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Lisa Loeb Wrote Today’s New York Times Crossword

Lisa Loeb helped construct today’s New York Times crossword puzzle. As part of the 75th anniversary of the publication’s crossword section, celebrity guests have periodically been collaborating with puzzlemakers on the day’s puzzle, and Loeb is the latest to do so. Today’s puzzle is appropriately music-themed and, per an informative …

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Pirates and puzzles: Couple opens escape room in Cannon Beach

There was plenty to do on the beach if the weather was nice, but as a kid on those rainy days, Lyman remembers not feeling engaged with the town. “We wanted to bring something to town that people could do that didn’t involve the beach. Even when it’s rainy, parents …

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How D-Day code words ended up in British crossword puzzles

In the month leading up to the Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II, a collection of very particular words started appearing in the crossword section of a popular British newspaper. Starting around May 2, 1944, code words for specific parts of the “D-Day” operation — which would kick off in earnest …

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10 Funny Brain Teasers to Test Whether Your Brain is Lazy or Not

10 Funny Brain Teasers to Test Whether Your Brain is Lazy or Not. These brain teasers are too funny to play with your friends, sisters, brothers and family. These are 10 best brain teasers which perfectly works as brain games, mind tricks and brain exercise. Please try this once and …

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Monument Valley 2, A Sequel To the Wonderful Mobile Puzzle Game Set In an Incredible World

During yesterday’s WWDC 2017 Keynote, Apple made a surprise announcement for Monument Valley 2, the long-awaited sequel to the wonderful mobile puzzle game Monument Valley set in an incredible world, created by ustwo. It’s now available for download in the App Store for the iPhone and iPad. Set in the …

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This Dog Knows More Words Than Any Other Animal Except Humans

Chaser the brilliant border collie isn’t your average dog. She’s basically a canine genius. After years of intensive training, Chaser knows over a thousand words. And she can perform all sorts of complicated requests and puzzles. read more at cuteness.com

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Alan Rosenberg: We’re doubling efforts to please crossword fans

People love “Gil” and “Peanuts,” and they’re intrigued with the human dilemmas addressed by Carolyn Hax and Amy Dickinson. But the crossword they take personally. For some, it becomes a test of their mental ability — one they love to pass, but hate to feel they flunked. As many did during …

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How the Rubik’s Cube helped this H.S. student-athlete work his way through life

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Brock Girling was the “Big Man on Campus” at Sierra High School. A four sport stud that excelled in his athletic endeavors as well as in the classroom. Girling was a member of the Sierra wrestling team, was named the Sierra team MVP in football by …

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The Practical Puzzler’s Crossword featuring: Palindromes

Try The Practical Puzzler’s first self-published Crossword featuring: Palindromes Palindrome – noun word, line, verse, number, sentence, etc., reading the same backward as forward as Madam, I’m Adam or Poor Dan is in a droop. If you have a fond love for “Taco Cat” or “Yo Banana Boy,” this Crossword Puzzle is right up …

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