A type of number puzzle in which players have to insert numbers into a crossword-like grid, with numbered clues and some blank squares.
More example sentences
- Kakuro is the latest craze to come from the land of the rising sun.
- Similar to crosswords, Kakuro has clues both across and down.
early 21st century: blend of Japanese kasan 'addition' and kurosu, representing a Japanese pronunciation of cross.