If you enjoy doing crossword puzzles then check out our list of the best crossword apps for your iPad. 

 

 

 

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Entertainment
  • Newsstand
  • Entertainment

Puzzler Tea-Break Crosswords eMag

For all the old-timers who remember how it’s like to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon lounging around the house with a  crossword booklet spread out in front of you, this app recaptures all those “lost” feelings - and more!

  • Quirky puzzlers
  • Monthly crosswords from the Puzzler series of magazines
  • Extensive backlog of puzzles from as far back 30 years ago
  • Updated daily with new content
  • Wide variety of word-related games

App Details
Price:
$1.99
Genres:
  • Utilities
  • Reference

A Crossword Solver

Stumped on a certain question? Well, rather than wait for next day’s newspaper, you can just as easily solve it with only a single browse of this app!

  • Word database is constantly updated
  • Can solve any tricky puzzle you encounter
  • New content is updated for the rest of the app’s duration
  • Over 270,000 words
  • Easy search terms

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Games
  • Entertainment
  • Puzzle
  • Word

Crossword Blitz

It’s short and can be contained in quick bursts. No, we’re not describing a hardcore song! Rather, it’s the concept behind this app, which proves that “gaming-on-the-go” isn’t just reserved for physics-based games and red birds that fly!

  • All the crossword puzzles here can literally be solved in minutes
  • Made for time-wasting situations
  •  Puzzles are automatically generated
  • Completely offline
  • Intuitive 

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Games
  • Puzzle
  • Word

Daily Crossword

A crossword a day keeps the doctor away! Well, not really, but it sure is close enough!

  • A fresh new puzzler every time you use this app
  • Meant for keeping your brain active
  • Puzzles are taken from different categories
  • Monthly competition for the leaderboards
  • 24/7 support

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Games
  • Educational
  • Puzzle

Kids Crossword

The only way you can entice kids to play some crosswords is if you can entice them early with the help of this app!

  • Easy puzzles
  • Meant for kids aged 4-8 years old
  • Cute and colorful interface
  • Fully interactive
  • Unlocks new content for every level cleared

App Details
Price:
$3.99
Genres:
  • Games
  • Entertainment
  • Board
  • Word

Double Across - Crossword Puzzle Game

From its title alone, you better know that this app has some serious crosswording in store!

  • Encourages multiplayer play
  • Play with or against friends online
  • Board game-style gameplay
  • Contains AI characters from classic Western literature
  • Allows you to finish as many rows as possible in a designated time

App Details
Price:
$4.99
Genres:
  • Games
  • Education
  • Puzzle
  • Word

Hidden Object Crosswords

Bored from solving words? Well, this game combines two of the most popular forms of gaming on the iOS!

  • A cross between traditional crossword gameplay and the hidden object genre
  • Clues for puzzles are hidden in gorgeous environments
  • 50 frantic levels
  • Also contains popular riddles
  • Made for casual puzzling enthusiasts 

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Games
  • Entertainment
  • Puzzle
  • Word

Mega Crosswords To Go

A crossword app so good that it has to be described as “mega” - and we won’t have it any other way!

  • Puzzles from the Simon & Schuster team
  • Selects puzzles according to theme or difficulty
  • Edited by in-house puzzle master John M. Samson
  • 300 puzzles of varying difficulty
  • Quick play option

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Social Networking
  • Games
  • Puzzle
  • Word

NYTimes Crosswords

Surely, you can’t have a crossword app without mentioning the New York Times! It’s like blasphemy if we did that!

  • Handpicked puzzles from the archives of the paper
  • Allows you to play tomorrow’s featured puzzle in advance with the use of the app
  • Formats puzzles according to how the paper itself does it
  • Over 6000 puzzles in the archive
  • Stack your score in the leaderboards

App Details
Price:
free
Genres:
  • Games
  • Entertainment
  • Puzzle
  • Word

Crossword Light

Why bother coming up with your own crossword puzzlers when you can just license the country’s best in one handy app?

  • Daily updates function
  • No recycled questions
  • Unlimited crossword sources to choose from
  • Easy integration of hints on gameplay
  • Global leaderboards