The first book of crosswords was published in 1924. It became a best-seller and crosswords replaced mahjongg as the most popular American game. Some of the advantages of solving crossword puzzles include improved spelling, enhanced memory and increased concentration. Most of the clues in John's ESL Community's crossword puzzles are straightforward and only require a small vocabulary. However some are a little more complicated requiring vocabulary in spcific areas of knowleged. However there is always a link between the clue and the solution.
I hope you find the crossword puzzles here fun, challanging, and educational. If you have any questions about the use of these puzzles, or if you would like to suggest a topic for a new puzzle, please contact me. Now with the printable versions, you can challange yourself by working John's ESL Community's crossword puzzles in your free time at work, school or anywhere you go.