Crossword Puzzle Day
About Crossword Puzzle Day
When is Crossword Puzzle Day? This holiday is always observed on December 21
Crossword Puzzle Day is today, a December 21 holiday. It is very puzzling to me, why this special day would be so close to Christmas. While we love crosswords. But, who has time to do them right now!?
Well, it just so happens that crossword puzzles were created and published on this day in 1913. It was published in the New York World newspaper. Arthur Wynne is credited with creating the modern crossword puzzle. These puzzles became so popular, that competitions were held, to see who was the fastest to complete them correctly.
We sure hope you find some time this busy holiday season, to complete a crossword puzzle today and every day. They are relaxing and help you to take a break from all the stress of the holiday season.
Did You Know? Doing crossword puzzles daily is good for memory and mind health. It helps to fight against dementia. Also, you can use it to learn new words and facts. Most people who don’t know an answer will research it. Ant, that expands your brain.
How to Celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day
- Play crossword puzzles.
- Buy a puzzle book.
- Download an App onto your cell phone and you will have puzzles to solve at your fingertips wherever you go.
Thought for Today
The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all, is the person who argues with him.
History and Origin of Crossword Puzzle Day
Our research found a lot of information about crossword puzzles and their history. We did not uncover the creator of this special day, or when it was first celebrated. This is very puzzling.
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