“These things never last very long” – the crossword craze

Crossword puzzles as we know them today began to become popular in the 1920s. This video from hidden GENIUS on Arthur Wynne and the history of crossword puzzles is a fun way to tell the story. The snippet from the 22 February 1925 edition of Perth’s Sunday Times shows how wrong a correspondent can sometimes be.

Crossword craze



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