Vocabulary Activities

Vocabulary from Economist article about Crossword Puzzles

Article on Economist.com
Clued up - Hip to be square: the unlikely survival of the crossword

Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.

clued-up, hip, square, unlikely, peculiar, aloof, to unwind, contestant, anything but, savage, a staple of, wordplay, codebreaker, in decline, put off, brain-teaser, grid, uninitiated, to crack, to stroke, greying, lot, newcomer, to disqualify, to mutter.

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