The Times crossword puzzle is a British daily cryptic crossword popularised by its inclusion in the London newspaper The Times and inspired by similarly themed puzzles published in The New York Tribune since 1925. It is also one of the most widely distributed crosswords globally today.
The first crossword puzzle ever to appear in a nationally distributed newspaper was “Word-Cross”, which ran in the New York Sunday World on November 10, 1924. Will Weng, who was then the puzzles editor at the “New York Tribune”, had been approached by Walter Murphy, the editor of the Sunday supplement, with an idea for a new feature that would attract more readers to his section on Sundays; he wanted something like a combination of code and chess problems and believed.
On this page you will find all the Puzzle Page Diamond Crossword October 16 2021 Answers. In Puzzle Page you are served every day with different crosswords. Besides the classic Crossword, above mentioned, there’s also the Diamond crossword as well as the Challenger. In Diamond, there are no actual new rules involved but it’s just a more simplified crossword with a minimized number of words to be found and with pretty suggestive solutions. There are just a few clue sentences, divided in across and down, from where you’ll have to figure out the correct word hidden within. Diamond takes its name from the odd shape of the puzzle grid, which somehow contains a diamond-like form.
PLEASE NOTE: Clicking on any of the crossword clues below will show you the solution in the next page
The crossword-puzzle fad that followed eventually led to the creation of many similar puzzles in other newspapers, including some with distinctly different rules from the “New York Times”.
By 1930, Weng felt that the puzzle was growing stale. He wanted to shake things up a bit by adding an entire new level of challenge on top of what had been there before.
Weng called upon his friend Margaret Farrar (1904–1974) to help him edit and construct a brand-new cryptic crossword which would appear for the first time on Sunday January 2, 1932. The puzzle required entrants not only to fill in standard synonym squares but also to answer clues which required them to solve a second level.