.puz

File Type 1 Generic IconPacked Publisher File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
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.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Unpack

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconAcross Lite Crossword Puzzle
File Format Proprietary (Literate Software)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

A PUZ file is an electronic crossword puzzle created with Across Lite. It contains clues and a crossword grid that can either be printed or filled out by the user.

Important: The PUZ file format is used by the New York times for distributing electronic crossword puzzles.

Info About Literate Software Across Lite

Across Lite is a electronic crossword puzzle program. It allows users to play crossword puzzles on a PC or print them out to be completed with a pen and paper. The software is available as a free download for both Windows and Macintosh platforms.

Open With
Windows

IconLiterate Software Across Lite

macOS

IconLiterate Software Across Lite

Updated April 9, 2011
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