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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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  • 'Rubicon' provides a brooding spy tale for conspiracy fans

     
    --Posted by Maureen Ryan There's something almost romantic about the retro feel of "Rubicon" (7 p.m. Central Sunday, AMC; two and a half stars). This brooding, meandering thriller about an analyst who stumbles upon dangerous secrets recalls an earlier,...
  • The steamy side of Maltby and Shire

    The steamy side of Maltby and Shire
    I've thought a great deal about the terrific music of Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire over the years. I can't say I ever thought of it as a soundtrack for swingers. But lava lamps, leopard skin prints and, most central of all, a giant bed (room...
  • To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?

    To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?
    For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
  • Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies

    Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies
    Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud." But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
  • 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....
  • ‘Mended Little Hearts’ aims to help parents and their children with heart defects

     
    Melanie and Ben Toth’s 9-month-old son had just gone through open heart surgery when Jenny and Aaron Shirley’s son,  just 10 days old, was being …...
  • Hair stylist’s concern for client helps save 82-year-old woman

     
    For about 20 years, Jose Moran, a stylist at Preferred Hair Salon in Schaumburg, has styled 82-year-old Joan Ludovice’s hair every week. She rarely missed …...
  • Hero hair stylist honored with key to Hoffman Estates

     
    Jose Moran doesn’t consider himself a hero, but the Hoffman Estates Police Department sure does. Moran, a 50-year-old Schaumburg resident, was honored in a ceremony …...
  • Daum: Too brainy to be president?

    Daum: Too brainy to be president?
    As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Diane Keaton

    Patt Morrison Asks: Diane Keaton
    If you're lazily inclined to define Diane Keaton by the crossword-puzzle-sized word "actor," you need to get out more. Add to that her work as director and producer, photographer, restorer of venerable houses, board member of the Los Angeles Conservancy...
  • Some scratch-off tickets appear to be defective

     
    Have you played the new $3 Red Hot Crossword game from the Florida Lottery? I bought my first tickets at the 7-Eleven at U.S. Highway 17-92 and Airport Boulevard in Sanford. I revealed my letters, but when I started to play the game, I could not scratch...