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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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  • Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?

    Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?
    Coqui swallowed your vowels? Chillax, frenemy! Breathe deeply, practice qigong to increase your life force and maybe your Scrabble score. Or just give up that word game all together and go straight to numbers and Sudoku. If none of that makes sense,...
  • Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.

    Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.
    When you head out to vote Nov. 4, be sure to pack lunch and a few crossword puzzles. It's going to take a while. In addition to races for U.S. Senate, governor, General Assembly, judgeships and other posts, the ballot will include a buffet of pick-your-...
  • Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker

    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker
    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98. The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
  • Mailbag: Hobby Lobby ruling gives religion undue influence

    Religion is a belief system not supported by scientific facts. It should not be part of our legal, political or educational systems. Survival of our species requires that we use our brains to cope with environmental hazards. To deny science is akin to...
  • Anne Arundel organization tackles adult literacy

    Deborah Bias began taking adult literacy classes last August, and since then the Annapolis resident has vaulted from a kindergarten reading level to third grade, picking up about a thousand words along the way. Her instruction comes courtesy of an...
  • Yes, we're shallow

    Years ago, Andy Rooney did his 60 Minutes curmudgeon shtick with the Sunday paper. He took up a Sunday edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer and methodically discarded the sections in which he was not interested, such as the classifieds ("I already have a...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, June 26, 2014

    •A Rex W. Huppke column in Tuesday's main news section incorrectly identified Texas Gov. Rick Perry as former governor. •In the main crossword puzzle in Wednesday's A+E section, clue 1 down was unreadable and clues 2 through 9 down were...
  • Corrections & clarifications for Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    •A story in Monday's Business section incorrectly described the boundaries of the proposed Fulton Market Innovation District. The rough boundaries are Ogden Avenue and Halsted, Hubbard and Randolph streets. •A John von Rhein commentary in...
  • New Orleans woman gets 'party' funeral

    New Orleans woman gets 'party' funeral
    A New Orleans woman received an unorthodox funeral that included Busch beer, menthol cigarettes and disco lights, WGNO reports. Miriam "Mae Mae" Burbank was a lively, "life of the party" type of woman, according to her family. So it was only fitting...
  • Genevieve M. "Frenchie" Rose, 88, of Eldersburg

    Genevieve "Frenchie" M. Rose, 88, of Eldersburg, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Transitions Oakland Manor Nursing Home in Eldersburg. Born Aug. 8, 1925, in Granville, France, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maria Eude Lovet. She was the wife...
  • Ruth A. Black, 86, of Union Bridge

    Ruth Anna Black, 86, of Union Bridge, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Carroll Hospital Center, following a brief illness. Born June 4, 1928, in Uniontown, she was the daughter of the late Levine Carbaugh and Mary Evelyn Albaugh Carbaugh. She was the...
  • There are ways to control symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com It's understandable when patients with multiple sclerosis focus only on treating symptoms and forget their bodies have other needs, but that's not the best course of action. "A therapeutic approach that...