Crossword is a word puzzle that comes with newspaper. Ted Mosby is known for liking crosswords.
• In Girls Versus Suits, Ted mentions that Cindy also loves doing crosswords.
• In Rabbit or Duck, Ted claims that Ulee's Gold often appears in crosswords "because of its vowels", a question asked earlier by Don Frank.
• In Robots Versus Wrestlers, Ted confirms that Ulee's Gold does appear often "because of all the vowels" after meeting Will Shortz, editor of The New York Times crossword puzzle
• In Natural History, a news article about Goliath National Bank destroying The Arcadian is published right above the crossword, on the Saturday which is also "Crossword Day", something that even Ted's kids know of.
• In The Fortress,
• In Coming Back,