own crossword. This puzzle uses a lot of short words, so even beginning puzzle-writers can successfully create an original crossword.

Just follow these instructions to create your own puzzle.
  1. Open the attached PDF and print it. Use it as a practice page.
  2. Write your own clues and answers to fill the crossword puzzle diagram.
  3. To create a new blank puzzle to share, return to our PDF.
  4. In Adobe Acrobat, go to Tools, click on Select & Zoom, then Snapshot tool.
  5. Select only the blank puzzle grid. This copies the diagram to the clipboard.
  6. Open a new document in Word, or another word processing program. Paste.
  7. Type your clues below the puzzle.
  8. Add a title above the puzzle.
  9. Print or email copies (with or without your answers) for your family and friends to enjoy!
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