Quotes about Crossword (85 quotes)

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How To Solve Crossword Puzzles

Crossword puzzles, Sudoku… I’m good at all those things. It’s not daily, but I’ll do stuff on the airplane. I love playing chess. It’s my favorite game. Votes: 4

Larry Fitzgerald

Winning an award is a great feeling but winning the Vodafone Crossword Popular Choice Award is particularly exhilarating because it is based upon public voting. I find it a strange quirk of fate that Chanakya’s Chant, a political tale, should end up winning an election! Votes: 3

Ashwin Sanghi

I’m patient with crossword puzzles and the most impatient golfer. Votes: 2

Brett Hull

Sometimes I’ll work through the crossword sections of three separate papers. Votes: 2

Samantha Bond

Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or reading a book you brought yourself. Votes: 2

Marilyn vos Savant

The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution. Votes: 2

Stephen Sondheim

One thing that I do find really sexy is a girl who’s good at crossword puzzles. Votes: 2

Chris Pine

I like doing the crossword puzzle in the New York Times, not watching E! on TV. Votes: 2

Paula Cole

I do the ‘New York Times’ crossword puzzle every morning to keep the old grey matter ticking. Votes: 2

Carol Burnett

My activities tend to revolve around crossword puzzles, reading and playing piano and games with my friends. Votes: 2

Rashida Jones

I’ve been working on ‘The New York Times’ crossword puzzle on the subway. I can make it until about Wednesday. Votes: 2

Eddie Kaye Thomas

People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while. Votes: 2

Marilyn vos Savant

Watching ‘CSI: Miami’ is like watching ‘Teen Jeopardy!’ or doing the crossword puzzle in ‘People’ magazine. It makes you feel smart even when you’re not. Votes: 2

Willie Geist

It’s the boredom that kills you. You read until you’re tired of that. You do crossword puzzles until you’re tired of that. This is torture. This is mental torture. Votes: 2

Jack Kevorkian

Yeah, I could go rock on the back porch and do crossword puzzles – but I’ve got six kids, ages 9 to 16, and someone in the family should work. That’s me. Votes: 2

David Duffield

I get up, go and get a coffee, and go do the crossword – I’m loyal to one particular paper, the ‘Guardian’ – and that’s my idea of a perfect morning. Votes: 2

Laura Marling

My recipe for bliss on a Friday night consists of a ‘New York Times’ crossword puzzle and a new episode of ‘Homicide;’ Saturdays and Sundays are oriented around walks in the woods with the dog, human companion in tow some of the time but not always. Votes: 2

Caroline Knapp

For many years, it seemed as if nothing changed in Norway. You could leave the country for three months, travel the world, through coups d’etat, assassinations, famines, massacres and tsunamis, and come home to find that the only new thing in the newspapers was the crossword puzzle. Votes: 2

Jo Nesbo

I want to know everything there is to know about Lewis and Clark. And I want to do the Sunday crossword in less than an hour. I want to be the best dad in the world. I want to play Richard II, and I want to win another Tony award. Votes: 2

Robert Sean Leonard

Where nothing in a person’s earlier years lends itself to an old age devoted to continuing intellectual and physical pursuits, a late-life interest in Tolstoy or even crossword puzzles is unlikely to appear, no matter the urging by well-intentioned social workers or people like me who write books about it. Votes: 2

Sherwin B. Nuland

My being a writer and playing Scrabble are connected. If I have a good writing day, I’ll take a break and play online Scrabble. My favorite word as a child was ‘carrion,’ before I knew what it meant. I later created crossword puzzles, which was a lot about puns, and how words would create these strange, strange things. Votes: 2

Meg Wolitzer

I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, but if I must at some time leave this life, I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a flute of champagne beside me and having just discovered the answer to the last problem in a British cryptic crossword. Votes: 2

Olivia De Havilland

I was fortunate to be able to do two movies with Harold Ramis. He was the kindest of any director with whom I worked. Harold was a genius. On top of his talent, he could do the ‘New York Times’ crossword puzzle faster than anyone! I am lucky to have known him as well as I did. I will miss him. Votes: 2

Andie MacDowell

I am interested in a lot of things – not just show business and my passion for animals. I try to keep current in what’s going on in the world. I do mental exercises. I don’t have any trouble memorizing lines because of the crossword puzzles I do every day to keep my mind a little limber. I don’t sit and vegetate. Votes: 2

Betty White

I think that, at the end of the day, I’m drawn to a certain level of ambiguous storytelling that requires hard thought and work in the same way that the ‘New York Times’ crossword puzzle does: Sometimes you just want to put it down or throw it out the window, but there’s a real rewarding sense if you feel like you’ve cracked it. Votes: 2

Damon Lindelof

I love words. Sudoku I don’t get into, I’m not into numbers that much, and there are people who are hooked on that. But crossword puzzles, I just can’t – if I get a puppy and I paper train him and I put the – if all of a sudden I’d open the paper and there’s a crossword puzzle – ‘No, no, you can’t go on that, honey. I’ll take it.’ Votes: 2

Betty White

Good innovators like to solve business crossword puzzles. Votes: 0

Scott D. Anthony

I don’t want to retire. I’m not that good at crossword puzzles Votes: 0

Norman Mailer

Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen. Votes: 0

Ambrose Bierce

Koko B. Ware is a crossword wrestler: he enters the ring vertically, and leaves horizontally. Votes: 0

Jerry Lawler

Fighting with him was like trying to solve a crossword and realizing there’s no right answer Votes: 0

Taylor Swift

The great god Ra, whose shrine once covered acres, is filler now for crossword puzzle makers. Votes: 0

Keith Preston

Why do people do crossword puzzles? There’s no reward for completing one, but some people just like the challenge. Votes: 0

Scott D. Anthony

But I’m really enjoying my retirement. I get to sleep in every day. I do crossword puzzles and eat cake. Votes: 0

Derek Landy

Just as dogs love to chew bones, the mind loves to get its teeth into problems. That’s why it does crossword puzzles and builds atom bombs. Votes: 0

Eckhart Tolle

It’s not as if I’m trying to write crossword puzzles to which one might find an answer at the back of the book or anything like that. Votes: 0

Paul Muldoon

Jesus is not directing the angelic choir, taking long naps, or doing crossword puzzles. He is completely focused on building his church, the hope of the world. Votes: 0

Bill Hybels

I turned to the Times crossword puzzle and asked Kate, “What’s the definition of a moderate Arab?” “I don’t know.” “A guy who ran out of ammunition. Votes: 0

Nelson DeMille

I never just sit down and see what’s on TV anymore. And also, I hate almost everything, so that keeps you reading magazines and doing crossword puzzles or whatever. Votes: 0

Andy Richter

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if I won a helicopter in a crossword puzzle competition? There is not much hope though I am afraid, as they never give such practical prizes. Votes: 0

Leonora Carrington

One cannot build life from refrigerators, politics, credit statements and crossword puzzles. That is impossible. Nor can one exist for any length of time without poetry, without color, without love. Votes: 0

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I became an actor because I love solving problems. I’m a big crossword puzzle person. I love doing research. One of the reasons I became Jewish is because I love text study. Votes: 0

Anthony Heald

There is a formal poetry perfect only in form?the number of syllables, the designated and required stresses of accent, the rhymes if wantedthey come off with the skill of a solved crossword puzzle. Votes: 0

Carl Sandburg

One path leads back to this world, to rebirth; one path leads beyond. Your soul stands at a crossword, trying to make a decision, flipping a coin, a nice image for the soul, I think. Votes: 0

Frederick Lenz

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