About the Newsday Crossword Puzzle
Newsday is an American daily newspaper sold throughout the New York metropolitan area, and it primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Since its inception in 1940, Newsday has won over 19 Pulitzer Prizes.
Stan Newman has been the editor of the Sunday Newsday crossword since 1988 and the daily Newsday crossword since 1992. The February 4 edition of the paper featured Newman's 10,000th puzzle!
The Newsday crossword gets more difficult throughout the week, Monday to Saturday, with Saturday being the most difficult and Sunday's puzzle considered a medium difficulty.
Where to play
The Newsday Crossword puzzle is available on the official Newsday website and in the physical print of the daily circulation. Puzzle-solvers who want to play online need a Newsday subscription for unlimited Digital Access.
Tips to solve the Newsday Crossword Puzzle
Here are some tips and tricks you can use to solve the Newsday crossword puzzle:
- Check the crossword puzzle title first for a hint.
- Find and answer the fill-in-the-blank clues and other easier clues first.
- Focus on a single area of the puzzle before moving on to another one.
- Clues typically stick to the theme of the puzzle.
- Clues can focus on current news and topics and generally avoid outdated facts.
- If you're completely stumped, you can look up the answers online!