Crossword vs Cruciverbalist - What's the difference?

crossword | cruciverbalist |


As nouns the difference between crossword and cruciverbalist

is that crossword is (senseid)(games|puzzles) a word puzzle in which interlocking words are entered usually horizontally and vertically into a grid based on clues given for each word while cruciverbalist is a person who constructs crosswords.

crossword

Noun

(en noun)
  • (senseid)(games, puzzles) A word puzzle in which interlocking words are entered usually horizontally and vertically into a grid based on clues given for each word.
  • Synonyms

    * crossword puzzle

    See also

    * acrostic * cryptic crossword * game * puzzle

    cruciverbalist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who constructs crosswords.