The easy Italian wordsearch uses the same dictionary as the crossword.
There is also an
intermediate Italian crossword and wordsearch using vocabulary suitable for
intermediate language learners.
Learning the most common Italian words,
and 500 Italian sentences is a good place to begin.
Additional courses such as ItalianPod101.com, and others are described in this guide to speaking Italian if you prefer a more structured approach.
Amazon sell a range of Italian crosswords:
Easy Italian Crossword Puzzles