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Crossword

It is 100 years since Liverpool born Arthur Wynne first published the ‘Word-Cross’ in the New York World Newspaper (21 December 1913). This is considered to be the moment when the ‘Crossword’ was born.

Crosswords are very popular amongst Mensans and feature regularly in regional newsletters and Mensa Magazine. They are often a challenge even for the sharpest minds due to their cryptic nature.

Mensan John Lester has complied many crosswords over the years and here gives you a handy insight into how they are created:

21 Dec 2013

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Christmas Tree

British Mensa would like to wish you all the very best for the festive period.

Please note that the Mensa office will close on Tuesday 24 December reopening on Thursday 2 January 2014. For orders placed via the Mensa Shop please see our Christmas Delivery Notice.

13 Dec 2013

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John Otterstedt - MERF

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation (MERF) have named John Otterstedt of Ridgewood, New Jersey, the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Teacher Award. He is a third-grade teacher at Hawes Elementary in Ridgewood, N.J. Nominated by a fellow teacher, Michael C. Feeney. Otterstedt was described as “a dedicated and zealous educator who demanded — and got — the very best from his students.”

27 Nov 2013

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