Arthur Wynne developed the first crossword puzzle for the New York World newspaper on December 21, 1913. Shaped like a diamond, he called it a qWord-Cross Puzzle, q and thus the famous game was born. Celebrating the 100-year anniversary, professional crossword constructor and editor Ben Tausig explores the colourful and unusual upbringing of this most addictive game, including 100 challenging puzzles from all different time periods. He also uncovers: The evolution of the crossword puzzles' shape; how basic expected knowledge has changed through the years; and the notorious qbreakfast table ruleq and the puzzles that break it. Read the amazing history and then - if you're up to the challenge - try your pen or pencil on the crosswords your parents, grandparents, or great grandparents did decades ago!In the center of Like the Honda Element Employeea#39;s assets Three-dimensional Pickled Chorus around babies Word after Old or Scary Underwear brand that recently ended their relationship with Charlie Sheen 10. Paint with a saintly ring 3 . 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. ... Style manual publisher 39. Chisel cousin 40. Pince-___ 43.
|Title||:||The Curious History of the Crossword|
|Publisher||:||Race Point Pub - 2013-11-27|