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Crosswords

Crosswords
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT)
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT) « Show less

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  • Teen of the Week: Hillsmere teen has an online persona as a crossword puzzle blogger

    Teen of the Week: Hillsmere teen has an online persona as a crossword puzzle blogger
    Annapolis resident Annabel Thompson, 17, has always been a step ahead of the crowd. As a little girl, she took a test to attend first grade at The Key School. She was immediately promoted to second grade. So, though she skipped first grade, Annabel is...
  • 'Young at heart' composer John Kander readies 'The Visit'

    In John Kander's Manhattan apartment there's a framed poster on a wall with a blown up crossword puzzle clue. It reads, simply: "Ebb's partner." His nephew in Los Angeles sent the clue to the Tony Award-winning composer decades ago and Kander took it as...
  • Buzzer included in live trivia game show Quiz Quest

    Buzzer included in live trivia game show Quiz Quest
    If you're a trivia buff, here's a golden opportunity to parlay your love of obscure information into fabulous prizes. Well, fairly fabulous, anyway, when the live monthly game show Quiz Quest gets underway April 29 at Wire in Berwyn. Maybe not a brand...
  • Mother, teacher -- to the end

    My 101-year-old mother took her last breath on March 11. There was no attempt at resuscitation. That had been her wish, along with no life-extending measures such as nutrition or hydration along the way, crucial details she spelled out and signed in an...
  • Therapeutic Recreation Therapist

     Therapeutic Recreation Therapist
    Elissa Giammanco of Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital has been working as a therapeutic recreation therapist for a year and a half. What does your job entail? As a recreation therapist in a long-term care facility, I focus on increasing...
  • New York City welcomes back the frantic farce '39 Steps'

    Some actors in New York play multiple roles a night. A very few are asked to play six dozen — including a rock and a river. Such is the monumental task facing Billy Carter and Arnie Burton as they star in "39 Steps," the clever spoof of Alfred...
  • Book of lists gives happiness top billing

     Book of lists gives happiness top billing
    I'm always drawn to the stories of people who try to maximize their joy in this life — people who act on "what ifs" and create happiness rituals. Jacqueline Suskin is one of those people. Her new scrapbook-style art book, "Go Ahead & Like It"...
  • Church offers Easter fun to families

    Church offers Easter fun to families
    More than 600 people came out to enjoy a little pre-Easter fun at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church's Barrington campus on April 3. In addition to the traditional egg hunt, contained within the campus' Safety Town, the church's fifth annual Easter...
  • New cancer support group gives back to community

    New cancer support group gives back to community
    Last December, a group of more than 20 Barrington-area women met at Pure Organic Juicery in downtown Barrington to offer support to one another. It was the first meeting of Soul Survivors, a support group for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers....
  • Corrections and clarifications for Saturday, March 28, 2015

    •In Friday's A+E section, the solution grid to the previous day's crossword puzzle contained two misspelled answers. The correct solution to 15 across is APAR. The correct solution to 6 down is LAGO. •In Thursday's A+E section, the Bridge...
  • Welcome To The House Geno AND Kathy Auriemma Built

    Welcome To The House Geno AND Kathy Auriemma Built
    There are no prestigious coaching awards hanging on the walls. Instead there are decorative reminders to "hope," "dream" and "laugh." There are no team championship trophies, but plenty of intimate family photographs, including one in a "Great Dads Get...