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Clueless Crossword Party! app review: crosswords that will leave you puzzled



If you love crosswords then you're probably always on the hunt for the next puzzle to solve, so now you can call off the search. The Clueless Crossword Party! app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone and features more than 2,000 puzzles. Now before you launch the fun, you'll be excited to know that this isn't your usually crossword puzzle instead it a fun and unique twist on the classic game. This crossword puzzle app mixes all the fun of a crossword puzzle with a cryptogram, making the challenge even tougher.

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Clueless Crossword Party!


A New Challenge to Master

Do you consider yourself somewhat of a pro when it comes to crossword puzzles? If so it’s time to add a new challenge into the mix, one that combines the fun of a classic crossword game with that of a cryptogram. There are more than 2,000 puzzles to solve in the Clueless Crossword Party! app, all of which will require plenty of thought and focus. Choose between 5x5 and 11x11 puzzles just to give you additional variety. The way this game works is that instead of just giving you a clue about the word you will be using the letters around the word as clues, making the challenge that much harder.

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Although the app hasn't been updated in over two years it hasn't stopped customers from leaving a solid 4.5 out of five stars as its customer rating. Users referred to it as addictive, fun, and challenging. The most recent updates included bug fixes, performance updates, and improvements.

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Choose Your Game Mode

It's more than just the combination of two great games with the Clueless Crossword Party! app there are also three different game modes to choose from. In mini mode there are short games to play that use the 5x5 grid, in blitz mode it's all about your speed as every 20 seconds you are given a penalty letter, and then in classic mode there are no time limits or curve balls to worry about. No matter which game mode you choose, the words are always simple and common. There are actually more than 12,000 words which means plenty of variety in the puzzles.

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The app supports Game Center and you can earn hints so that you can solve the puzzles a little easier. You can even enjoy your own music while you play. Keep in mind many of the features mentioned do require an in-app purchase.

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Clueless Crossword Party!


Pros and Cons


  • There are plenty of puzzles to solve
  • Choose from three different game modes
  • Earn points to use for hints
  • The app supports Game Center
  • The graphics are smooth and clean just like the user interface


  • The app hasn’t been updated in quite some time
  • Many of the features require an in-app purchase

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Final Words

The Clueless Crossword Party! app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is successful in combining two rather challenging game concepts. The quasi-crossword app is simple to navigate and thanks to the variety of game modes you’ll never grow tired of the puzzles.

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