, the crossword / cryptoquote helper.
Above, you can enter a pattern of letters and dots (eg.
) to indicate known and unknown letters. Hit enter to match this against a word list.
In basic mode
, the unknown letters can be anything. This is suitable for regular crossword puzzles.
In advanced mode
, it requires each unknown letter to be one that isn’t already present in the word or a matched unknown letter from somewhere else in the word. So a pattern of
If you know that two or more unknown letters are the same you can use digits to represent that. For example
because the letters in the 1 positions need to be the same.
This mode is suitable for cryptoquotes or clueless crosswords.
Also there is a history of your recent searches available if you use the up / down arrows on your keyboard or the buttons to the right of the text entry field.