Q: What happened when the crossword puzzle champion died?
A: They buried him six down and eight across.
Of interest, Dan Feyer is currently the champion of The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the largest and oldest U.S. crossword-solving tournament held annually in late February or early March. Watch Dan show his skills in the video below.
The crossword puzzle had just celebrated its 100th birthday! Discover the roots of a hobby that wasn't expected to last at The Washington Post.