23 Printable Crossword Puzzles to Test Your Smarts
We’ve collected a number of the crossword puzzles that Reader’s Digest runs in their large print edition every month for the past few years. Give these printable crossword puzzles a try and then come back to see how many answers you got correct. Bonus, they help keep your brain sharp!
Printable Crossword Puzzle: September 2017
We’ve used the names of Snow White’s diminutive friends as clues in this crossword. How they are defined is up to you to determine. Here’s a tip: If you whistle while you work, solving will go faster.
Printable Crossword Puzzle: October 2017
A bit of wisdom is threaded through this puzzle, expressed by a multitalented performer with seven Emmys. Can you deduce the identity of this role model, as well as her smart observation? If you’re good with letters, try to see if you can find the missing words in these puzzles. Less than 60% of people can.
Printable Crossword Puzzle: November 2017
Afghan can refer to a cozy blanket, a native of a certain Asian country, or a silky-haired hunting hound. In this puzzle, we feature five more dog breeds that do double duty.
Printable Crossword Puzzle: December 2017/January 2018
Every year, the James E. Sullivan Award is presented to the nation’s most outstanding amateur athlete. The first honoree was golfer Bobby Jones, in 1930. Can you deduce the identities of five other winners with just the year and the sport as clues?
Printable Crossword Puzzle: February 2018
This puzzle features phrases that begin with the word short. But to make these answers even briefer, we’ve omitted the short. So, for example, in response to the clue “Finalists,” you’d write “list” in the grid (“short list”).