Question: What puzzle was first designed as a diamond?

Wynnes puzzle, when it debuted, was an intricately-designed diamond, hollowed out at the core. (In fact, the shape wasnt the only thing that changed. Originally, Wynne called his creation a Word-Cross, after its bisecting lines.

What was the shape of the first crossword puzzle?

diamond-shaped While the first puzzle was diamond-shaped, he later invented horizontal and vertical shaped puzzles; and Wynne invented the use of adding blank black squares to a crossword puzzle. The crossword puzzle in a British publication was published in Pearsons Magazine in February 1922.

What was the first crossword puzzle in 1913?

diamond shaped December 21, 1913 was the date and it appeared in a Sunday newspaper, the New York World. Wynnes puzzle(see below) differed from todays crosswords in that it was diamond shaped and contained no internal black squares.

Where was the first crossword puzzle made?

New York World newspaper The first-ever crossword puzzle ran in the New York World newspaper on December 21, 1913.

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