What's New

3-Apr-2012
We have partnered with Tucson-based E-junkie to give you instant delivery of our products 24/7. Payments are still made through PayPal.

21-Oct-2011
A dictionary of anagrams released as an electronic book for Kindle readers:

1-Oct-2011
Version 2.11 of TEA Crossword Helper released with the following enhancements:
  • Words and phrases up to 100 letters allowed
  • Previously used patterns remembered between sessions
  • A new dictionary for exploring Letter Banks
  • Expanded dictionaries: over 6.5 million unique answers

24-Sep-2011
Version 3.4 of Sympathy Crossword Construction released with support for importing and exporting crosswords in the ipuz open standard format.

10-Apr-2010
Our web site has been given a much-needed overhaul. If you find any problems or have any comments about the changes, please feel free to Contact Us.

12-Jul-2009
Much of the biographical material about Ross Beresford has been moved to Ross Beresford's biography.

31-Dec-2008
Crossword Man starts a blog: An Englishman Solves American Crosswords

1-Jan-2007
Launch of the Crossword Man brand to market Ross Beresford's crossword software, such as TEA Crossword Helper and Sympathy Crossword Construction.

23-Oct-2004
The new Playfair Cipher page includes a utility for enciphering/deciphering, as well as information about the cipher and its history.

5-Jun-2004
Version 1.1 of Wordplay Wizard released with internet lookup and expanded indicator lists.