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1926 1929 Scratch Only 740x500

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How To Play

Everything is backwards! The fewer words you reveal on Backwards Crossword, the higher your prize.

Scratch all 18 YOUR LETTERS symbols. Then scratch each of the letters in the CROSSWORD PUZZLE that match those in the YOUR LETTERS box. If you match letters in the YOUR LETTERS box to reveal 3 or more complete WORDS in the CROSSWORD PUZZLE, win the prize indicated in the PRIZE LEGEND.

All 18 YOUR LETTERS SYMBOLS must be uncovered and used to complete all possible matching words within the crossword grid.

If you uncover ZERO words in the CROSSWORD PUZZLE, you win $10 instantly!

TOP PRIZE: $25,000

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Prizes & Odds

To Win: Odds* Number of Prizes**
$3 1 in 7.27 454,241
$5 1 in 11.11 297,342
$10 1 in 22.23 148,641
$20 1 in 129.64 25,485
$50 1 in 128.83 25,644
$100 1 in 1,193.14 2,769
$1,000 1 in 330,380.00 10
$25,000 1 in 660,760.00 5

*The overall ticket odds of winning are 1 in 3.46. 

**The number of actual winners may vary based on sales, distribution and number of prizes claimed.

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