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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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  • 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...
  • Movie review: All About Steve -- 1 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: All About Steve -- 1 out of 5 stars
    At times like this, it's good to think positive. That's what Sandra Bullock's socially inept crossword puzzle "constructor" does in All About Steve. So remember that Ms. Bullock staged a "comeback" with the summer smash The Proposal. Consider how good...
  • Jumble crossword

    Jumble crossword
  • For actor G.W. Bailey, home is where the Triscuits are

    Whether it's the crusty elder statesmen on TNT's "The Closer" or the cranky police captain in the "Police Academy" franchise, G.W. Bailey has played countless variations on the sourpuss. And so the obvious question: Is he as crusty as the men he portrays?...
  • Exploring Moaning Caverns, a Calaveras County adventure

    Vallecito, Calif. Deep under the wooded hills of Calaveras County -- in the belly of one of the state's largest caves -- I worm my way through a rocky slot that our cavern tour guide calls the "pancake." It's a rectangular gap, 3 feet wide by about 18...
  • Chicago hopes Zell polishes civic icon

    For more than 40 years, Martha Campbell has started her day by picking up a copy of the Chicago Tribune. As a youngster, she scoured the pages to make sure the country hadn't gone to war with the Soviet Union. As a parent, she got up hours before her...
  • The ultimate self-doubter

    Alfred Kazin By Richard M. Cook Yale University Press, 452 pages, $35 'I love to think about America," Alfred Kazin, 26, recorded in his journal in February 1942. He was finishing his canonical study of modern American literature, "On Native Grounds,"...
  • Programs Exercise the Brain as it Ages

    Eighty-seven-year old Dorothy Dagen sat beaming in her very first graduation cap and gown. A car accident had sidelined her from her high school graduation about 70 years ago. But now Dagen and 10 other residents of Christian Care Centers Inc. in...