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The Crossword Centennial: 100 Years of Black and White Squares

Event Type: Author Readings/Lectures
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen
Date: 12/21/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 December 21, 2013, is the 100th anniversary of the crossword puzzle—and it's also the day that David Steinberg, crossword editor of The Orange County Register's associated newspapers and the second-youngest constructor to be published in The New York Times under Will Shortz's editorship, will be coming to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Center library to talk about crosswords! After hearing a brief history of the crossword puzzle, you'll learn about the Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project, find out how a crossword puzzle is constructed and edited, hear strategies for solving even the most challenging of puzzles, and have an opportunity to ask all your crossword-related questions! This program is designed for solvers, constructors, and would-be constructors of all ages—anyone with an interest in the wonderful world of crosswords!
Library: Peninsula Center Library    Map
Location: Community Room