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Play the first ever newspaper crossword!

On this day in 1924 The Sunday Express printed a crossword puzzle for the first time ever in a UK publication.  In recognition of this fact we have a marmalade flavoured treat for you – spread it over a warm crumpet, grab a cuppa and see if you can solve this vintage puzzle using modern technology.  Unlike in 1924, this version will work on smartphone, tablet and desktop!

Digital Marmalade are supplying digital crosswords for publishing giants such as The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun and The Wall Street Journal…so if today’s treat whets your appetite, you’ll find plenty more to snack on by seeking out all they have to offer.

First UK Newspaper printed crossword

Try your hand at this crossword from 1924 on smartphone, tablet or desktop.

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