You may encounter a pop-up security box or a yellow bar at the top of the window asking your permission to load the Java applet used to make the crossword puzzle grid. If not already installed, you can download Java at

You need Java enabled to view the crossword applet.

If you do not have Java installed you can obtain it from If do have Java you may need to check your security settings to make sure that applets are enabled, especially if you are viewing the puzzle from your hard disk. In Windows XP you may be able to enable the applet by clicking on the yellow bar at the top of the window and selecting "Allow blocked content".