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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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  • Mind games for fit brains

    Mind games for fit brains
    Use it or lose it—your mind, that is. Keeping your mind active stimulates brain neurons, strengthens neuron connections and generates new neurons—all of which reduces your risk of developing Alzheimer's symptoms, according to research...
  • The limits of lingering

    Hey, you! Yeah, you with the Sunday paper, fussing with the crossword puzzle and the dregs in your coffee cup. Your spinach-cheddar omelet has been history for an hour. Time to clear out. There are 20-plus people waiting for a table. I sound like a...
  • Love-Hate for Monday, Aug. 22nd, 2011

    Love-Hate for Monday, Aug. 22nd, 2011
    I love ... ...the friendly and caring help I received from Dr. Lee Francis and the underrated staff at Erie Family Health. -- Walter Brzeski, Chicago ...the large crossword puzzle with the answers that appears every day in the Auto Mart section.   --...
  • Senior Living Q & A: Adjusting to life without a car

    A reader recently contacted me asking for copies of the series of articles I wrote in May 2009 regarding transportation options once one has given up driving. Here is the first of that series. The other two will follow in the coming weeks. Q. I...
  • Carol Burnett loves laughter and reflection, the themes of her tour

     Carol Burnett loves laughter and reflection, the themes of her tour
    America's funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn't dwell on the past. She embraces it. "I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show," she says. "The show," of course, is the legendary "Carol Burnett Show" that ran on CBS from 1967-1978....
  • Alice Akimi Hanna

    Alice Akimi Hanna was born November 25, 1926 in Makawele (now Kaumakani), Kauai, grew up on the Kekaha Mauka Sugar Plantation (Hukipo Camp), and passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2011 in Huntington Beach, CA at the age of 84 after a 10-year...
  • Book review: 'Emily, Alone' by Stewart O'Nan

    Book review: 'Emily, Alone' by Stewart O'Nan
    Emily, Alone A Novel Stewart O'Nan Viking: 255 pp., $25.95 Stewart O'Nan's books are not about poverty, life's crises, gross injustice or family drama; in fact, there's very little drama in his works. He has become a spokesperson — in modern...
  • Small Wonders: Games we all can play but perhaps shouldn't

    First it was planking. Wikipedia defines planking as “lying face down in an unusual or incongruous location … refers to mimicking a wooden plank. Rigidity of the body must be maintained to constitute good planking.” As with all...
  • Doctors, listen to your patients

    Doctors, listen to your patients
    I have for some time been collecting the phrases that patients use to complain about us doctors, and it is amazing how often you hear, "(S)he never touched me!" or, ". . . never laid a hand on me!" or "never looked at me" or "never listened" or "was too...
  • Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast

    Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast
    When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago. Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
  • Rahm Emanuel's parents say ancestors would be proud

    Rahm Emanuel's parents say ancestors would be proud
    In the weeks since her middle son won his mayoral campaign, Marsha Emanuel has found herself waking up in the middle of the night and creeping down to the family room to look at the pictures hanging on the wall. The faces in the faded photographs stare...
  • Papers expand to Sundays

    Glendale and Burbank residents will see expanded news coverage of their cities and the region this weekend with the debut of the Sunday News-Press & Leader. The newspaper, combining the resources of the Glendale News-Press and the Burbank Leader, will...