Michelle speaks with a teenage crossword genius and Lauren takes you on a tour of the OED archive.
Featured in this episode:
- Michelle goes on-site with former Oxford intern Caleb Madison, the youngest person to publish a crossword puzzle in the New York Times (at the age of 15). A puzzle by his class at Sundays at JASA: A Program of Sunday Activities for Older Adults was recently published in the New York Times and featured on the Wordplay blog.
- Lauren gets a private tour of the OUP museum in Oxford with Archivist Martin Maw.
This slideshow features the crossword class in action, and some impressively old printing relics. (Click the image if you would like to see it larger.)[slideshow]
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