I came across a curious contour bottle-shaped crossword puzzle in the Archives a few years back. I had no clue what it was at the time, but then about a week ago, while flipping through pages of The Red Barrel magazine, the monthly magazine published by The Coca-Cola Company from the 1920s to the 1950s, I came back across the puzzle, this time with the clues. It turns out that this was the Coca-Cola crossword puzzle winner in the March 1925 issue of The Red Barrel. That's right, readers would develop original crossword puzzles containing words pertaining to Coca-Cola to be published in the magazine. All you crossword puzzle enthusiasts can try your hand at this one, and I'll share an image of the original completed puzzle artwork soon so you can see how well you did! Use the comments field to ask your peers for help and anything else related to the puzzle.

I'll give you one answer: 7 Horizontal - The average enthusiast consumed three bottles per day in 1925, according to the puzzle. Good luck finding the rest of the answers!

Coca-Cola Crossword Puzzle from The Red Barrel March 1925