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This is the solution to the world's first crossword (click here for the blank puzzle):

Fill in the small squares with words which agree with the following definitions.

2-3.What bargain hunters enjoy.6-22.What we all should be.
4-5.A written acknowledgment.4-26.A day dream.
6-7.Such and nothing more.2-11.A talon.
10-11.A bird.19-28.A pigeon.
14-15.Opposed to less.F-7.Part of your head.
18-19.What this puzzle is.23-30.A river in Russia.
22-23.An  animal of prey.1-32.To govern.
26-27.The close of a day.33-34.An aromatic plant.
28-29.To elude.N-8.A fist.
30-31.The plural of is.24-31.To agree with.
8-9.To cultivate.3-12.Part of a ship.
12-13.A bar of wood or iron.20-29.One.
16-17.What artists learn to do.5-27.Exchanging.
20-21.Fastened.9-25.To sink in mud.
24-25.Found on the seashore.13-21.A boy.
10-18.The fibre of the gomuti palm.  

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