.PUZ File Extension

Across Lite Crossword Puzzle

Developer Literate Software
2.6  |  9 Votes

What is a PUZ file?

Electronic crossword puzzle that can be played or printed using Across Lite software; contains a single puzzle that can be filled out by the user.

More Information

PUZ files are provided by the New York Times and other publications. These files are typically made available as free downloads to premium subscribers. Daily crossword puzzles often have dated filenames, such as "apr0911-4.puz."

NOTE: Since PUZ files are saved in a proprietary format, they can only be opened with Across Lite, which is available as a free download.

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Programs that open PUZ files

Packed Publisher File

Developer Microsoft
2.0  |  3 Votes

Compressed publication created by Microsoft Publisher's Pack and Go Wizard; shrinks a standard Publisher document, making it easier to tranfer to other computers.

More Information

PUZ files can be expanded and opened using Unpack (Unpack.exe), which is included with Microsoft Publisher.

Programs that open PUZ files

Microsoft Unpack

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