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: Friday, October 11, 2013_ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier By Dan Rice In the grid below, twenty answers can be found that fit the category for today. Circle each answer that you find and list it in the space provided at the right of the grid. Answers can be foundin all directions - forwards, backwards, horizontally, vertically and diagonally. An example is given to get you started. Can you find the twenty answers in this puzzle? 1. In this 1932 horror classic, Bela Lugosi plays the mind-controlling "Murder" Legendre, who after making slaves of Haitian plantation workers with his potion, is enlisted to use the same to help one man steal another's fiancée. 2. That movie's title was used as the name for an American heavy metal band of the Eighties and Nineties led by this singer, who later went solo before launching a separate career as a film director. 3. This 1968 work by George A. Romero was the seminal zombie film, providing not only the first cinematic instance of the undead outside of Voodoo, but also defining their appearance, behavior and weaknesses for the many imitators to follow. 4. A genetically engineered super-operative named Alice contends with zombies caused by a manmade virus in this highly successful film and video-game franchise. 5. In this comedy spoof of the genre, the leader of a band of survivors during a zombie outbreak reckons the safest place to hole up at is the Winchester Pub. Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. CELEBRITY CROSSWORD Zombies, Zombies Everywhere Across 1. Reese Witherspoon's "Sweet __ Alabama" 5. Hydromassage facility 8. Brouhaha 12. Egg-shaped 13. Josh Brolin's "Jonah __" 14. Jason Biggs series, "Mad __" 15. Travis Bickle's workplace 16. "__ We There Yet?" 17. Actor Epps 18. Shown, he plays Dr. Watson: 2 wds. 21. "Knots Landing" actor William 24. Cooked 28. D-Day beach 29. Wipe out 30. "Heaven __ Wait" 31. Train stop: abbr. 32. Film, "All the __ Men" 35. "Parking Wars" mechanism 37. Leanings 39. "Hairspray" writer John 40. Flightless bird 42. Comedian MacDonald 45. Be indisposed 46. Word before "marine" 50. New York theater award 51. "Rizzoli & Isles" network 52. Insensitive 53. Fake hair 54. McBain and McMahon 55. Soaks (up) Down 1. "Some Like It __" 2. Eggs, to Caesar 3. Lionel Stander on "Hart to Hart" 4. Actor Wood 5. Burt Reynolds sitcom, "Evening __" 6. French parent 7. Skating jumps 8. 1969 movie, "Cactus __" 9. Actor Herbert of the Pink Panther movies 10. The second Mrs. Frank Sinatra 11. For each one 19. 1950s actress Merkel 20. Broke bread 21. "On the Waterfront" setting 22. Text alternative 23. Woman of letters? 25. Squander 26. Aromatic compound 27. Darlings 33. Garden decorations 34. Blvds. 35. Actor Bernie of "Ocean's Eleven" 36. Coen and Hawke 38. National Geographic's "Alaska __ Troopers" 39. Droops 41. Fruit covering 42. At the present time 43. Kimono sash 44. 18-wheeler 47. 1951 epic, "__ Vadis" 48. Strike caller 49. Stomach muscles, for short ANSWERS SUDOKU TRIVIA CHAIN 1. "White Zombie" 2. Rob Zombie 3. "Night of the Living Dead" 4. "Resident Evil" 5. "Shaun of the Dead" PUZZLE PAGES WORD QUIZZARD MOMENTS IN TIME - On Oct. 17, 1906, Wilhelm Voigt, a German shoemaker, impersonates an army officer and leads an entire squad of soldiers to help him steal 4,000 marks. Voigt humiliated the German army by exploiting their blind obedience to authority and getting them to assist in his audacious robbery. - On Oct. 15, 1917, Mata Hari is executed for espionage by a French firing squad. Her military trial was riddled with bias and circumstantial evidence, and it is probable that French authorities trumped her up as "the greatest woman spy of the century" as a distraction for the huge losses the French army was suffering. - On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager's X-1 rocket plane was lifted to an altitude of 25,000 feet by a B-29 aircraft and then released through the bomb bay.

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