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Get A Clue: Looking At Crosswords

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Look down, not up, and maybe have a glance sideways. Working on a crossword means examining words and letters in a way you usually wouldn't when you're just reading.

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we look at the history of the crossword puzzle over the last hundred years.

Guests:

  • Alan Connor, journalist for the BBC and The Guardian and author of The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles and Linguistic Mischief
  • Dan Margolies, KCUR’s Health Editor and puzzle aficionado

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Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.