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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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  • 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...
  • Family and friends pay respects to longtime Guilford columnist Beverly Quinones

    Family and friends pay respects to longtime Guilford columnist Beverly Quinones
    Margo Bates was new to the Guilford neighborhood when she first met Beverly Quinones in 1995. “She said, ‘Would you like to do Flower Mart?’ I said, ’What’s Flower Mart?’” Quinones, longtime organizer of the...
  • 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...
  • Vera Belle Lunsway

    Vera Belle Lunsway
    Vera Belle Lunsway, age 86, of Corona del Mar, passed away Saturday June 29, 2013 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach California.  She was born October 7, 1926 to James Herbert McCorkle and Iva Lou (Mallory) McCorkle in Gem, Kansas.  She had one older...
  • Google celebrates 100 years of crossword puzzles with doodle

    Google celebrates 100 years of crossword puzzles with doodle
    What's a 10-letter word for the 100th anniversary of something, in this case crossword puzzles? Google is celebrating the centennial of crossword puzzles Friday with an interactive doodle on its home page. Users can head to Google.com to play the...
  • Eva A. Burton, churchwoman

    Eva A. Burton, churchwoman
    Eva A. Burton, a homemaker who was active in the United Methodist Church, died Dec. 16 of complications from a stroke at her daughter's home in Chestertown. She was 100. The daughter of Luther Kilchenman Angel, a metallurgist, and Laura Kilchenman Angel,...
  • Apple's Tim Cook recaps 2013, teases 'big plans' for 2014

    In a year-end memo to company employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook sparked more speculation over what the tech giant might have up its sleeve in 2014. "We have a lot to look forward to in 2014, including some big plans that we think customers are going to...
  • Samsung's latest Galaxy Gear ad may be the cheesiest of 2013

    Samsung's latest Galaxy Gear ad may be the cheesiest of 2013
    Samsung has released countless ads in 2013, but it seems the South Korean tech giant has saved the worst for last. A commercial for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch was released by Samsung this weekend, and because of its super cheesy nature, the video may be...