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January 24, 2014

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: Friday, January 24, 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. Once a defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions, he is best remembered as the beastly Mongo in "Blazing Saddles" and the adoptive father of TV's "Webster." 2. This former running back appeared in "The Naked Gun" comedy trilogy before his name became associated with murder. 3. A defensive end with the Rams, Chargers, Redskins and Eagles, his acting resume ranges from Old Spice commercials and the sitcom "Everybody Love Chris" to the action franchise of "The Expendables." 4. While the Colts, Raiders and Oilers used him as a defensive end, this tall talent belongs to the "Police Academy" franchise as Moses Hightower. 5. After appearing in two Super Bowls with the Minnesota Vikings, this former running back appeared as the beat cop Joe Coffey on the long-running police series "Hill Street Blues." Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. CELEBRITY CROSSWORD From Football to Acting . ANSWERS SUDOKU TRIVIA CHAIN 1. Alex Karras 2. Jim Brown 3. O.J. Simpson 4. Joe Namath 5. Terry Crews PUZZLE PAGES WORD QUIZZARD MOMENTS IN TIME Across 1. Virtuoso 5. "Call the Midwife" network 8. Acting role 12. Use a whetstone 13. Vichy water 14. Court game, jai __ 15. "M*A*S*H" star 16. High school subj. 17. Appropriate 18. Shown, "The Twilight Saga" star: 2 wds. 21. Peculiar 22. Fight-ending letters 23. Ms. Midler 26. Diplomatic representative 30. The Mesozoic, e.g. 31. Leave dumbstruck 32. Unfriendly sound 35. Emily Deschanel series 37. "On __ Majesty's Secret Service" 39. Richard Pryor's "__ Wash" 40. "The Bachelor" host: 2 wds. 47. Early cowboy star Gibson 48. 2012 film, "Man __ __ Ledge" 49. Ms. Fanning 50. Competent 51. Twelve: abbr. 52. Eggy drinks 53. Female deer 54. Oliver Stone film, "__ Given Sunday" 55. Darjeeling and oolong Down 1. Harrison Ford's "__ Lies Beneath" 2. Granada greeting 3. Famous car-race place 4. Fanatic 5. Part of a Santa costume 6. Formal dance 7. Spanish bandleader Xavier 8. 1970 Best Picture 9. Actor Tudyk 10. Yard tool 11. Level or layer 19. "__ on a Grecian Urn" 20. Small stringed instrument 23. Beseech 24. Be mistaken 25. Det. Michael of "Major Crimes" 27. Casper __ Dien 28. Be in arrears 29. Jim Carrey's "__ Man" 33. Jack and Vanna 34. TV exec Moonves 35. Model Refaeli 36. "Murder on the __ Express" 38. Friend of Mary Richards 39. Robin Williams' "The __ Ones" 40. Actor Lowe of "Pretty Little Liars" 41. Vagabond 42. Job for a thespian 43. Bartlett's abbr. 44. Gin flavoring 45. Gymnast Korbut 46. Robert Stack on "The Untouchables" - On Jan. 29, 1845, Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven," which begins "Once upon a midnight dreary," is published in the New York Evening Mirror. Poe's macabre work often portrayed motiveless crimes and intolerable guilt in his characters. - On Jan. 30, 1943, the British Royal Air Force begins a bombing campaign in Berlin that coincides with the 10th anniversary of Hitler's accession to power. To make matters worse for the Germans, the following day a massive surrender of German troops occurred at Stalingrad. - On Jan. 27, 1967, a launch-pad fire during Apollo program tests at Cape Canaveral, Fla., kills astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White II and Roger B. Chafee. An investigation indicated that a faulty electrical wire inside the Apollo 1 command module was the probable cause of the fire. - On Jan. 31, 1990, the Soviet Union's first McDonald's fast-food restaurant opens in Moscow. Throngs of people line up to pay the equivalent of several days' wages for Big Macs, shakes and french fries. Customers were most amazed at the politeness of the workers.

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