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January 03, 2014

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: Friday, January 3, 2014___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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. Of all the professional wrestlers who have made their way from the ring to the big screen, none have cooked up as many leading film parts in such a short time as this man, whose breakout role came as an ancient warrior in a fantasyadventure sequel. 2. That wrestler had an ongoing feud with this WWE rival, who has starred in such action movies as "The Marine" and "12 Rounds." 3. This 7-foot-four-inch gentle soul appeared in a handful of films, but is best known for his role as Fezzik in "The Princess Bride." 4. This 12-time world champion was nicknamed "Hollywood" for his prolific movie and TV work, which includes a starring role on an action series and a reality show about his family. 5. A defiant antihero in the ring, this retired wrestler has acted in a dozen films, and infamously fractured the neck of Sylvester Stallone during a fight scene. Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. CELEBRITY CROSSWORD Wrestlers Turned Actors ANSWERS SUDOKU TRIVIA CHAIN 1. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 2. John Cena 3. André the Giant 4. Hulk Hogan 5. "Stone Cold" Steve Austin PUZZLE PAGES WORD QUIZZARD MOMENTS IN TIME Across 1. Lee Marvin's "__ Ballou" 4. Fellows 8. Nicole Kidman movie, "Rabbit __" 12. Tint 13. Touch on 14. "Rise of the Planet of the __" 15. "Butterflies __ Free" 16. ABC's "__ World of Sports" 17. Predicament 18. Shown, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" star: 2 wds. 21. Frances Bavier role 22. Happenings 25. Mystery writer's award 28. Winter month in Madrid 29. "Pretty Woman" singer Orbison 30. Charlie Dell on "Evening Shade" 31. Sugar squares 34. "Downton Abbey" valet 36. Els and Banks 38. "__ Max Beyond Thunderdome" 39. He played Jack Donaghy on "30 Rock": 2 wds. 44. Ingrid Bergman's "Casablanca" role 46. Racetrack fence 47. Song, "What'll __ __?" 48. Actor LeBlanc 49. Man Friday 50. "__ Miserables" 51. Pretense 52. Mail 53. Nonprofessional Down 1. Actor Everett 2. Glow 3. Tyler Posey series, "__ Wolf" 4. Alicia Florrick, e.g. 5. Stand for 6. Ashton Kutcher's "__, Where's My Car?" 7. Mr. Buscemi 8. Get a move on 9. Adversary 10. Actor McKern 11. D.C. clock setting 19. Kobe's league 20. 2008 film, "__ Loved You So Long" 23. Anna Paquin series, "__ Blood" 24. Wails 25. First name in mysteries 26. Gloomy 27. Certain Olympic competitors 32. "Ecce homo" speaker 33. Edward R. Murrow's "__ It Now" 34. "Swan Lake," e.g. 35. Throw in 37. Junk 38. Ana Ortiz series, "Devious __" 40. Actor Scott 41. Mr. Estes of "American Dreams" 42. Brainchild 43. Inquisitive 44. Little devil 45. Indochinese language - On Jan. 9, 1776, writer Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet "Common Sense," setting forth his arguments in favor of American independence. Originally published anonymously, "Common Sense" is considered one of the most influential pamphlets in American history. - On Jan. 8, 1916, Rembrandt Bugatti, a sculptor and younger brother of Italian auto designer and manufacturer Ettore Bugatti, commits suicide at the age of 31. Bugatti's sculpture of a dancing elephant was featured as a hood ornament on a 1920s Bugatti Royale auto. - On Jan. 12, 1926, the two-man radio comedy series "Sam 'n' Henry" (later named "Amos 'n' Andy") debuts in Chicago. Freeman Gosden and Charles Carrell, both white, played characters who were two black men from the Deep South. Over the next 22 years, the show would become the highest-rated comedy in radio history. - On Jan. 10, 1961, Dashiell Hammett, author of "The Maltese Falcon," dies. Hammett left school at age 13, eventually landing at Pinkerton's detective agency. He worked as a detective for eight years and turned his experiences into "hard-boiled" crime fiction.

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