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December 13, 2013

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: Friday, December 13, 2013_ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier _ SUDOKU TRIVIA CHAIN 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. Setting a record in 1964, 73 million people tuned in to watch this cultural phenomenon perform five of their hit songs on this popular variety program. 2. This sitcom still holds the record for the most-watched TV series finale when 125,590,000 fans watched its farewell episode in1983. 3. In 1969, more than 530 million people viewed this monumental event live on television – the end of a very long journey in which the last few steps mattered the most. 4. A live 1973 satellite broadcast of this superstar entertainer performing in Hawaii was reported to have reached a total of one billion viewers around the world. 5. At over 2 billion, one of the largest global TV audiences for a scheduled event was the 1997 funeral for this beloved humanitarian. Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. CELEBRITY CROSSWORD TV's Most-Watched Events ANSWERS 1. The Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show" 2. "M*A*S*H" 3. The Moon Landing 4. Elvis Presley 5. Diana, Princess of Wales PUZZLE PAGES WORD QUIZZARD Across 1. Serling and Hallett 5. Conk 8. 1970s Tony Musante series 12. "Star Wars" biped 13. Billy Joel's "__ __ to Extremes" 14. Peter Krause on "Parenthood" 15. "Operation Repo" targets 17. Theater box 18. Bullfight bravos 19. Mother of the Kardashians 20. "Devious Maids" creator Marc 24. Feminine suffix 26. Star of 31-Across, Linda __ 27. Yield to nerves in the clutch 31. Series about a waitress 32. Springfield doofus 33. Lively dance 34. Title holder 35. School of thought suffix 37. Bow applications 38. Mr. Maher 41. Iridescent gem 43. La Scala highlight 44. Animated film, "__ University" 49. Fastidious TV detective 50. "The A-Team" star: 2 wds. 51. Like Obama's office 52. Penny __ poker 53. "Say __ to the Dress" 54. Lots and lots Down 1. Preacher's title: abbr. 2. Have bills 3. Exclamation from 32-Across 4. Schuss on a slope 5. Actor Campbell of "The Killing" 6. Curved molding 7. Entourage, hangers-on 8. TV genre: 2 wds. 9. Emanation 10. Travelers to Bethlehem 11. Leon or Ed 16. Eye parts 20. Applaud 21. Restraint device in "Minority Report" 22. Utterly bad 23. Shown, Emmy-winning TV host: 2 wds. 25. Alma maters 28. Dodge model of the 1980s 29. Razor-sharp 30. Goofs up 36. "I Saw __ Kissing Santa Claus" 37. Talks wildly 38. The Crimson Tide, familiarly 39. Meryl Streep's "The __ Lady" 40. Clothes dryer residue 42. Skin opening 45. Actor Bosley 46. Ms. Longoria 47. Akira Kurosawa epic 48. Cunning MOMENTS IN TIME - On Dec. 19, 1732, Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published "Poor Richard's Almanack." The book, filled with proverbs preaching industry and prudence, was published continuously for 25 years and became one of the most popular publications in colonial America. - On Dec. 17, 1843, Charles Dickens' classic story "A Christmas Carol" is published. Dickens never lost momentum as a writer, churning out major novels every year or two, often in serial form. Among his most important works are "David Copperfield" (1850), "Great Expectations" (1861) and "A Tale of Two Cities" (1859). - On Dec. 18, 1912, after three years of digging in the Piltdown gravel pit in Sussex, England, amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson announces the discovery of two skulls that appear to belong to a primitive hominid and ancestor of man.

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