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A Fun Zone's Trivia Question #3

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In 1913 the first of this modern type of puzzle was published in the "New York World". What type of puzzle was it?

1. Jumble
2. Dot to dot
3. Acrostic
4. Crossword puzzle





 

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In 1913 the first of this modern type of puzzle was published in the "New York World". What type of puzzle was it?

Correct answer:
 
Crossword puzzle

Incorrect answers:
Jumble
Acrostic
Dot to dot

Interesting Info:
It was devised by Arthur Wynne and was a diamond shape. Originally known as a word-cross, it later took the familiar square shape and became known as a crossword.