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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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  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
  • Go Away With ... Carl Reiner

    Go Away With ... Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner created "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and directed films such as "The Jerk." He has won multiple Emmys, a Grammy and, in 1999, was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. His books include "All Kinds of Love," "Enter Laughing" and his...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more
    A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the...
  • 'Lucy' film features brain capacity myth, but let your mind enjoy it anyway

    Scarlett Johansson's character Lucy in the eponymous hit movie in theaters has such a highly functioning brain that she develops telepathy and telekinesis. When Lucy is accidentally drugged and harnesses her brain's full potential, she achieves superhuman...
  • Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?

    Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?
    Coqui swallowed your vowels? Chillax, frenemy! Breathe deeply, practice qigong to increase your life force and maybe your Scrabble score. Or just give up that word game all together and go straight to numbers and Sudoku. If none of that makes sense,...
  • Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.

    Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.
    When you head out to vote Nov. 4, be sure to pack lunch and a few crossword puzzles. It's going to take a while. In addition to races for U.S. Senate, governor, General Assembly, judgeships and other posts, the ballot will include a buffet of pick-your-...
  • Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker

    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker
    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98. The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
  • New Orleans woman gets 'party' funeral

    New Orleans woman gets 'party' funeral
    A New Orleans woman received an unorthodox funeral that included Busch beer, menthol cigarettes and disco lights, WGNO reports. Miriam "Mae Mae" Burbank was a lively, "life of the party" type of woman, according to her family. So it was only fitting...
  • Anne Arundel organization tackles adult literacy

    Deborah Bias began taking adult literacy classes last August, and since then the Annapolis resident has vaulted from a kindergarten reading level to third grade, picking up about a thousand words along the way. Her instruction comes courtesy of an...
  • Mailbag: Hobby Lobby ruling gives religion undue influence

    Religion is a belief system not supported by scientific facts. It should not be part of our legal, political or educational systems. Survival of our species requires that we use our brains to cope with environmental hazards. To deny science is akin to...
  • There are ways to control symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com It's understandable when patients with multiple sclerosis focus only on treating symptoms and forget their bodies have other needs, but that's not the best course of action. "A therapeutic approach that...