CROSSWORD PUZZLE PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1913

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Arthur-Wynne

Arthur Wynne (above), a journalist from Liverpool, England, published what he
called a “word-cross” puzzle in the “Fun” supplement of the Sunday edition of the
New York World
. It was the first crossword puzzle to be published. The name was
later changed to “crossword” and became a regular weekly feature in the World
and spread to other newspapers.

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