WOW - 100 years already! Believe it or not, the first Crossword puzzle appeared in the New York World on December 21, 2013 in the paper's "Sunday Fun" section. According to a recent Parade Magazine story, it was created by Arthur Wynne. If you're like me and you love doing the crossword puzzles when you can, then I challenge you to try to do the very first one every created! Just go to this link and try your hand at it!
The Crossword Puzzle Turns 100! Get a Free, Printable Copy of the First Puzzle