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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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  • Hey, airlines! Have I got a fee for you

    This past week, Southwest, which likes to brag about being the "no-fee" airline, announced a new fee: You can pay $40 to board the plane sooner. This is separate from the $10 you can pay for early check-in or the higher-priced "business select" fare,...
  • Fun with brain games

    Years ago, a colleague of mine showed me a study about how cognitive ability can start slipping as early as age 50. "I guess that means we only have a limited time left in the money management business," he teased. That study has always haunted me - it'...
  • For Jen Michalski, a prolific year

    For Jen Michalski, a prolific year
    For Baltimore author Jen Michalski, 2013 is shaping up to be the Year of the Book Party. In a nine-month period, the 41-year-old freelance medical copywriter is having three works of fiction in different genres come out with three small, independent...
  • Eva Loraine Taylor, 78

    Eva Loraine Taylor, 78
    Eva Loraine Privette Taylor, 78, of Junction City, formerly of Stanford, passed away  Monday Aug. 5.   Born March 8, 1935, in Lincoln County, Eva was a daughter of the late Virgil and Minnie Owens Privette. She was a member of Faith Temple Pentecostal...
  • 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......
  • Barbara Mae Schnoebelen January 4, 1930 - August 8, 2013

    Barbara Mae Schnoebelen January 4, 1930 - August 8, 2013
    Barbara Mae Schnoebelen, aged 83, died peacefully on August 8, 2013 at her home of 53 years, in Burbank California, after a struggle with multiple organ failure. She was born January 4, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois; the daughter of Murray and Fannette...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Larry Miller was born in Valley Stream, Long Island, N.Y., today in 1953. This birthday guy is probably best known for playing the role of Walter Stratford, both in the 1999 movie "10 Things I Hate About You" and the short-lived 2010...
  • That job with Shure sounded like a good idea, and it was

    That job with Shure sounded like a good idea, and it was
    The day we interviewed Michael Pettersen about his dream job, he began his 38th year with Shure Inc., a Niles-based audio electronics company whose iconic microphones have been associated with everyone from Harry Truman to Elvis Presley. The Rockford...
  • 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......
  • Take time to find the right fit when choosing a long-term care facility

    About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...
  • The Clue Is 'Centennial'

    When it comes to rewarding distraction — we would never suggest it was a waste of time — there's nothing quite like grabbing the crossword puzzle, retreating to a comfortable chair and battling it out with Mr. Shortz, Mr. Reagle or whoever...