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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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  • 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...
  • John H. Offermans June 20, 1929 - October 27, 2013

    John H. Offermans  June 20, 1929 - October 27, 2013
    Longtime La Cañada resident John Offermans, 84, passed away on October 27, 2013 from complications following a stroke. John was born Johannes Hubertus Offermans in the town of Amstenrade, province of Zuid-Limburg (South Limburg), the Netherlands, on...
  • 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' Captures Silliness, Warmth Of The Film

    'A Christmas Story: The Musical' Captures Silliness, Warmth Of The Film
    The show: "A Christmas Story: The Musical" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. What makes it special?: Musical adaptation of classic 1983 holiday film. First impressions: All the iconic scenes are there: a kid's tongue sticking...
  • Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87

    Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87
    Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87. When her children told extended family members she had died, few...
  • Police kill man in running gun battle in Canton

    Police kill man in running gun battle in Canton
    A running gun battle that broke out late Thursday night between Baltimore police and a suspect after a domestic incident in Canton left one man dead, two women shot and a quiet Southeast Baltimore street rattled. Police worked Friday to unravel the...
  • Police identify man killed in Canton shootout with officer

    Police identify man killed in Canton shootout with officer
    Baltimore Police have identified the man killed in a shootout with an officer responding to a domestic violence complaint late Thursday night in Canton. Police said John R. Monroe, 42, was the man who was fatally shot by an officer in the 3400 block...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers

    Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers
    In decades past, if someone mentioned the word "fitness," he or she was probably talking about calisthenic routines performed in a spandex body suit. Today, the term "fitness" is as likely to encompass the body as it is the mind. More than simply...