Game Show that originally ran in daily syndication from 1975-80, originally hosted by Jack Clark. Two teams, each consisting of two celebrity guests and a civilian captain, competed to solve thematic crossword puzzles. The celebrities earned money for their team captain by answering individual clues, but only the contestants were allowed to solve the master puzzle.A one-season revival aired for the 1986-87 season as The New CrossWits, hosted by David Sparks. The new version used color-coded puzzles, depending on whether the solution was a person, place or thing.
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