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Word Search Puzzles

CRpuzzles' Word Search Puzzles are individually crafted to maximize letter intersection. Each Word Search puzzle is hand-packed with as many words as possible to increase the solving challenge. Word Searches can be worked on-line using our interactive Java program or can be printed for more leisurely solution.


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  • Heady Stuff
    by Brandon Marlow
    Can you find the 40 items in this Word Search that can be worn on the head?

  • A Pair of ...
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    41 things that generally come in pairs.

  • Go "Up"
    by Linda Miller
    Turn up the 83 words in this puzzle that combine with UP to make common words and phrases.

  • Silhouettes
    by Linda Miller
    These 54 objects are easily recognizable from their outlines.

  • Oops!
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    Make no mistake about it--and you'll find the 52 words and phrases that mean having to say you're sorry.

  • Figure It Out
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    Can you figure out where we hid the 29 things that you "figure out"?

  • Get DOWN
    by Linda Miller
    Get down with the 51 words in today's Word Search Puzzle that combine with DOWN to make well-known words and phrases.

  • Famous People - "O"
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    "O say can you see" the 50 famous names that begin with O?

  • Always Put Off Until Tomorrow ...
    by Charles Wilbur
    ... what you could do today is the motto of the procrastinator, and the 40 words in this puzzle are his lexicon.

  • Wales
    by Ben E. Hill
    From the its lush green valleys to its scenic shores, from its coal towns to its castles, Wales--and its 76 cities and towns in this puzzle--is a wonderful place to see.

  • "Help!"
    by Brandon Marlow
    You might play the Beatles' hit while you find 52 words and phrases that mean to "Help."

  • "Hand"y Foods
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    Not all these FOODS are HANDy to make, but all 60 are HANDily eaten using a HAND or the HANDs.

  • The Maze
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    Today's Word Search is 2 puzzles in 1. First, it's a maze: starting in the upper left-hand corner, a path of 5- and 6-long words can be traced to end in the lower right-hand corner; each succeeding word begins with the last letter of the previous word. Second, as with any maze, there are a number of false paths; so the solver needs to find all 88 5- and 6-long words to complete the puzzle.

  • White Word Search
    by Linda Miller
    The Beatles had their White Album and CRpuzzles now has its WHITE WORD SEARCH. We wish our solvers a White Christmas (at least in spirit) with this puzzle of 71 things that are generally White.

  • All the Right Moves
    by Ben E. Hill
    ... and some of the wrong ones, too, are in this puzzle of 61 ways people and things move. CRpuzzles also gives the Tom Cruise movie of the same name 3 Stars as one of the best football films ever.

  • Ice Hockey Greats
    by Charles Wilbur
    Put the puck in the net and score a goal of 89 Ice Hockey Greats in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Here's Looking At You, Kid
    by Ben E. Hill
    You can GLANCE at the Kid or GLARE at the Kid or look at the Kid in one of the 43 ways to LOOK hidden in this Word Search.

  • "One Is the Loneliest Number"
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    ... sang Three Dog Night. Well, nobody will be lonely in this puzzle of 70 words that mean more than one.

  • Reading Is "Fun"damental
    by Linda Miller
    ... and today's Word Search Puzzle has 87 fun and fundamental things to read.

  • Pro Basketball Stars - 2001
    by Charles Wilbur
    Dribble your way through this Word Search of 98 of the NBA's best players.

  • Halloween Word Search Puzzle: The Others
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    48 otherworldly beings, some good, some bad, and some just mischievous, are here to grant your wishes, eat you, or just say "Boo!"

  • Pronouns
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    YOU can find YOURSELF and ME and EVERYBODY else here, 68 of US in ALL. (Note: a perfect solution means no word is totally within another word.)

  • Football
    by Charles Wilbur
    With pro and college football in full gear, CRpuzzles kicks off the ultimate gridiron Word Search: 98 terms associated with the great game.

  • Get to the Point!
    by Ben E. Hill
    ... and find the 57 items in today's puzzle that have a point or are said to have a point. In this case, being called "pointy headed" for finding all 57 varieties of points is an honor.

  • G Whiz!
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    You'll be a Word Search Whiz when you find the 58 6-long words beginning with G hidden here.

  • Classical Composers
    by Linda Miller
    The solver will be awarded a Good Conduct Medal for solving this Word Search of 90 note-able Classical Composers.

  • You Take the High Road And I'll Take ...
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    ... one of the 34 Places to Drive hidden in today's Word Search Puzzle. And I'll get to Scotland afore ye--or maybe not.

  • The "In" Crowd
    by R. Whipkey
    Be in the CRpuzzles Word Search "In" Crowd by finding the 119 hidden words and phrases that join "in" to make common expressions.

  • NFL Teams
    by Brandon Marlow
    The 31 NFL Teams in this Word Search play their first football that counts this Sunday and Monday.

  • Tennis Champions: The Men
    by Charles Wilbur
    With the United States Open Tennis championships at the halfway point, CRpuzzles salutes these 60 Men Champions who have won a Grand Slam event.

  • Insects
    by Brandon Marlow
    They buzz, they bite, they make a summer night bright--they're 62 kinds of Insects and their kin, the arachnids.

  • ZZ Words
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    The CRpuzzles solver from Ta'izz (a city in Yemen, hint, hint) won't go "ZZZZZZ" (hint, hint) and neither will you when searching for the 65 words and phrases containing a ZZ.

  • They're Gr-r-reat!
    by Linda Miller
    ... says Tony the Tiger about Frosted Flakes, but he could say the same thing about this Word Search Puzzle of 77 ways to say "Gr-r-reat!"

  • Measure It
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    ... with one of these 65 Units of Measurement that tell how big, how long, how hot, how heavy, ...

  • Fish
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    In the last Word Search we had Water Everywhere, so here are 84 kinds of Fish who are right at home in all that H2O.

  • Water, Water Everywhere
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    You don't need a dowser to find H-Two-O: just dip into any of the 56 places in today's puzzle.

  • U. S. Cities
    by Brandon Marlow
    Like Lisa Douglas on "Green Acres," some people "just adore a penthouse view." For them, CRpuzzles has crowded 89 U. S. Cities into the limits of today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • 4th of July Trace-Phrase
    by Charles Wilbur
    A 56-word excerpt from the Declaration of Independence winds its way through CRpuzzles' 4th of July Word Search. The quote begins with WE in the upper left corner of the grid; the next word begins with one of the eight letters adjacent to the E in WE; etc. Hyphenated words are split at the hyphen. Can you Trace this Phrase from American history?

  • M to M Words
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    After you find the 58 words that begin and end with M in today's puzzle, reward yourself with a handful of M & M's.

  • It's Summer
    by Linda Miller
    It's Summer today, and CRpuzzles sends this Word Search to remind solvers of 90 cool--or not--things about Summer.

  • The Comedians
    by Charles Wilbur
    Across the last 80 years,on stage, in the movies, and on TV, these 123 funny folks have made us laugh until we cried--for more.

  • Compound Words
    by Brandon Marlow
    If CRpuzzles' Compound Words Memory Match gave you a headache, here is a little leftover pain: there are 68 Compound Words--words made by joining two smaller words--for you to eyeball in this Word Search Puzzle.

  • What We Wear
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    Clothing for all occasions, 68 things to wear from bed to beach, make a full closet in this Word Search puzzle.

  • Dogs
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    We have big Dogs and little Dogs, hunting Dogs and herding Dogs, shaggy Dogs and short-haired Dogs--55 different breeds in all. No hot Dogs, though, unless you count the Dachshund.

  • Actors and Actresses Past and Present -- W
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    65 stars of the stage, screen, and 27" screen whose last names begin with W wow us in today's Word Search.

  • Speed!
    by Charles Wilbur
    How fast can you rip through the 69 words and phrases meaning to "go fast" in CRpuzzles' cap to Indy Speed Week.

  • Dance, Dance, Dance
    by Linda Miller
    "I Could Have Danced All Night" to these 88 Dances from across the years. Instead, I solved this Word Search Puzzle and was in bed by 10. (Note: the word "dance" has been left off all entries that normally contain it; for example, you will find SQUARE rather than SQUARE DANCE.)

  • Indianapolis 500 Winners
    by Brandon Marlow
    Drive a pace lap before Sunday's running of the 85th Indianapolis 500 with this Word Search of the 60 men who have crossed the finish line to the waving of the checkered flag.

  • BBs
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    BBs are so small they're almost nothing at all--but here they make a BBig Word Search Puzzle of 85 people, places, and things that contain a BB.

  • Michael, Mike, Mickey, Mick
    by Mike McMichaels (aka Charles Wilbur)
    68 Michaels, Mikes, Mickeys, and Micks of fact and fiction make a mighty mix.

  • "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
    by R. Whipkey
    At CRpuzzles Park, you can pick off 127 Baseball-related items in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, etc., World
    by Brandon Marlow
    ... in a tizzy over this Word Search of 72 ways to say MAD as in "angry."

  • The Birds
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    If all 111 Birds in this Word Search are lined up in the trees in front of your house tomorrow morning, come back inside, bar the doors and windows, and finish the puzzle until Mitch Brenner gets there.

  • Homonyms
    by Linda Miller
    HOMONYMS are two or more words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings. In today's puzzle, our homonym duos and trios have a common feature: the words in each set start with a different letter of the alphabet (ATE-EIGHT). Hopefully, YOU won't NEED an HOUR to find all 84 words.

  • The Relatives
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    ... all 40 of them have gathered for a family reunion.

  • Cartoon Characters
    by R. Whipkey
    They've made us laugh for years, on the big screen and on TV. Now 77 of our favorite Cartoon Characters appear together for the first time in an entertaining Word Search Puzzle.

  • Threesomes
    by Brandon Marlow
    Put the words and phrases hidden here behind THREE and get 49 well-known trios.

  • Tulips
    by Linda Miller
    A garden filled with these 87 varieties of Tulips would be called the Netherlands.

  • Mystery
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    Any of the several thousand novels written by the 115 Mystery makers in this Word Search means plot-thickening fun for the reader.

  • Feelings
    by Linda Miller
    No, not the lyrics to the stereotypical bad singer's favorite song, but 83 words and phrases that fill in the blanks of "I feel ___," "I feel the ___," and "I feel like ___."

  • Asteroids
    by Brandon Marlow
    The 70 largest asteroids in the Solar System float through our Space Week Word Search feature.

  • The Pitchers
    by Charles Wilbur
    The Boys of Summer are back, and CRpuzzles celebrates their return with this Word Search Puzzle of the 66 Pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N. Y.

  • Signs of the Road
    by Charles Wilbur
    You'll find 74 road signs that inform you and warn you on your route through today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • "Yes!"
    by Brandon Marlow
    Can you find the 63 ways to express agreement hidden in this puzzle? "Yes!"

  • It's Spring!
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    ... and time to spring this Word Search Puzzle of 46 Spring things on CRpuzzles' solvers.

  • OO!
    by R. Whipkey
    This puzzle of 133 words of length 5 or longer that contain one or more double-O will make the most experienced Word Search solver go "OO!"

  • St. Patrick's Day Word Search Puzzle
    by Linda Miller
    Everybody's Irish on March 17, and you'll be deserving of the "wearing o' the green" when you find the 80 people, places, and things Irish in our St. Paddy's Word Search.

  • The Computer
    by Brandon Marlow
    Solving today's mega-Word Search Puzzle of 104 terms associated with the Computer will take a big byte out of your leisure time.

  • Hands Can ...
    by Linda Miller
    ... do all the 60 things hidden in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Famous People - K
    by Charles Wilbur
    From history, film, literature, art, sports, music, etc., 93 famous people whose last names begin with K are gathered into one Koffee Klatsch of a Word Search.

  • It's About Time
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    It's about Time someone did a Word Search about Time. So, without further delay, may we now present for your daily amusement a puzzle of 85 words about Time?

  • Autos of the Past
    by Charles Wilbur
    Do you remember some of these 62 great (and not so great) Auto makes from the past? "Gee, our old LaSalle ran great ..." Well, we never drove one of those, but we did drive a Hudson and a Studebaker.

  • State Capitals
    by Brandon Marlow
    CRpuzzles had the States Word Search last May; now the 50 Capitals are in today's puzzle. Let's play Jeopardy!: which state has which capital?

  • Dieter's Downfall
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    CRpuzzles celebrates its 100th Word Search Puzzle with a party of 66 mouth-watering food items. If you're on a diet, you may want to avoid this puzzle--you'll definitely want to avoid the actual foods.

  • Gods and Men, Heroes and Monsters: Greek Mythology and Fable
    by Brandon Marlow
    From Hades to Mount Olympus, 84 immortals and mortals from Greek Myth and Fable enchant the Word Search wanderer.

  • Valentine's Day Word Search Puzzle
    by Linda Miller
    This Word Search Puzzle comes as a reminder not to forget Valentine's Day and with an idea or 50 to mark the occasion.

  • What to Wear
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    The CRpuzzles closet, dresser, and jewelry box have 70 things to wear so you can look your best any time of day.

  • Native Americans
    by Charles Wilbur
    These 53 Indian peoples from Maine to California, Florida to Alaska, testify to the great diversity of cultures among Native Americans.

  • In the Kitchen
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    You'll find everything but the kitchen sink in this 68-entry Word Search Puzzle--wrong. The sink's in there too!

  • Actors & Actresses Past & Present -- H
    by Brandon Marlow
    65 Actors and Actresses from yesterday and today whose names begin with H are behind the curtain in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • White Things
    by Linda Miller
    In the middle of Winter, it seems appropriate to think of WHITE, so CRpuzzles has packed 65 White Things into this Word Search Puzzle.

  • Contemporary Country Music Stars
    by Charles Wilbur
    Modern Country Music appeals to many people outside the traditional audience of the past, and the 85 artists and groups in this puzzle are a major reason why.

  • The Weather Word Search
    by Linda Miller
    At one time or another during the year and at one place or another around the world, the weather person on television or radio uses these 79 words and phrases associated the weather

  • Notable Black Americans
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    CRpuzzles celebrates Martin Luther King's Birthday with this Word Search Puzzle saluting 74 Black Americans who have had a significant impact on our society.

  • Tool Time @ Home
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    If you know how to use all 60 tools for home and garden hidden in today's grid, your name must be Al Borland.

  • Pulitzer Prize Winners--Fiction
    by Brandon Marlow
    The 71 winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Novel (1917-47) and Fiction (1948-2001) in this Word Search Puzzle are a Who's Who of modern American Literature.

  • Winter Wonderland
    by Linda Miller
    Winter can be a Wonderland, a "Fun"derland--or it can be a No-Man's-Land. In either case, you'll feel warm inside when you find the 60 Wintery things in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • It's A Knockout
    by Charles Wilbur
    Finding all 67 words, phrases, and names containing KO will result in a Word Search knockout for the solver.

  • I Live in ...
    by Linda Miller
    One of the 55 types of dwellings housed in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Tired Today?
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    Well, if you are tired today, this Word Search won't help. You'll be more tired after you find the 47 words and phrases meaning "tired" hidden in the grid.

  • 50 Greatest Movie Legends
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    The American Film Institute's Greatest Legends, 25 actors and 25 actresses, are on the set in today's Word Search.

  • A Merry Christmas Word Search
    by Linda Miller
    CRpuzzles wishes a "Merry Christmas" to solvers with this Word Search Puzzle of 69 reminders of the "most wonderful time of the year."

  • Sports Gear
    by Charles Wilbur
    Playing the game is easier if you have the proper equipment--and CRpuzzles has the proper equipment, 66 kinds of sports gear or wear, in this Word Search Puzzle.

  • Languages of the World
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    How do you say "Word Search Puzzle" in Chinese? We don't know. In fact, we don't know how to say "Word Search Puzzle" in 68 of the 69 Languages in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Go APE!
    by Charles Wilbur
    You can be Tarzan by finding the 49 terms containing APE that are swinging through today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • NBA Basketball Greats
    by Brandon Marlow
    There are enough past NBA stars in this puzzle to form 13 starting fives--and have one player left on the bench.

  • Famous Pairs
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    CRpuzzles has searched Night & Day under Heaven & Earth to find the 65 Famous Pairs in this Word Search Puzzle. The hitch: the pairs are split up. Can you find all 130 people, places, and things and re-pair them?

  • "Q"
    by Brandon Marlow
    Quick, queue up for a quixotic quest for 71 words beginning with "Q" in this Word Search Puzzle.

  • "Giving" Words
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    As we give thanks today on Thanksgiving, 2000, we give you this puzzle of 43 words that mean something given.

  • Thanksgiving Word Search Puzzle: Turkey Time
    by Linda Miller
    CRpuzzles' seasonal Word Search has a cornucopia of 43 words or phrases associated with Thanksgiving stuffed into the puzzle grid.

  • Ride 'Em, Globetrotter
    by Charles Wilbur
    61 ways present and past to go from here to there, around the World, are moving through today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • World Cities
    by Charles Wilbur
    From the towering skyscrapers of New York to the teeming streets of Bombay, the 90 large cities of the World offer the traveler stunning vistas and intimate views.

  • NHL Teams
    by Brandon Marlow
    As you find the 30 teams now playing in the National Hockey League's 2000-01 season, CRpuzzles' on-line JAVA tool will cross check them for you. Tweeeeeeeeeeet! That'll be two minutes in the penalty box.

  • The Presidents
    by Charles Wilbur
    With the Presidential election almost here, we honor our 41 U. S. Presidents in this Word Search puzzle. Who will be number 42? (Note: each President is hidden separately, so there are two Johnsons, etc., in the puzzle.)

  • Vice Presidents
    by Ian R Whipkey
    Next Tuesday, the voters will decide whether to add the name Cheyney or the name Lieberman to the list as the 46th Vice President of the United States. (Note: the three V. P.s named Johnson have separate entries in the Word Search grid.)

  • A Halloween Word Search: On Halloween, I'm Going as ...
    by Linda Miller
    Still stuck for a costume for tomorrow's Trick or Treating? Go as one of the 78 people or "things" in CRpuzzles' Halloween Word Search Puzzle.

  • A BIG Word Search
    by Charles Wilbur
    Actually, the Word Search Puzzle is average in size. But it does have 50 words meaning BIG (or BIGGER or BIGGEST) hidden in it.

  • Jewelry
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    "Baubles, Bangles and Beads" dazzled audiences in Kismet, and they're among the 29 pieces of jewelry shining through today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales
    by Linda Miller
    From the massive ruin of Raglan through the picture-card perfection of Eilean Donan to the wonders of Windsor, these 61 castles of Britain spark the imagination of would-be knights and ladies of all ages.

  • On The Edge
    by Brandon Marlow
    Like many words in English, the word EDGE has a variety of meanings; 52 synonyms for EDGE are hidden in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Young Hollywood--The Actors
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Not to be outshone, 48 of Hollywood's hottest young actors make their appearance in this Word Search Puzzle.

  • Young Hollywood--The Actresses
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    63 of Hollywood's top young actresses star in today's Word Search Puzzle.

  • Ends In X
    by Charles Wilbur
    If you want, CRpuzzles' Java applet will X out the 88 words, names, and phrases ending in X as you find them in this X-acting Word Search Puzzle. Words are at least 4 letters long.

  • NFL Quarterbacks
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    A football coach's dream--54 current pro Quarterbacks, and none of them the Monday morning variety, are huddled in this Word Search Puzzle.

  • If ...
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    The little word "if" sometimes plays a big part in life--but "if" always plays a big part in these 77 words with "if" in them.

  • Summer Olympics Events
    by Brandon Marlow
    Midway through the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, CRpuzzles features the 35 games in which athletes from around the globe are competing for gold. (Note: every event is listed separately; for example, TENNIS is not part of TABLE TENNIS.)

  • Hold It!
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    No, we don't mean stop what you're doing--especially not if you're doing something using one or more of the 68 ways to fasten or hold things together hidden in today's Word Search.

  • What's For Breakfast?
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    We've even hidden Mom in the grid, although she isn't one of the 40 Breakfast items to be circled.

  • Summer Olympic Cities
    by Charles Wilbur
    With the Summer Olympics opening ceremony this weekend in Sydney, we light the Word Search torch with this puzzle of the 21 cities that have hosted the Summer games.

  • Animal Talk
    by Linda Miller
    "Move over, ROAD HOG!" "What a RAT RACE!" These and 66 other words and expressions with an animal's name in them are hiding in today's Word Search puzzle.

  • College Nicknames
    by Brandon Marlow
    CRpuzzles gets in the spirit of College Y2K with these 58 school nicknames. Do you own a sweatshirt with one of them emblazoned on it?

  • Labor Day
    by Linda Miller
    CRpuzzles celebrates Labor Day with this Word Search dedicated to those who do the job everyday, 82 of whom are in this puzzle.

  • Vegetables
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Today's Word Search is one big salad--and more--of a puzzle: 53 vegetables are hidden in the CRpuzzles garden.

  • Nonsensical Words
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    The 52 words hidden here aren't nonsensical themselves; they are, however, descriptive of nonsense or foolishness.

  • Dancers
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    From "Swan Lake" to "Singing in the Rain" to Shirley Temple's partner, 48 famous dancers are tapping and twirling.

  • Land Ho!
    by Brandon Marlow
    It should be easy to espy land: 77 different land forms make up today's word bank.

  • Rivers of the World
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Paddle your way downstream to find 74 large Rivers of the World.

  • "Break"ables
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Can you Break out these 48 things that you can Break but that don't really "Break" Break?

  • Animal Groups
    by Jenna Hart-Owens
    Noah led the animals onto the Ark 2-by-2, but in our Ark we hide them in groups. Do you know what kind of animals form each?

  • French Cities
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    "Parlez-vous Francais? Non?" It doesn't matter whether you speak French or not; you'll still be able to find the 77 Cities of France if you "cherche" carefully.

  • Fabric Factory
    by Linda Miller
    From couches to curtains, dresses to dungarees, wash cloths to wedding gowns, the 72 Fabrics hidden here are used to make thousands of things we all need.

  • A James by Any Other Name
    by Charles Wilbur
    James, Jim, Jimmy, etc. -- 84 of them, real and fictional, are at today's Buffett.

  • Poets
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    Across many centuries/ From all over the Earth/ 72 great Poets are gathered/ In today's Word Search. (With our apologies)

  • Fruits
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    You'll get 100% of your daily vitamin C requirement when you solve this juicy jumble of 46 Fruits--none of them Forbidden.

  • Up, Up, and Away
    by Linda Miller
    CRpuzzles' last Word Search stressed "little." There's nothing little about this one: 110 expressions using "up" are all scrunched up in today's grid.

  • "Little" Words
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    The 52 words used here aren't necessarily little themselves, but each means a little or small amount.

  • Elements
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    This Word Search doesn't have all the Elements in it, but it has 79 of them in one big puzzle molecule.

  • Fancy It Up
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    54 ways to make things look nicer are embroidered in today's tapestry.

  • P->A Words
    by Brandon Marlow
    If your Pa lives in PA, he should enjoy this plethora of 65 words, length 4 or greater, beginning with P and ending in A.

  • Signers of the Declaration of Independence
    by Charles Wilbur
    On this 4th of July eve we honor the 56 brave men who put their "John Hancocks" on the great document. (Note: all signers are included as separate entries--there are two different ADAMSes, etc., in the puzzle.)

  • ZZZZZZ...
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    You won't fall asleep solving this concoction of 39 places, people, and words that begin with Z.

  • Creature Feature
    by Linda Miller
    Not quite "All Creatures Great and Small" are aboard our ark, but 95 of Earth's inhabitants, including man, are.

  • Containers "R" Here
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Water, water everywhere! And 51 containers and cooking vessels to hold it--or whatever else you prefer--are contained here.

  • Deep in the Heart Of Texas
    by Charles Wilbur
    All over Texas, actually. 84 Lone Star State cities and towns are spread across this big grid.

  • A Cacophonous Hubbub
    by Brandon Marlow
    The musical instruments in the previous Word Search produce a variety of sounds-- but only a small number of the 130 Sounds creaking and crackling in this noisy, noisy puzzle.

  • Musical Instruments
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Strike up the band! Or the orchestra, or the jazz quartet, or the (fill in the blank). With these 46 musical instruments, you can assemble the musical ensemble of your choice.

  • Islands
    by Linda Miller
    Ever dream of getting away from it all on some island? Well, we have 74 potential paradises for you. Not all of them are tropical or have sandy beaches, but each has something to offer the discerning traveler.

  • People in Uniforms or Costumes
    by Charles Wilbur
    What these 45 people do is easy to figure out: each wears a uniform or costume that gives him or her away.

  • On the Road Again
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    You can take the high road or you can take the low road with one of the 39 makes of automobiles and trucks here.

  • Money, Money
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    A little zloty here, a little baht there, and pretty soon it does add up to real money--to be exact, the 68 different units of currency from countries around the world hidden in this tough puzzle.

  • American Military Leaders
    by Brandon Marlow
    In celebration of Memorial Day 2000 and America's soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, we salute 50 of our greatest military leaders.

  • The Midas Touch
    by Linda Miller
    You'll have the Midas Touch with Word Search puzzles if you find the words or phrases that precede or follow the GOLD or GOLDEN to make 71 words, names, or phrases of "pure gold."

  • Flowers
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Bright blooms of all colors and fragrances fill our garden grid, where the names of 65 different kinds of flowers for all seasons are hidden.

  • Golf Greats
    by Charles Wilbur
    Fore! It may drive you crazy, but if you just putter along, you'll break 100 by finding the 99 Golfing Greats, from Nelson to Nicklaus, Weiskopf to Woods, trapped here.

  • "A" to "A" Words
    by Brandon Marlow
    Aloha! Hope your Amnesia is on vacation in Alaska when you tackle this Armada of 62 words length 4 or longer that begin and end with A. Alleluia!!

  • For Your Information
    by Linda Miller
    E-mail may be the quickest way yet for people to send information to each other, but the 64 additional means that go with E-mail in this grid have allowed people to communicate on many levels well before the internet existed.

  • The Sun, the Planets, and the Moons
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    The Sun, the planets, and the moons make up the 73 solar system bodies orbiting here.

  • Great Race Horses
    by Brandon Marlow
    In anticipation of Saturday's 126th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, we feature 79 of the greatest thoroughbreds of all time, including a number of winners in the "Run for the Roses."

  • The States
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    All 50 U. S. states are mapped into this Word Search, but if I were you, I wouldn't plan a trip based on who's next to whom in this puzzle. (Note: each state has a unique entry: Virginia appears separately as well as in West Virginia, for example.)

  • Famous W's
    by Linda Miller
    A puzzle Elmer Fudd would "wove": the last names, all beginning with W, of 72 famous people are hidden here. No "siwwy wabbits" though.

  • "Going, Going, Gone"
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    To celebrate the start of baseball season, the 62 last names of the 64 top home run hitters of all time are in the stands today.

  • "Y" Words
    by Brandon Marlow
    "Y" do this puzzle? Well, "Y" not? Finding the 39 words beginning with "Y" of length 5 or greater would be a "Y"ardstick of your solving abilities.

  • Men's Names
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    In case last week's "Women's Names" wasn't much use--i.e., you're expecting a boy--these 106 male names of 5 or more letters might help.

  • Women's Names
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    Expecting a baby? If so, and it's a girl, and you haven't chosen a name, we have 110 female names of 5 or more letters to give you some ideas.

  • Cheeses
    by Linda Miller
    You have your hard cheese, your soft cheese; your mild cheese, your sharp cheese; your French cheese, your English cheese. In fact, you have 48 cheeses in all--Bon Fromage!

  • All About "Me"
    by Brandon Marlow
    You don't have to be an egotist to solve this Word Search puzzle, where the little word "me" is surrounded by other letters in each of the 87 words hidden here.

  • Herbs and Spices
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    You can add any of the these 50 herbs and spices to suit your taste.

  • American Rivers
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    The names of 68 American Rivers are swimming through this grid like salmon up the Columbia River.

  • In the "Air"
    by Linda Miller
    In this "airy" concoction, 72 expressions containing the word "air" are intertwined. But bew"air", there are two extra little surprises "in the air."

  • "D" Names
    by Brandon Marlow
    Is Dharma a real name? In this Word Search it is, and it's among the 48 names beginning with D which are four or more letters in length.

  • Every Tom, Dick, and Harry
    by Brandon Marlow
    Well, not quite every Tom, Dick, and Harry, but 65 of them, real and fictional, are hidden here.

  • "Run" For It
    by Linda Miller
    41 synonyms for the little word "run" course through today's grid.

  • Colors
    by Ellen Sue Mischke
    All the colors of the rainbow are mixed into CRpuzzles' first-ever Word Search, plus lots more--105 in all!

  • The Presidents
    by Brandon Marlow
    With the Republican and Democratic conventions upon us, we honor our 41 U. S. Presidents in this Word Search puzzle. (Note: each President is hidden separately, so there are two Johnsons, etc., in the puzzle.)




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