Partnersuche 24 scout - Single minded preoccupation crossword clue
In such puzzles shaded squares are typically limited to about one-sixth of the total.
Crossword grids elsewhere, such as in Britain, South Africa, India and Australia, have a lattice-like structure, with a higher percentage of shaded squares (around 25%), leaving about half the letters in an answer unchecked.
In languages that are written left-to-right, the answer words and phrases are placed in the grid from left to right and from top to bottom.
The shaded squares are used to separate the words or phrases. is part of both an "across" word and a "down" word) and usually each answer must contain at least three letters.
Arrows indicate in which direction the clues have to be answered: vertical or horizontal.
For example, if the top row has an answer running all the way across, there will often be no across answers in the second row.
Another tradition in puzzle design (in North America, India, and Britain particularly) is that the grid should have 180-degree rotational (also known as "radial") symmetry, so that its pattern appears the same if the paper is turned upside down.