Crosswords

On this day in 1913 the first crossword (or Word-Cross) puzzle was published in the New York World by the British journalist, Arthur Wynne. Crosswords are a very popular past time, particularly here in the Library. Here is a picture of it from Wikipedia. See if you can solve it:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:First_crossword.png

And here’s the article where it came from:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crossword

Posted in Thing of the Day

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