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How It Began


David Schulman


Should anyone ask, "Who originated crossword puzzles?", or, "How did the first crossword puzzle get its start?", here are some of the salient facts, as best I have been able to gather them. You see, I have had reason to investigate the history of crosswords. Before the recent appearance of that superb reference work, Colliers Encyclopedia, I was consulted by Major Donald D. Millikin for information on his article about crossword puzzles.