Crossword puzzle celebrates its centenary

The very first crossword puzzle ran in the New York World newspaper on December 21, 1913, a hundred years ago this week.

    What's 100 years old and remains a mystery to this day?

    The answer is the crossword puzzle which has provided light relief to generations ever since it first appeared in the New York World newspaper in 1913.
     
    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle takes a look at the staying power of the puzzle.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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