will now take you through the procedure you will follow to complete
and answer any CrosswordGold™ competition crossword. The
first thing I want you to do is install the Flowers Homepage. When
you click on the link below,
a box will pop up asking you to save the file. Click Save
box will pop up allowing you to select a destination. You
can save the file in whatever folder you choose, but I recommend
the file to your Desktop for easy access. An icon
will be installed on your desktop that looks like the one at
the left. Double click the open box and it will take you
through the install sequence. Upon completion you will
now have the Flowers Homepage icon on your Desktop. You
can delete the Flowers Homepage open box. Double click
Flowers Homepage to begin.
To Download The Sample Crossword)
you are not sure how to save the file to your Desktop, here’s
the sequence. This
explanation is for PC owners using XP. Other operating systems
are similar. Desktop may show as your default destination
if you have saved links there previously, or it may be at the top
of the drop down menu. If
the Save In: box has Desktop, simply click the Save button and
will see an
icon (top left image) on your desktop.
If Desktop was not your default location, you can change it. When
the folder comes up you will see a drop down, elongated menu box
up. If Desktop is not at the very top of the menu, click
the down arrow on the right side of the Save In: box. It’s
just to the left of the circle with the arrow pointing to the left.
double click Documents
and Settings. Then double click Owner. Now double click Desktop.
Then click the Save button in the bottom right corner. The
icon should now be on your Desktop.
Go to your Desktop, or the folder you selected,
and double click on the Flowers Homepage icon. The
opening page has instructions. When you click on a Puzzle
Files page link,
you will need to save the file to your
Desktop (or the folder of your choice), just as you did with the
After saving the files you will notice that you now have Lock
Box icons (upper right image). That's because these files
are encrypted. You need a password to open each lock box. I
give you the password to
Crossword lock box. It's on
the Flowers opening page. You will discover
the password to open the Flowers
box by doing the crossword. After you unlock the PDF files,
you can delete the lock boxes.
used to open lock boxes are all lower case. Install
the latest free Adobe
Acrobat Reader on your system.
That's it. The competition crosswords will follow this same
procedure. The only difference being that we will transmit
the password to open the competition puzzle's lock box on a specific
day and time through a selected medium. We will keep all
event competitors up to date on the time and methodology. Complete
the sample, and you will be ready to enter any CrosswordGold™ event. Click
here to read an outline of the methodology.