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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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  • Strengthen Your Brain

    Strengthen Your Brain
    You're lifting those barbells for strong muscles. You're walking around the block or running marathons or doing 1,000 jumping jacks every day for a stronger heart. Hurray! But what are you doing for your mind? Research shows we need to keep our brains...
  • Letter from the Editor

    Wow. A big thank you. The response to the September issue was phenomenal—truly, beyond expectation. It is so gratifying to know we hit the note you wanted to hear, a magazine that told stories that made you laugh, cry and put the magazine aside...
  • No thanks, James

    No thanks, James
    By Richard Rayner "Ulysses" (Vintage: $17 paper) is the description of a single day, June 16, 1904, a day in the mingled lives of characters walking, talking, dreaming, eating, drinking, mourning and climaxing their way through the hours of an average...
  • 'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch

    'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch
    The Clinton Tapes Wrestling History With the President Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster: 708 pp., $35 Vice President Al Gore had just lost the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton was hopping mad. During the frenetic last...
  • Henry M. dies at 82; victim of brain surgery accident offered doctors key insights into memory

    For 55 years, he was known to the world at large only as HM or Henry M., the survivor of brain surgery that went catastrophically wrong, leaving him with a form of amnesia that prevented him from collecting any new memories and living in a pre-1953 world....
  • Do Brain Workouts Sharpen Thinking?

    Do Brain Workouts Sharpen Thinking?
    If you're spending more and more of your time each day fumbling for names, looking for your keys and lamenting your lost youth, you probably shouldn't worry. Everyone loses a little -- what's the right word? -- "sharpness" as the years go by. By your...
  • Camping at Manresa State Beach, near Santa Cruz, provides an education in nature

    Manresa Uplands, Calif. As 10 eyes peered down into the dark opening, we felt our bravery quotient take a severe hit. "Uh, I'm not going down there," said one of the four teenage boys with me on this trip, which was designed to combine beach camping...
  • L.A. Unified pays teachers not to teach

    L.A. Unified pays teachers not to teach
    For seven years, the Los Angeles Unified School District has paid Matthew Kim a teaching salary of up to $68,000 per year, plus benefits. His job is to do nothing. Every school day, Kim's shift begins at 7:50 a.m., with 30 minutes for lunch, and ends...
  • First Double Hand Transplant Recipient Hopes to Feel

    First Double Hand Transplant Recipient Hopes to Feel
    PITTSBURGH -- The nation's first double hand transplant patient can wriggle his new fingers a litte bit now and grab a tennis ball, but what he really wants to do is be able to feel his wife's hands when he holds them. Jeff Kepner held hands with his...
  • Crosswords & sudoku

    Crosswords & sudoku
  • Riddle Me This!: Mickey Corner with Will Shortz

    EVENT: Riddle Me This!: Mickey Corner with Will Shortz DATE: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 TIME: 7 p.m. WHERE: Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center COST: VARIES INFO: Mindi Epstein at (317) 715-9220 OR mepstein@jccindy.org WEB: www.jccindy.org...
  • Elderly Jews feel adrift in Orlando-area nursing homes

    Elderly Jews feel adrift in Orlando-area nursing homes
    Born in 1921, Pearl Schiffer grew up in the Jewish neighborhoods of New York City, surrounded by people who spoke Yiddish and ate kosher. Now 88, she lives in an Altamonte Springs nursing home where nobody speaks Yiddish to her and the food is never...