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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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  • Senior centers turn to brain aerobics classes

    Senior centers turn to brain aerobics classes
    In a cheery room in Cockeysville, two dozen people sit with their heads down, focused on the papers in front of them. The only sound is the scratching of pencils on paper. The sight triggers memories of school days, but this is no group of middle...
  • McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade

    McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade
    Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life. She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
  • Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent

    Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent
    Mary Alma O'Connor Lears, a former Walters Art Museum volunteer guide whose keen eyes alerted officials to a $1 million theft later linked to a gallery security guard, died of lung disease Jan. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson and former Roland...
  • Zona Pease April 19, 1924 - January 1, 2013

    Zona Pease April 19, 1924 - January 1, 2013
    Zona Pease passed away in Burbank, California on January 1, 2013 at the age of 88 due to complications from lymphoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville Pease, who died in 2001. Zona was born to Henry and Clara Bosland in Clear Lake,...
  • David Kwong helps 'Now You See Me' make magic

    The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
  • The art of the crossword: How clues are constructed

    The art of the crossword: How clues are constructed
    For many readers, nothing is more satisfying -- or frustrating -- than trying to solve a crossword puzzle. Today and tomorrow we shine a spotlight on Rich Norris, who provides our daily crossword, and his editor at Tribune Media Services, James Lower. ...
  • Art of the crossword: How puzzles are built

    Art of the crossword: How puzzles are built
    In Part 2 of our conversation about the intricacies of puzzle creation, Rich Norris, who supplies our daily crossword, and his editor, James Lower, discuss how the games are made. Q. Rich, the crossword credit line includes names besides yours. What...
  • Farewell party at 'The Office' after 9 years

    Farewell party at 'The Office' after 9 years
    An old index card reads: Original. Real. Poignant. Those were the first words Greg Daniels jotted down a decade ago as his guide in adapting the daft British TV series "The Office" for an American audience. The ideas on the flimsy card stock proved...
  • Mary Alice Frank

    Mary Alice Frank
    Mary Alice Frank passed away peacefully on April 9th at her home in Pasadena. She was 86. Mary Alice was the middle child of three children of Ruth and Roger Bentley of Glendale, where she grew-up and attended Hoover High School. Following in the...
  • Mailbag: Changes not good for Suburbia Park

    I would like to make some corrections/additions to the letter titled, "LeBard changes will benefit community" in the Nov. 6 Forum section of the HB Independent. Most of the surrounding community does not consider this project to be beneficial. This is...
  • Paula T. Earl

    Paula T. Earl
    Paula T. Earl June 21, 1932 – November 23, 2012 Beloved mother and grandmother, Paula Earl, died at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA, on Friday, November 23, 2012 from respiratory failure. She was 80 years old. Born Paula Tye Turner at St....