Learn The History Of The New York Times Crossword PuzzleThere are plenty of crossword puzzles in publications across the country, but when we think of the pinnacle of puzzledom (Not officially a word, but, perhaps, it should be?), the purveyors of the most preeminent puzzles, we bow to The New York Times (NYT). But how did it all begin?
Origin of picture puzzle
First recorded in 1895–1900
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There were a lot of little shelves and cubby-nooks there, but they were only a new and pleasant variation to the picture-puzzle.Dwellers in Arcady|Albert Bigelow Paine