How about giving a New York Parking Ticket crossword puzzle a try?
Are you a crossword puzzle fanatic like my wife? Or, never developed a fondness for ’em, like me?
[Via American Crossword Puzzle Tournament].
Crossword puzzles are said to be the most popular and widespread word game in the world, yet have a short history. The first crosswords appeared in England during the 19th century. They were of an elementary kind, apparently derived from the word square, a group of words arranged so the letters read alike vertically and horizontally, and printed in children’s puzzle books and various periodicals. In the United States, however, the puzzle developed into a serious adult pastime.
Did you know that…the creating of crosswords is called cruciverbalism among its practitioners, who are referred to as cruciverbalists, from the Latin for cross and word. Although the terms have existed since the mid-1970s, non-cruciverbalists rarely use them, calling crossword creators constructors or (especially outside the United States) setters or compilers.
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New York Parking Ticket Crossword Puzzle
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Here’s an extra hint for #1…You place it on the dashboard of your chariot.
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