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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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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • David Kwong helps 'Now You See Me' make magic

    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...
  • Madonna Clare Staley Pashia

    Madonna Clare Staley Pashia
    Madonna Clare Staley Pashia Donna was born on the family farm near Charter Oak, Iowa December 4, 1925 to Francis Anthony and Catharine Ellen Gaughan Staley. She was raised on farms near Charter Oak and Ute, Iowa, attending rural neighborhood schools....
  • Letters From The Editor: Pilot moves crossword, weather report

    Crossword and Sudoku The Daily Pilot has moved its crossword and Sudoku puzzles from the classified advertising section of the newspaper to the news pages. Today's puzzles are printed alongside editorial content on Page A4, which is typically used for...
  • Does a word search puzzle constitute homework?

    Does a word search puzzle constitute homework?
    Your elementary-age kids get a lot of "games" for homework — word searches, jumbles, crossword puzzles, etc. Is this teaching them anything? Parent advice (from our panel of staff contributors) I don't remember most homework being word searches...
  • Dr. Gordon Breitman April 4, 2013

    Dr. Gordon Breitman April 4, 2013
    Dr. Gordon Breitman, long-time resident of La Canada and community physician for over 45 years, passed away in his home at the age of 78 in Henderson, NV, on April 4, surrounded by loving family. He is remembered for his kindness, warmth, thoughtfulness...