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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Autistic Enchantments

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 7:42 PM

(Continued)

Log24  on January 31, 2015 — 

Spellbound (continued)

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 3:33 AM 

The New York Times  this morning, in an
obituary for a maker of crossword puzzles :

"… the first known crossword puzzle appeared in
an American newspaper. (Called a 'word-cross'
and shaped like a diamond, it was published in
The New York World  on Sunday, Dec. 21, 1913.)"

See St. Nicholas  magazine, November 1874, p. 59 :

For the answer, see this  journal on Aug. 29, 2002
(with a scene from Spellbound ) and on July 15, 2004.

The 1913 puzzle from above, claiming priority —

A more sophisticated puzzle related to the previous post

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