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Basic Crossword Creation

Created by SilverMoonsong

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Basic Crossword Creation game quiz
"So, you think you're ready to make a crossword puzzle? Here are some of the more common mistakes made by new crossword authors."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Symmetrical crosswords are more common in the US, therefore we do not allow asymmetrical puzzles to be submitted.
    True
    False


2. In a crossword, what is an island?
    A small bit of land surrounded by water
    A piece of crossword that does not connect to anything else
    A very tasty fruit
    Where Gilligan lives with the other castaways


3. All good crossword submissions have at least one island.
    True
    False


4. Punctuation is required for every clue. In fact, the more! Punctuation? you use, the better... the clue; will be!
    True
    False


5. Hey, I've got the same answer across and down. That should make it easier for me to fill the grid!
    True
    False


6. You should write a complete and grammatically correct sentence as a clue, and the longer and more detailed it is, the better it will be.
    True
    False


7. I can fit more answers in the grid if I don't put spaces between them. As long as they are numbered right, it'll still be okay to play that way.
    True
    False


8. Longer words should have approximately 50 percent of the letters crossed.
    True
    False


9. Cool! I've got three clues about Harry Potter. Can I call it my Harry Potter Crossword?
    Yes
    No


10. I've got to fill this grid to 60 percent? Oh man, that's a LOT of words. I've already got all the big words in there, so I guess I'll just fill the rest of it with two-letter words, because that's all that will fit. Is that okay?
    Yes
    No


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Compiled Jun 28 12