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A Nine Letter Word For Diversion: Crossword

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On social media, pics of families crowded around elaborate jigsaw puzzles are on the rise. Not as picturesque: individuals pouring over their daily crossword puzzles. Still, thousands and thousands of them are definitely out there. Adrienne Raphel joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how these newspaper throw-ins became a fixture of daily life. Her book is “Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can’t Live Without Them.”