Crossword Puzzle History
The first crossword puzzle graced the pages of the Sunday New York World on December 21, 1913. The first crossword puzzle was created by Arthur Wynne. After the first issue, it never looked back. It became a weekly feature until it became a craze.
The Major Variations of Crosswords
If you’re familiar with crossword puzzles, then you know that a typical puzzle consists of white and black boxes. The white boxes would be where you will place the words that are hinted in the clues. But aside from the puzzle boxes you see in newspapers and other publications, there are other major variations of crosswords, some of which you might not have even encountered before.
How Crossword Puzzles Came to Be
Solving crossword puzzles is one of the most "indulged in" activities for people who love mind games. This is because this game is reported to be good for the mind since it encourages intellectual stimulation.