Word Roundup by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Available for print / Web / HTML5
Word Roundup is an innovative variation on a classic format, combining the challenge of a crossword with the quick-solve satisfaction of a word search.
Unlike most word searches, in which the player knows what words to look for, Word Roundup gives crossword-style clues for the hidden words. If you think word searches are too easy, or if you're looking for a new wrinkle on an old favorite, give Word Roundup a try!
David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Hoyt's other creations include USA Today's Up & Down Words, Pat Sajak's Lucky Letters, Jumble Crosswords, TV Jumble, Find 'Em Poker and more. He has collaborated on dozens of other games, including Jumble Word Vault, Boggle Brainbusters and Tic-a-Tac Poker, and has sold board games to Hasbro and Mattel. His work appears in print, online, on mobile devices, in card games -- even in casino slot machines and scratch-off lottery games.
He currently lives in Chicago with his wife, Claire, and enjoys cycling, running and golf. Hoyt is excited to start each day in his world of puzzles: "I wake up by about 4 a.m. almost every morning because I can't wait to do what I do," he said.