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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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  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • New format of the Trib's online crossword puzzle

     
    Players, do you like the changes to the daily online crossword? At the end you get a score, and I don't know what it means compared to the old "score," which was just the time it took you to complete......
  • ‘Star Trek: TNG’ at 25: Michael Dorn remembers the joys of Worf

     
    This is the 25th anniversary of “Star Trek: The Next Generation,”  so we caught up with Michael Dorn, who introduced ......
  • 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...
  • Meet the commenters: 'LizH'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: LizH Real name: Liz (Elizabeth), last name starts with "H". Gender: female Age: I like to say (like Carson's ads), "55 or better". I'm probably the oldest regular poster, but not in spirit!......
  • Crossword comment

     
    Today's online crossword puzzle violates what I should think would be the first rule of Monday (at least) puzzles: One across should be easy, so easy that it lures you into the puzzle. Here's the clue: "Abbr. on old Eurasian......
  • 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......