1. crossword puzzle a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
  2. crossroads a crisis situation when a critical decision must be made
  3. crossword a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
  4. cross-fertilize cause to undergo cross-fertilization
  5. grassroots of or involving the common people rather than those in power
  6. cross-purpose a contrary aim
  7. crossroad a junction where one street or road crosses another
  8. grass roots the common people at a local level
  9. jigsaw puzzle a puzzle that requires you to reassemble a picture that has been mounted on a stiff base and cut into interlocking pieces
  10. crosspiece a horizontal beam that extends across something
  11. cross-modal relating to different sense modalities
  12. cross-ply of or relating to an older kind of automobile tire that had a flexible tread and relatively stiff sidewalls
  13. razzle-dazzle any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent
  14. coureur de bois a French Canadian trapper
  15. cross-fertilise cause to undergo cross-fertilization
  16. crosscut handsaw handsaw that cuts at right angles to the grain
  17. cross-reference a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
  18. cross-division classification according to more than one attribute at the same time
  19. cross-cultural dealing with or comparing two or more cultures
  20. Colorado beetle black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide