For enjoying the crossword puzzle, one needs not to be insanely smart for this game but having knowledge about some of the tricks will be a huge help for someone. These tricks are like shortcuts and those who want to increase their skills then this trick will guide them. These tricks will help you to get rid of the annoying riddles and letters. So, here they are:
Considered the letter network
Letters and words in the puzzle are not only connected by they include each other answers in it. It is not wrong to say that they are like spider webs. So, when you solve it then at first start with the column as it will easy. When you systematically then you are able to learn about the relations between word plus your clues will become familiar to you.
A single letter is a help
This means that if you figure out a single letter of the correct word then do not leave it and try to make as possible letters as you can. On the other hand, there are many words which sound senseless but they are actually words. These words are more likely to annoy players and thus a single clue like a word will be a huge help.
Go for crosswordese
Crosswordees are referring to those words which are used in out day to day conversation or in other words, these are those words which you head most of the time. But in this puzzle game, crosswordese are not mostly common and because of this you will need them. In it, you will get words which sound weird, insane and thus you can able to solve it properly.
Solve the easy one at first
Instead of wasting time in guessing tough words, solve those words which you will get easily. You can skin them and move on to the other one. If you are in frustration and get tensed then the easiest one look difficulty for you plus there is other benefit of solving half of the known words. The easy word letters act will be like hints for the hard answers. So, you will not make you to tear your hairs and make this game annoying for you.
Write correct spelling’
Well this one is not a trick but a common mistake which is happened when we are not attentive in the game. Players guess the right word but then they write the spelling wrong and this will make their whole puzzle confusion. Because of this mistake, your further answer seems to be wrong although when they are right. So, double check each word you right and make sure that it is written correctly. Besides this, some people do not even know the right spelling for example they write E instead of I and this make their puzzle wrong. So, take care about this one.
Understand the word meaning
As said before, many words sound same like accept and except, they both sound same but there is a huge difference in their meaning. For getting it right, understanding the word meaning is not enough but the meaning of question also matters. One way to do this is to right all the similar sounding words and see which fits the best. On the other hand, if you have a single doubt about the meaning then clear it. Also, sometime in the whole puzzle editor put words which sounds different but have the same meaning. So, try this trick also and defeat the smart mind of the editor.
Take care about unfamiliar words and letters
As said before, the words hare a single connection throughout the puzzle and thus any kind of unfamiliar words is a hint that you are getting wrong. In this puzzle game, it is hard to find out which word is wrong and which one is right unless you get stuck and realize that something is wrong. Also, when the words do not match then this mean the word you are thinking is not an answer of it. So, you can think about other words and this is great indicator of your mistakes.
Don’t forget the guessing part
Many players say that this will be a useless point but most of the time players get an answer while guessing word. When nothing is working then with a little e bit of knowledge and guessing, answer will be in your head. It will suddenly strike your mind and you drop the answer in the blocks of the puzzle.
After knowing different tricks, let’s talk about common mistakes players do when they solve this interesting puzzle:
If you are really bad at spelling then learn them at first or when you guess the word then see its correct spelling from any sources.
Sources are for helping you not for cheating. So, if you love the learning thing in this game then go for references but do not completely depend on it.
Misdirection in the game makes this game interesting as if there were straight solutions then what the benefit of playing it is. Many players solve the puzzle they solved before just to impress others or go for the easy one to show off their talent. Do not do that ok and be a learner not a cheater.
There are some of the rules of playing this game and different helps like clues and phrases will follow the puzzle rules.
Hints are even better than the full answer and you players follow this thing. Yes, you can see the full answer but when you will tire up with the struggle of finding the answer.
If you really need tips then considered then go for professional puzzle player’s website as only they will guide you right.
So, next time you think that this game sucks you then these trick will tell you the other interesting side of the crossword puzzle game. If you do not get all the answers then doesn’t mean that you are not good at it.