Boatload of Crosswords™

Boatload of Crosswords is the world's largest supply of crossword puzzles.

The Boatload of Crosswords application comes with 100,000 crossword puzzles, enough to last most solvers a lifetime. Some of the puzzles in the Boatload of Crosswords application can also be played online for free. But only the application has the following features:

  • Print puzzles, if you prefer to solve them on paper.
  • Three puzzle sizes: 40,000 Small (13x13) puzzles, 40,000 Medium (15x15) puzzles, and 20,000 Large (19x19) puzzles.
  • Save a partially finished puzzle, and finish it later.
  • Pause and hide a puzzle, so your score isn't penalized for taking a break.
  • Optional large fonts for the visually impaired.



To install the Boatload of Crosswords application on your computer, click the link below to start the download, and then run the downloaded file.

The file is about 5.2MB, which will generally take less than 10 seconds to download over an average modern internet connection, but may take longer if you have a slow connection.

The install file includes the application and all 100,000 crossword puzzles. The application will let you open or print your choice of any 10 puzzles for free. If you buy a license, you will be sent an activation code to enter into the application, which will give you full access to all 100,000 puzzles.

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Buy only once
Buying a Boatload of Crosswords license is a one-time-only purchase that will give you access to all 100,000 Boatload of Crosswords puzzles indefinitely. It is not a subscription, and does not require any recurring fee, or additional fee for batches of puzzles. You also don't need to buy a new license if you replace your computer. Just download Boatload of Crosswords onto your new computer, sign in to your Boatload Puzzles account, and click the button for getting a replacement activation code.

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Please enter the request code that appears when you open Boatload of Crosswords. If you haven't installed Boatload of Crosswords yet, you will need to download and install it before continuing.

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  Price: $19.95