Crossword Puzzle Pictures

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Below we have a gallery of crossword puzzle pictures for you to enjoy. You are welcome to use these pictures where you wish. Click to photos to enlarge the full size.

Picture of a head silhouette with a crossword puzzle in the middle

Feed your mind. Crossword Puzzles are healthy and a great way to keep your mind active.

Crossword puzzle with a Blue Pen Photo

Crossword puzzles are now the number-one indoor pastime in the United States, more than 30 million Americans do crossword puzzles regularly!

Filling out a Crossword Puzzle with a lead pencil

The largest crossword puzzle ever constructed had 5,553 words!

Picture of a person completing out a crossword puzzle

Greeks, Romans, and other peoples had a kind of word game called the word square that would lead to the invention of the crossword puzzle many years later.

Woman completing a Crossword Puzzle with a Pink pen

Then in 1913, an editor at a newspaper, the New York World, was constructing a word square for a puzzle page. But he decided to make a puzzle out of it by leaving the words for the readers to fill in. And instead of having the words read down the same as they read across, he let the “across” words form different words when read “down.” Called a “word-cross” at first, this was the world’s first crossword puzzle.

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