Crossword generator

Frank Buss fb at
Sun Sep 1 10:57:42 CEST 2002

Tim Roberts <timr at> wrote:

> These are only pseudo-crosswords.  Like most automatic crossword
> generators, it doesn't worry about symmetry, and it only crosses a few
> words here and there.
> Creating a challenging, interesting, and legitimate crossword puzzle
> is very, very difficult.  Few humans can do it well, and it will be a
> while yet before they can describe their own algorithms in such a way
> that it can be automated.

I don't think so. Perhaps there are no program in Python, but here is an 
example for a program, which looks like it produces crossword puzzles with 
symmetry and lots of words crossing, and really fast online as a CGI 

Frank Buß, fb at,

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