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.PUZ File Extension

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File TypeAcross Lite Crossword Puzzle
DeveloperLiterate Software
Popularity
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CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

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.

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.

Program(s) that open .PUZ files
Updated 4/11/2011

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File TypePacked Publisher File
DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryCompressed Files
File Format Description

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

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

Program(s) that open .PUZ files
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Updated 6/16/2009