- A word puzzle in which interlocking words are entered usually horizontally and vertically into a grid based on clues given for each word.
Etymology: cross + word
- Dutch: kruiswoordraadsel , kruiswoordpuzzel
- French: mots croisés , grille de mots croisés
- German: Kreuzwortrí¤tsel :de:Kreuzwortrí¤tsel, (de)
- Italian: cruciverba , parole crociate
- Spanish: crucigrames
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