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cross

(Disagree with), verb act in opposition to, argue, be opposed to, collide, conflict with, confront, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, debate, defy, dispute, gainsay, homini obsistere, make a stand against, neutralize, oppose, protest, refuse to conform, refute, repudiate, resist, run counter to, speak against, take exceppion, traverse
Associated concepts: cross action, cross-claim, cross-complaint, cross-demand, cross-examination, cross libels, cross section, crosswalk

cross

(Intersect), verb bisect, braid, crisscross, cut across, divide, go across, halve, intercross, interrupt, intersect, lie across, move across, section, segment, separate, split, traverse
See also: advance, annoy, antagonize, bitter, conflict, confront, contentious, contravene, counter, counteract, countervail, discompose, disobey, fight, fractious, froward, harrow, inimical, interfere, intertwine, oppose, oppugn, pass, perambulate, perverse, petulant, plague, querulous, resist, stress, thwart, traverse

CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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At the end of the study, the subjects were asked to complete the crossword assessment survey adapted from Berry and Miller (2008) to assess their perceptions of the experience of working the crossword puzzles.
In an ordinary crossword puzzle each clue is typically ambiguous.
One student comment was, "The interactive nature of the large group sessions (where crossword is one of the tools) keeps the energy levels high in the class; the sessions are relevant and students look forward to these even though it is pathology and it is at the end of the day.
He is still tweaking the code and has an idea of making a more general crossword creation program, which he might publish, or might just keep for himself.
In 1920, the World decided to hire a young Smith College graduate named Margaret Petherbridge as the solver/proof-reader of the crossword puzzle.
Say what you will about crossword puzzle fans -- just don't call them square.
The actual making of a crossword puzzle is a challenge.
In the crossword puzzle, the clues are helpfully numbered, to correspond with appropriate squares.
Daniel notes that all crossword puzzle constructors use the same hundred or so grids, with minor modifications.
Three new collections of crossword puzzles by Charles Preston (who is the Crossword Puzzle Editor of USA Today and Dow Jones's National Observer for over a decade, as well as a distinguished crossword puzzle expert who has compiled more than 100 puzzle books) are now available from AKA Associates for dedicated crossword puzzle enthusiasts.
Puzzles, games and comics have long been a staple of newspapers and beloved by their most loyal readers, and I'm sure most editors can relate to how angry subscribers get when the results of the previous day's crossword doesn't appear in the paper.
With its puzzle app Daily Celebrity Crossword, developer PuzzleSocial has updated the weekly crossword tradition of newspapers and magazines for the digital age, seeing mobile technology as an opportunity to publish a daily crossword puzzle on users' smartphones and tablets, for free.