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How to solve SlideWord puzzles

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Hover and type.

Just hover the mouse over a word to see the definition, and start typing. Some words may be given to you and some may be blank.
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Words go in all four directions.

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Slide words into X area.

Slide words into the "X" area by dragging the blue arrows. Letters in the vertical words will cross letters in the horizontal words.

If the puzzle is set up as a slideword puzzle, it may have some words pre-placed. If it is set up as a traditional crossword, then all the words will be in place and you don't need to slide them.
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Look for anagrams.

Anagrams - words with the letters shuffled - give you the starting clue where words go. In this example, "TUFER" is a partial anagram of "REFUTE".
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Shaped letters.

The shape of each letter tells you what direction it reads. Adjacent letters must fit together like jigsaw puzzle pieces.
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The X reveals two diagonal words.

The diagonals make the letters green, and reveals the puzzle's "punch line". This one is "Fat cat".
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Type in upper or lower case.

Use uppercase when you are sure, lowercase when you are tentative. Press Enter to switch to upper.
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Use arrows.

Keyboard arrows can move within a selected word. Or just move the mouse.
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Need a hint?

Click on a word to reveal it. This adds 60 seconds to your time.

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