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Double Crostic

No. of Players: 2
Type of Game: written
What you need: pen and paper

Goal

To solve clues leading to words whose letters are rearranged in a grid to form a quote.

How to play

In this game, one player prepares in advance a double crostic for the other player to solve. Double crostics are puzzles in which players think of words that solve a series of clues. The letters in these answer words are then transferred to a grid which rearranges them to form a quotation or other famous sentence, phrase or title. In addition, the initial letters of the answer words can be read down to form the name of the author of the quotation.

Example

Alice prepares a double crostic for Benjamin to solve. After working on it for a few minutes, the puzzle looks like this:

Double crostic word game clues with answers Double crostic word game grid with quote

Solution:

The answer to the last clue is DYE, the full quote is "Whatever you do, do it well," and the author of the quote is Walt D (as in Walt Disney).

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