A crossword puzzle is a word puzzle that normally takes the form of a square or a rectangular grid of white and black shaded squares. The goal is to fill the white shaded squares with appropriate letters by forming words or phrases. But to do so you need to solve the clues first which will automatically be leading you towards the answers. Mostly the language choice is English. The words are written left to right, while the answer words and phrases are placed in the grid from left to right as well as from top to bottom. The shaded squares are used to separate the words or phrases.
History of crossword puzzle
According to a survey crossword puzzles are said to be most popular as well as the most widespread word puzzle game in the world. In almost every newspaper they regularly print crosswords with suitable hints. And after each successive week they announce the name of the individual who will be able to solve most of the crossword puzzle answers throughout the week. Not only newspaper, most of the monthly magazines as well as e magazines also print crosswords at a regular basis. For the elder generation such game works to bring back the childhood memories. The term is successively related to the nostalgia of older days.
The first crossword puzzle was written by Arthur Wynne which was published in New York world in December 1913. Even such interesting game was banned in Paris during the time of Second World War. It was thought to be one of the best ways of passing messages secretly to the enemies.
Such game is also termed as scribbles. So after reading the artefact if you are also gaining interest to play crosswords do not waste your time and start playing. Who can say that this year you won’t be the winner of world crossword tournament?