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February 21, 2014

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: Friday, February 21, 2014 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier : Friday, February 21, 2014 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier CELEBRITY CROSSWORD SUDOKU Fill in the puzzle grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. Across 1. 1950s series, "__ Masterson" 4. Fifth wheel 9. "Saturday Night Live" comedian Phar- oah 12. Valuable rock 13. Crowbar 14. It might be a Roth 15. Itsy-bitsy 16. "Caribbean Queen" singer Billy 17. __ sync (prerecorded song) 18. Shown, "Once Upon a Time" star: 2 wds. 21. Documentary maker Burns 22. 2002 film, "City By the __" 23. "The Hangover" setting 26. Actress Hilary 30. In the style of: 2 wds. 31. Pronoun in Paris 32. Zombie classic, "__ of the Living Dead" 35. Agent played by Don Adams 37. "__ Gang" comedies of the 1920s 39. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: abbr. 40. "Psychic" series: 2 wds. 46. Culture Club singer, __ George 47. Prickly shrub (var.) 48. Showman Ziegfeld 49. Little troublemaker 50. Of the moon 51. Ground mist 52. "Holy moly!" 53. Julia Roberts' "Sleeping With the __" 54. "Say __ to the Dress" Down 1. New Year's Day football game 2. __ rug 3. "__ Wolf " 4. Skiing locations 5. Type of pie 6. Assert 7. Rises on hind legs 8. Banks and Borgnine 9. Jess Walton on "The Young and the Restless" 10. "Tosca" tune 11. Chatter 19. Letters on a rap sheet 20. 1980s series "L.A. __" 23. Director Gus __ Sant 24. Denzel Washington's "The Book of __" 25. Joke 27. M.D.'s org. 28. __'easter storm 29. Evan Peters on "American Horror Story" 33. Weed whacker 34. Go head over heels 35. Van Gogh's "__ Night" 36. Mr. Brooks 38. Any "Seinfeld," now 39. Type of heat 40. Book 41. Ballyhoo 42. "Star Trek: Deep Space __" 43. Questionable 44. Plumlike fruit 45. Duds 46. Tom Hanks movie WORD QUIZZARD 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? ThE RACE IS ON 1. A pro stunt driver, a racing analyst and a comic serve as hosts for this se- ries, which often features the trio stag- ing absurd races between vastly differ- ent types of cars. 2. On this elimination-competition se- ries, the race is between 11 teams of two people, while the course takes them around the world. 3. This 1965 slapstick comedy film fol- lows an around-the-world automobile race at the turn of the 20th century, its stakes raised by the rivalry between daredevils The Great Leslie and Profes- sor Fate. 4. Inspired by an outlaw coast-to-coast car race in the 1970s, this 1981 comedy film of the same name boasts an all-star cast headed by Burt Reynolds. 5. A remake of the 1975 cult classic star- ring David Carradine, this 2008 action thriller (and its 2010 prequel and 2012 sequel) focuses on a deadly demolition derby between prison inmates that airs as a hit TV series in its dystopian society. ANSWERS 1. "Top Gear" 2. "The Amazing Race" 3. "The Great Race" 4. "Cannonball Run" 5. "Death Race" TRIVIA CHAIN - On Feb. 26, 1564, poet and playwright Christopher Marlowe is baptized in Can- terbury, England, two months before the birth of his fellow playwright Wil- liam Shakespeare. Historians believe Marlowe served as a spy for Queen Eliz- abeth while at Cambridge. - On Feb. 25, 1862, the U.S. Congress passes the Legal Tender Act, authoriz- ing the use of paper notes to pay the government's bills. This ended the long- standing policy of using only gold or silver in transactions, and it allowed the government to finance the enormously costly Civil War. - On Feb. 27, 1915, "The Valley of Fear" by Arthur Conan Doyle is published. Sherlock Holmes had been a popular character since he first appeared in the story "A Study in Scarlet" in 1887. The detective was modeled partly on Dr. Jo- seph Bell, a medical-school teacher at the University of Edinburgh. - On March 2, 1944, a train stops in a tunnel near Salerno, Italy, and more than 500 people on board suffocate and die. The train's locomotives were burn- ing low-grade coal substitutes that pro- duced an excess of odorless and toxic carbon monoxide. Approximately 520 passengers were asphyxiated. MOMENTS IN TIME PUZZLE PAGES By Dan Rice

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