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Solving puzzles is a meaningful part of people’s lives the world over. We create crosswords, sudokus, wordsearches and more which provide a way to relax, give a sense of achievement and unite puzzlers of all ages.

Today our readers have plenty to choose from, with a portfolio of 31 titles including those which offer a mix of puzzles and others made up of a single type, such as arrowwords or codebreakers — perfect for the solver who wants pages full of their personal favourite. We also have specially designed magazines for children and sizes ranging from mini to large print. 

Bauer puzzles


Our connection with Take a Break began in 1990 and our teasers continue to be an integral element of the UK’s best-selling women’s weekly, as well as the route to winning some amazing prizes. It’s a partnership which has also produced a range of dedicated Take a Break puzzle magazines, including Take a Crossword and Take a Puzzle. Plus, a selection of regularly updated free online games.



Leave the problem-solving to us.

Puzzles have never been so popular. Grow your business and increase engagement with the help of syndicated crosswords, wordsearches, sudokus, quizzes and more.

Our experienced team can provide bespoke brainteasers for use in print or across online platforms. Bauer puzzles already feature in some of the UK’s best-selling magazines and newspapers, as well as reaching global audience online through our own brands and partners including Wizarding World (the digital hub for fans of all things Harry Potter) and Alzheimer’s Society.

Choose from a variety of options for your publication or website at a frequency and skill level to suit you. You’ll find this an ideal way to increase interest in an existing service, bring attention to a new product or as an accompaniment to competitions and prize giveaways.

Whether you’d like themed teasers tailored to your brand, or ready-made classics which keep people coming back — we’ve got you covered.


When it comes to puzzles, we’ve got the answers.

More information about syndication opportunities is available by emailing puzzles.syndication@bauermedia.co.uk.

We’re always interested in new puzzle ideas. If you have one of your own which you’d like to discuss please contact david.ker@bauermedia.co.uk.

For subscription queries call 01858 438884 or visit www.greatmagazines.co.uk/subscriptions/puzzle-magazines


Puzzle Mags Catalogue PDF





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