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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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  • I am just on today, or is the Wednesday crossword unusually easy?

     
    The Trib's Wednesday online crossword puzzle usually takes me at least 13 minutes to finish (I give up at 15 minutes, as there is only so much time I want to devote to idle brain warmup exercises). Today I finished......
  • Updated clue for 70 across in today's crossword puzzle

     
    70. World's most eligible woman Work the puzzle in the paper or here....
  • 'Rubicon' recap: Where can Will turn?

     
    There was an explicit shout-out to the film that many people have compared 'Rubicon' to -- the 1975 thriller "Three Days of the Condor" -- and an implicit one in Sunday night's episode. Will Travers (James Badge Dale), the Robert......
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'I would have my secretary do it, but she’s dead'

     
    I’d like to begin this week’s recap with a moment of silence in remembrance of our dear, departed friend, Ida Blankenship (1898-1965). She is in a better place now, a place free of confusing, new-fangled intercoms, yet full of crossword......
  • On whom should 'The Simpsons' pull the RIP cord?

     
    An earlier blog post repurposed for the Sunday print column "The Simpsons" producer Al Jean recently announced plans to kill off one of the animated series' regular characters later this season — the 25th — or early next season. He......
  • Carol Burnett’s favorite things: ‘Laughter and Reflection’

     
    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...
  • Readers may be cross, but puzzle creator's aim is fun

     
    "Cross words about the crossword" -- readers Karen Banse and Jonathan Mandel each wrote with a similar play on words. They are among the readers who have emailed recently to lament changes in The Times' Sunday crossword puzzle. The complaints......
  • A crossword without the letter 'e'? It wasn't easy

     
    The April 23 crossword puzzle in Calendar carried a note: "Can you spot the unusual feature in today's clues and answers?" The answer was not in what the puzzle contained, but what it didn't. As crossword editor Rich Norris explained......
  • Google a Day trivia game tests your research skills

     
    Cheating is encouraged in Google's daily trivia game. A Google a Day is the tech giant's daily puzzle designed to test your Googling skills. A new question is posed every day on the website a googleaday.com and printed weekdays in......
  • Joel Dovev on the decorating horrors of Mom and Dad

     
    Joel Dovev: Joel Dovev's new book "Crap at My Parents' House" is a compendium of decorating atrocities culled from Dovev's blog of the same name....
  • Roofage

     
    My partner in 13 years of RCN Christmas Lights specials, Wally Ely, wrote a little piece I'd like to share here. It also serves as a final reminder that this year's show's first airing will be 9 p.m. Wednesday. He's......