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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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  • Chasing Down The Muse: Finding beauty wherever we are

    "Wanna go to a movie?" My youngest daughter's call rouses me from the Sunday crossword puzzle. I hesitate for a brief moment, not even lifting my head. "Nope. The day is just too beautiful to be inside. Sorry." And the day is gorgeous. Absolutely...
  • Marian Brown Hall

    Marian Brown Hall
    Marian was born September 1, 1911 in Medford, OR and passed away on January 20, 2011 in Woodland Hills, CA at the age of 99. Marian was married to Dixi Gail Hall in 1933 until his death in 2003. They had two sons, Charles and Peter who preceded both...
  • Carol Burnett loves laughter and reflection, the themes of her tour

     Carol Burnett loves laughter and reflection, the themes of her tour
    America's funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn't dwell on the past. She embraces it. "I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show," she says. "The show," of course, is the legendary "Carol Burnett Show" that ran on CBS from 1967-1978....
  • Alice Akimi Hanna

    Alice Akimi Hanna was born November 25, 1926 in Makawele (now Kaumakani), Kauai, grew up on the Kekaha Mauka Sugar Plantation (Hukipo Camp), and passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2011 in Huntington Beach, CA at the age of 84 after a 10-year...
  • Book review: 'Emily, Alone' by Stewart O'Nan

    Book review: 'Emily, Alone' by Stewart O'Nan
    Emily, Alone A Novel Stewart O'Nan Viking: 255 pp., $25.95 Stewart O'Nan's books are not about poverty, life's crises, gross injustice or family drama; in fact, there's very little drama in his works. He has become a spokesperson — in modern...
  • Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast

    Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast
    When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago. Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
  • Rahm Emanuel's parents say ancestors would be proud

    Rahm Emanuel's parents say ancestors would be proud
    In the weeks since her middle son won his mayoral campaign, Marsha Emanuel has found herself waking up in the middle of the night and creeping down to the family room to look at the pictures hanging on the wall. The faces in the faded photographs stare...
  • 2011 Ford Explorer is a tech-heavy SUV more suited to on-road adventures

    2011 Ford Explorer is a tech-heavy SUV more suited to on-road adventures
    Confronted with rock-strewn hills, or pavement that is flat, straight and most likely located in Illinois, drivers of vehicles that easily switch between two- and four-wheel drive should know which button to choose. But with its completely redesigned...
  • Sylvia Bursztyn dies at 62; created Sunday crossword puzzles for the L.A. Times

    Sylvia Bursztyn, who parlayed her playful spirit and love of language into a 30-year career of creating devilishly clever Sunday crossword puzzles for the Los Angeles Times, has died. She was 62. Bursztyn was found dead at her Granada Hills home on Dec....
  • Papers expand to Sundays

    Glendale and Burbank residents will see expanded news coverage of their cities and the region this weekend with the debut of the Sunday News-Press & Leader. The newspaper, combining the resources of the Glendale News-Press and the Burbank Leader, will...
  • Her cup is more than half full

    Her cup is more than half full
    On any weekday morning, you’ll find Wanda Bergstrom at Montrose’s City Hall Coffee Shop, where she’s waited on customers for 41 years. It’s 5:30 a.m., and her regulars won’t arrive for another 15 minutes, so she has time to...