With crossword Deluxe you can easily create custom multimedia crossword puzzles with the background pictures, sounds, frames, and themes or you can import your own media. Puzzles can be printed or solves right on the computer with the option of using a variety of hints for more difficult puzzles. Crossword Deluxe also includes a spell check function and a thesaurus to help with word selection. Create your own words and clues or use the built in database of words and clues to automatically fill in the crossword. When saving your puzzles assign a grade level and a category for easy access later. The summary function allows you to track students' progress on such things as how many puzzles a student has solves, how many words were guessed, how many hints were used, and how much time was spent solving the puzzle.