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Advocating for labor rights and immigration reform, a spirited crowd of hundreds marched through the Near West Side on Sunday afternoon to commemorate May Day, a celebration dating to the late 1800s. The group marched from Union Park to Pilsen behind
1 Aubade, 2 Dash, 3 Reed, 4 Dirge, 5 Spiritual, 6 Player, 9 Sudan, 11 Attenuate, 13 Too, 15 Modal, 16 Fiddle, 18 Hymnal, 19 Blare, 21 Fort, 22 Tear.
The solution, published Monday, showed that none of the words contained E's. I asked Rich Norris, editor of the LAT crossword franchise, to explain how the puzzle was created, and whether it was unique. His answers were fascinating. -- Geoff Brown,
Recent Posts April 25 This week's puzzle comes from Car Talk, the popular NPR radio program...April 23 Caleb Madison and the Crossword Class are completely in control of it...XWord Info Quick Links Puzzle statistics XWord Info is a database of New
Googler Tyler Hinman and computer scientist Jeremy Horwitz recently created a mind-boggling crossword masterpiece, delighting the puzzle world, which turns out to be a bigger world in Silicon Valley than you might have imagined...Never mind the
OK, I have had a cross word with our crossword people, and also with the sports desk, after two serious omissions from yesterday's issue of i caused a good deal of consternation among our readership. First, our sports pages failed to carry the
Recent Posts April 18 An animal puzzler from the popular NPR radio show Car Talk...April 16 Matt Ginsberg delivers a series of punchlines, right on cue...XWord Info Quick Links Puzzle statistics XWord Info is a database of New York Times crosswords
In these days of spring and romance, it is reasonable to imagine Cupid can fire his arrow almost anywhere. Yet it is hard to imagine a place less imbued with matters of the heart than the smudgy black-and-white grid of a newspaper crossword, even if
Utilised her legal knowledge Sarah Cockburn was the pipe-smoking daughter of the left-wing journalist Claude Cockburn. Her stepmother was partly the model for Christ-opher Isherwood's Sally Bowles and her family was full of journalists, so it's
The pun, never shy of exposure, is in full flower this month. Or, if it's a hot cross pun in honour of Easter, in full flour. U.S. speechwriter John Pollack has written a book called The Pun Also Rises , to be released next week (www.thepunalsorises.