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December 27, 2013

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: Friday, December 27, 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. As the calendar turns to 2014, we look back at famous films named after particular years, such as this starmaking turn for Raquel Welch in a fur bikini. 2. In this comedy from director Steven Spielberg, hysterical Californians prepare for an unwelcome visit by the Japanese. 3. This dystopian drama was the second film adaptation of author George Orwell's most famous work, and notably was filmed during the same actual time span presented as the future in the 1949 novel. 4. With this sci-fi classic, the novelization came after the movie, remembered for such icons as the black monolith and Richard Strauss' symphonic poem "Also sprach Zarathustra." 5. Recently, a long-dreaded doomsday was realized in this special-effects spectacular of wholesale destruction. Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. CELEBRITY CROSSWORD Years Through the Movies ANSWERS 1. "One Million Years B.C." 2. "1941" 3. "Nineteen Eighty Four" 4. "2001: A Space Odyssey" 5. "2012" PUZZLE PAGES WORD QUIZZARD Across 1. Campus military org. 5. __ -relief 8. Little disagreement 12. Cupid, to the Romans 13. "Dancing With the Stars" network 14. Kelly Clarkson, e.g. 15. BBC's "Yes, Prime __" 17. Ms. Steenburgen 18. Hinder the progress of 19. Excitement 21. "__ Always Sunny in Philadelphia" 22. Rock band, __ Crue 26. Actress Emma 29. "Chicago" actress Rivera 30. Maggie Siff on "Sons of Anarchy" 31. Knitting supply 32. Put on a pedestal 34. Princess Fiona's mate 35. Rudolph and Flintstone 37. Bud Abbott's partner 38. Actress Claire 39. Catch by trickery 43. Alicia's brother on "The Good Wife" 46. With "The," 2006 Hugh Jackman film 48. Like some memories 49. Alien incubator? 50. Shark thriller, "__ Water" 51. G-men 52. Jim Carrey's "__ Man" 53. Robert Stack lawman role Down 1. The pride of St. Louis 2. Pass over 3. Singer Bennett 4. CBS series since 2005: 2 wds. 5. "Downton Abbey" valet 6. Burrows of Broadway 7. "Get lost!" 8. Shown, "Leverage" star: 2 wds. 9. Eddie Cantor once sang about her 10. "Water __ Elephants" 11. Sam Waterston series, "I'll __ Away" 16. Net-surfer's stop 20. Michael J. Fox movie, "__ Hollywood" 23. Pinocchio, at times 24. "To be," in Paris 25. Tug suddenly 26. Ragout 27. Ben Bailey workplace 28. Kind of thermometer 33. "The Joy Luck Club" author 34. "__ of Anarchy" 36. Overly sentimental 37. City in Yorkshire, England 40. Ready to eat 41. 2012 musical, "Rock of __" 42. Authors 43. 2009 series, "Better __ Ted" 44. Tribulation 45. Pass catcher, often 47. Seafood delicacy MOMENTS IN TIME - On Jan. 2, 1811, Timothy Pickering, a Federalist from Massachusetts, becomes the first U.S. senator to be censured when the Senate approves a motion against him. Pickering was accused of violating congressional law by publicly revealing secret documents. - On Dec. 30, 1862, the U.S.S. Monitor sinks in a storm off Cape Hatteras, N.C. Just nine months earlier, the ship had been part of a revolution in naval warfare when the ironclad dueled to a standstill with the C.S.S. Virginia (built from the remains of the U.S.S. Merrimack) -- the first time two ironclads faced each other in a naval engagement. - On Jan. 5, 1920, the New York Yankees major-league baseball club announces its purchase of the heavy-hitting outfielder George Herman "Babe" Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for the sum of $125,000. The deal paid off as Ruth went on to smash his own home run record in 1920, hitting 54 homers.

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