Winter Crossword Puzzle

Winter Crossword Puzzle
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Here's a free Winter crossword puzzle, a fun way to exercise your brain. Solve it online or print it out.

To solve this crossword online, click the Small, Medium, or Large link under the picture at left. This opens the puzzle in a pop-up window.

This is an HTML5 game. It works in most browsers automatically. For a list of all my free crosswords, visit the Easy Printable Crossword Puzzles page.

Winter Crossword Puzzle Instructions

If you like this crossword puzzle, check out the other word games on this site, including Hangman Classic and the free online word searches collection.

HOW TO PLAY. Using your memory and logic skills, use the provided clues to figure out the words hidden in the puzzle. The hidden words are arranged in a criss-cross grid, where the word overlap each other at common letters.

For the online version of the Winter crossword, click any row or column to highlight it and display the clue. The clue is shown at the top of the puzzle.

If you have a guess for the answer for the clue, type it in the grid. As you work on the puzzle, you can go back and change any of the words you've typed in previously.

To print the crossword to solve it on paper, click the gear icon in the upper right of the puzzle window. Then click the "Printable Version" option to display the printable crossword.

To see the full solution for the Winter crossword online, choose the "Show the Puzzle Solution" option in the gear menu.

The puzzle solution is also provided with the printable version. The solution appears on page 2.

Best of luck solving the puzzle!

Fun Facts About Winter

A winter crossword puzzle can be solved in any season, of course. But if it happens not to be winter right now, here are a few interesting facts from Just Fun Facts about the coldest season to put you in the mood to solve this puzzle:

  • The English word "winter" comes from the Proto-Indo-European word wend, which means water.
  • The snowiest city on earth is Aomori City in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. This location averages a whopping 8 meters (26 feet) of snow per year.
  • Guinness World Records lists the largest snowflakes as having fallen during a storm in January 1887 at Fort Keogh, in Montana. A rancher nearby, the book says, called them "larger than milk pans" and measured one at 38 centimeters (15 inches) wide.
  • The first Winter Olympics of the modern era were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
  • Chionophobia is the extreme dislike or fear of snow.
  • Residents of Bethel, Maine, USA, and surrounding towns, built the world's tallest snowman, which is actually a snowwoman measuring 37.21 meters (122 ft 1 in) tall, over a period of one month, completing her on 26 February 2008.
  • Meteorologists often define winter as the three calendar months with the lowest average temperatures. For the Northern Hemisphere, this is December, January, and February. For the Southern Hemisphere, it is June, July, and August.

I enjoy solving crossword puzzles. It was a lot of fun coming up with the words and clues for this Winter crossword.

Solve puzzles like this often to give your brain a boost!

Game created using Sney2002 crossword puzzle maker. Used with Permission.

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