About the USA Today Crossword Puzzle
USA Today is an American daily newspaper owned by Gannett and one of the most widely circulated newspapers worldwide. Like many daily publications, USA Today regularly publishes crossword puzzles and other games for its readers.
In 2021, USA Today announced the relaunch of its Crossword Puzzle, one of the most popular daily crosswords on the internet. The subscription-based crossword is now available for all readers on mobile and desktop and adds to its premium offerings.
USA Today's crossword editors are Erik Agard and Amanda Rafkin. Agard is a former Jeopardy winner and works with Rafkin to manage over 40 puzzle creators and publish about seven puzzles per week. The puzzles generally feature a 15x15 grid with various clues dealing with American culture, world events, general knowledge, and more.
Puzzle-solvers can play USA Today's crossword puzzle online through the official USA Today website or the USA Today Crossword mobile app on the App Store and Google Play. The website also features a variety of other puzzles, including a USA Today News Quiz, Sudoku, Quick Cross, KenKen, Lexigo, Unolingo, Mahjong, and more.
Subscribers to USA Today can access an unlimited number of puzzles and recent Crosswords for a monthly fee. The newly launched USA Today crossword app is free to download and costs $5.99 a month for unlimited puzzles.
Tips for Solving USA Today Crossword
Here are some tips to help you solve the crossword puzzles in USA Today:
- Start with the fill-in-the-blank clues, which are usually the easiest to solve.
- Work off the letters you know from previous answers.
- Come back to the tougher clues later.
- Look up answers if you're completely stumped!