10 Interesting Facts About Crossword Puzzles

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The first crossword puzzle was written by journalist Arthur Wynne (Born on June 22, 1871, in Liverpool, England) and was published in New York World in December 1913. In fact, National Crossword Day is held annually on December 21 in recognition of the very first modern crossword published on that day. Mark those calendars! Here are ten facts you probably did not know about crossword puzzles.