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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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  • Dr. John L. Pitts

    Dr. John L. Pitts
    Dr. John Leake Pitts, a retired pediatrician who during a long career in public health had been the acting Anne Arundel County health officer, died of cancer Wednesday at his Annapolis Roads home. He was 85. Born in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of John...
  • Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, college trustee

    Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, college trustee
    Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95. The former Rebecca Groves,...
  • Bruce R. Kane, engineer

    Bruce R. Kane, engineer
    Bruce R. Kane, a retired mechanical engineer whose career in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry spanned more than six decades, died March 15 of complications from melanoma at his daughter's Brandywine home. The one-time Timonium...
  • This column is about … what was this column supposed to be about, again?

    "A little ditty about Jack and Diane, two American kids doin' the best they can." Sometimes I get a column idea and jot down a few reminder words as indicated above by the lyrics of John Mellencamp — or Cougar, or Cougar Mellencamp, or whoever...
  • Loretta A. Reiley, homemaker, dies

    Loretta A. Reiley, homemaker, dies
    Loretta A. Reiley, a homemaker and lifelong Baltimore resident, died Saturday of an infection at her Riverside Avenue home. She was 100. Loretta A. Myers was born in Baltimore and raised in East Baltimore and later on Byrd Street in South Baltimore. She...
  • Loretta A. Reiley, homemaker, dies

    Loretta A. Reiley, homemaker, dies
    Loretta A. Reiley, a homemaker and lifelong Baltimore resident, died Saturday of an infection at her Riverside Avenue home. She was 100. Loretta A. Myers was born in Baltimore and raised in East Baltimore and later on Byrd Street in South Baltimore. She...
  • James 'Biddy' Wood

    James 'Biddy' Wood
    James "Biddy" Wood, a retired music promoter and well-known personality in Baltimore's Pennsylvania Avenue jazz scene, died of respiratory failure Friday at Harbor Hospital Center's hospice unit. He was 87 and lived in Bolton Hill. Born in Lexington, Ky....
  • Jack A. Lawrence, cryptographer

    Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community. The longtime Columbia resident was 85. He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
  • A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there

    A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there
    Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies. "Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....
  • James 'Biddy' Wood

    James 'Biddy' Wood
    James "Biddy" Wood, a retired music promoter and well-known personality in Baltimore's Pennsylvania Avenue jazz scene, died of respiratory failure Friday at Harbor Hospital Center's hospice unit. He was 87 and lived in Bolton Hill. Born in Lexington, Ky....
  • Gerald 'Jerry' Smith, educator

    Gerald "Jerry" Smith, a retired Baltimore County social studies teacher whose career spanned 25 years, died Oct. 4 of renal failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The Charlestown Retirement Community resident was 81. The son of a Hecht Co. painter and a...
  • Joan B. Walters, Sun editorial assistant

    Joan B. Walters, Sun editorial assistant
    Joan B. Walters, a former Baltimore Sun editorial assistant who earlier had worked in the newspaper's library, died New Year's Day of heart failure at her Rosedale home. She was 62. Joan Barnes was born in Baltimore and raised in Turners Station. She...