Celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day


Crossword Puzzle Day is celebrated on December 21, on the anniversary of journalist Arthur Wynne publishing a crossword puzzle in the Sunday edition of “New York World” in 1913. Wynne was originally from Liverpool, England, where crossword puzzles were popular but more simplistic, elementary, and geared toward children. Within just a few years of Wynne introducing crosswords to the US, they were featured in nearly all American newspapers and became a fun pastime for adults. Wynne’s original puzzle can be found here

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