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6 Things All Crossword Solvers Have Experienced

We've been playing crosswords puzzles since 1913 and for some of us they're part of our routine, for some just a way to spend the time while on the bus or train but either way we've all experienced these things while trying to solve them.

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Knowing that the answer you're thinking of is wrong but it's the only one you got so you try to fit it in the grid.

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When you've only one clue left but can't find it no matter what.

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When you struggle for hours with a clue and a random friend passes by and immediately knows the answer.

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When you see people solve their crosswords with pencils instead of pens.

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The frustration of needing to Google a clue or check it out on Crossword365 — and then realizing you already knew it.

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The pure joy when you've finished a difficulty level that you never thought you'd be able to.

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