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Inspect the picture to reveal the hidden words!

Welcome to a new kind of crossword puzzle. Instead of a list of written clues, each puzzle includes a single picture. All the answers are themed around what you can see in the picture.

Some of the answers will be a simple case of saying what you see – but sometimes you might have to think a little more laterally!

How to play

Examine the picture closely to find the answers. Every word in the puzzle can be deduced from the picture.

For example:

If the picture is of the STATUE OF LIBERTY…

…the answers might include:




As you unlock each chapter you’ll find new puzzles and pictures – there are people, places, animals, food, vehicles, household objects and lots more.


  • A whole new way to play crosswords
  • 400+ puzzles over 26 chapters (with more to come)
  • End-of-chapter Guardian Levels will test your skills
  • Beautiful, detailed photo clues
  • Use instant Hints to remove unused letters or reveal the next letter on the board

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need an internet connection to play the game?

The game is designed to be playable with no internet connection. However you will need to connect to a cellular network or wifi to be able to access the in-game store or to interact with Twitter, Facebook, Game Center, etc.

How can I get more tokens?

Tokens can be purchased from the in-game store (which can be quickly accessed by tapping the ‘token’ counter in the status bar area), and they are also awarded every day the game is played. You may also be awarded tokens for completing puzzles and other objectives in the game. You may also be able to earn additional tokens by viewing video ads or taking advantage of Tapjoy offers in the Tokens section of the Store (these options may not be available in all versions).

What can I spend the coins on?

Coins can be used to buy two kinds of hints, accessible via buttons directly to the left and right of the picture on the gameplay screen. Hints can be used to fill in the next letter in the currently highlighted clue, or to remove the unused letters from the selection area (making the current clue easier to guess).

Can I use coins to buy more tokens?

Coins cannot be exchanged for Tokens at this time.

How do I turn off the ads?

Purchasing any item in the Store confers the additional benefit of removing all ads.

I have feedback about the game, or I’ve found a bug, or I just want to say “Hi”. How can I contact you?

Please select the HELP option from the Settings menu (the gear icon near the bottom of the game screen) if you require assistance.

We can be contacted via the @BigPuzzles Twitter account, the Facebook page, or by email to We cannot guarantee a reply but we do endeavour to read all messages we receive.

Where can I find more great games?

You can find more games compatible with your device through the “More Games” button within the game.