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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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  • Six surprising things that can lower your IQ

    Even if you can easily complete the daily crossword puzzle and regularly trounce your pals in Words With Friends — classic ways to keep your mind sharp — there may be other everyday habits chipping away at your intellect, sabotaging your...
  • Speak Out

    Americans are getting more obese and out of shape every day. To help stop this unhealthy trend, at least in the Southland, in stepped the editors of the Daily Southtown with the new format for the paper. Rather than complain about the paper, use the new...
  • Life After 'WordPlay': American Crossword Tourney Returns To Stamford

    Life After 'WordPlay': American Crossword Tourney Returns To Stamford
    The American Crossword Puzzle Tournament was founded at the Stamford Marriott in 1978 and was held there every March until 2007. Then Hollywood came calling. A documentary, "Wordplay," was filmed at the 2005 tourney and released to critical and...
  • Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man gets serious about Hollywood

    Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man gets serious about Hollywood
    A sock-clad Method Man padded into the hallway of his Staten Island home. On the stove in the kitchen an inviting dish sat cooling. Floral arrangements filled the dining room table. The local news played unobtrusively in the background. "Welcome to...
  • Rookie defeats ex-classmate in Sedgebrook spelling

    Rookie defeats ex-classmate in Sedgebrook spelling
    Amid all the usual hijinx that is Sedgebrook's annual spelling bee — observers frequently complaining that they could not hear the overhead loudspeakers, organizers trying to shush the observers who could hear and were spelling along with the...
  • John R. North, civil engineer

    John R. North, civil engineer
    John R. North, a retired civil engineer and church organist, died March 6 at York Hospital in York, Pa., of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 77. The son of Clyde M. North, a Green Spring Dairy stationary engineer, and Edna Erhardt North, a homemaker, John...
  • RedEye JUMBLE Crossword answer for March 9, 2015

    1A: Nightly 6A: Slender 8A: Head 9A: Epic 11A: Dismiss 12A: Rooster 2D: Iceland 3D: Hide 4D: Asphalt 5D: Success 7D: Reptile 10D: Asks BONUS: South Korea     Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook...
  • Kind words exchanged — 50 years after the divorce

    I went to see my ex-husband (E.H.) in the hospital Sunday. I've had as little interaction with him as possible since our divorce in 1965, considering that we share two children. But last Sunday, I was having breakfast with my son Mark, who was visiting...
  • Bernice Gordon, longtime creator of crossword puzzles, dies at 101

    Bernice Gordon, longtime creator of crossword puzzles, dies at 101
    Bernice Gordon, who delighted, bedeviled and sometimes outraged aficionados of the crossword puzzle during a six-decade career unusual not only for its longevity but the artfulness of her brain-teasing constructions, died Thursday at her Philadelphia...
  • Not your standard mystery novel: 'City of Brick and Shadow'

    It figures. Tim Wirkus sits in a restaurant by UC Irvine talking about his book "City of Brick and Shadow," a novel about the elusive quest to nail down the truth, and his responses stymie a reporter's facile attempts to connect art to life. That...
  • March: Chinese New Year to Georgia blossoms

    March comes in like a lion, they say, with a spectacular Chinese New Year's Parade in San Francisco and "world's leading art fair" in the Netherlands. Then it should go out like a lamb just in time for Miami Beach's Centennial Celebration and the...