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Will the crossword survive amidst declining sales of newspapers?

July 18th, 2015

Episode 489 of 1744 episodes

Jonathan Crowther, who compiles the cryptic crossword, began putting together puzzles for the newspaper in 1972. How have crosswords changed since then and are they likely to survive given the declining sales of newspapers?

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