My neighbor is a “cruciverbalist”. On the weekends his whole family is involved. Unbelievable how they test each other.
They invited us over one time. Great people and good sports about being a “cruciverbalist”. They explained to us what we have to look for and then decieve if that is the correct spelling, number of letters, will this work well with the other words going across and down.
We now have monthly challenges. I really have to thank my neighbors for learning something new, creative, mind boggingly, entertaining.
Thank you neighbors for showing us the meaning of crossword puzzles, how to challenge others with words.
So what the heck is a “cruciverbalist”?
Back in the beginning the puzzles were called “word crosses” and their creators because known as “cruciverbalist”.
For more information go to Dictionary.com