If you are a crossword puzzle fan you may already know that the crossword puzzle turned 100 years old on December 21.  That's right, the first crossword puzzle was published in the New York World on December 21, 1913 according to a recent Parade Magazine story. It was created by Arthur Wynne and was placed in the paper's "Sunday Fun" section.

For the crossword puzzle fans reading this there is a unique opportunity to actually do the original crossword puzzle from 1913 by going to www.parade.com/cross.