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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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  • 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...
  • Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big

    Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big
    A Carpentersville woman is $250,000 richer thanks to a recent lottery ticket purchase. On Friday, Ginger McGee was presented with an oversized ceremonial check from Illinois Lottery officials to commemorate her win. Her daughter purchased the ticket for...
  • Margaret H. Downes, homemaker

    Margaret H. Downes, homemaker
    Margaret H. Downes, a homemaker and volunteer, died Thursday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of respiratory failure. She was 95. The daughter of Dr. James Stephenson Hopkins, a dentist, and Elizabeth Finney Hopkins, a homemaker, the...
  • Talk of the County: God's love is the solution to violence, hate

    Talk of the County: God's love is the solution to violence, hate
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com God's love is a solution I see all...
  • Robert Thomas Jr., Pearl Harbor survivor and ex-O.C. official, dies at 95

     Robert Thomas Jr., Pearl Harbor survivor and ex-O.C. official, dies at 95
    Robert Thomas Jr., Orange County's first chief administrative officer and one of its handful of remaining Pearl Harbor survivors, has died at age 95. Thomas passed away from natural causes Feb. 10 at the home of his son, Robert Thomas III, in Gridley, a...
  • Talk of the County: Waukegan man praised, criticized for activism

    Talk of the County: Waukegan man praised, criticized for activism
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. Go north for Bible In response to...
  • Talk of the County: Readers argue merits of red-light cameras

    Talk of the County: Readers argue merits of red-light cameras
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. Keep red-light cameras I would...
  • Ask Amy: Sham wedding makes faux out of friends

    Ask Amy: Sham wedding makes faux out of friends
    Dear Amy: A friend of 15 years had her wedding this past fall. In my recent phone conversation with the "bride," she slipped up and I learned the couple were never legally married. The "bride" said the "groom" wanted to wait until 2015 because of...
  • Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month

    Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month
    For some, heart disease rears its ugly head with sudden, disabling pain. For others, it is hidden, building slowly, often causing a person to ignore the symptoms or dismiss them as something less serious like heartburn or general fatigue. Regardless...
  • 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...
  • Despite Alzheimer's ravages, their love endures

    Despite Alzheimer's ravages, their love endures
    Martin Glass presses a spoonful of creamed spinach to his lips, checking the temperature. Then he lifts the spoon to the mouth of his wife of 54 years, Joy. "Spinach, hon," he says. Joy Glass' eyes are distant. Her lips tremble, then open to the...