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Create your own crossword, and print copies for an entire class. All in 5 minutes..
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  • Add your Clues Design a crossword with your vocabulary terms, and tailored to your lesson.
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  • Save and Access Later Your crossword is automatically saved; access it from anywhere.
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Select the vocabulary terms that are relevant to your topic. Whether you are a history teacher, an English literature fanatic, or a minister, you can create the handout best-suited to your needs.

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Print out a professional worksheet, ready to be administered. You can either print multiple copies at home, or print once and create photocopies at work.

Stop stressing out trying to figure out what your assignment will be for tomorrow. Start now, and, in five minutes, you'll have your printed worksheet in your hands.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you support foreign languages (e.g. Spanish, French, Japanese)?
Yes, we do support foreign languages that use accented characters, and even some like Japanese that don't use the Latin alphabet. We do not support, however, languages that read right-to-left like Arabic and Hebrew.
Can I print my crosswords?
Yes. WordMint allows you to print both answer keys, where the answers are already filled in, and "student copies," which can be photocopied and distributed.
Are crosswords beneficial tools in the teaching of ESL/EFL students?
We encourage you to research this on your own. It is our understanding that there are studies that support the use of crosswords for teaching English vocabulary. If you are interested in researching this, you may be interested in starting with this ERIC search.
Can I use the crossword I create on WordMint.com in a newsletter or another periodical?
Yes. We put no restrictions on the audience to which you may distribute your crosswords. You may use the crosswords you create in a newspaper, magazine, or on a website.
Is there any fee for the use of WordMint.com?
To unlock certain features, you will need to pay to "upgrade" your account.
Can I paste my crossword into a Microsoft Word® document?
Yes. You have the option of exporting your crossword to a Word document. From there you can edit it (e.g. adjusting the font type and size), or copy-and-paste it into another document (e.g. a newsletter).