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May 09, 2014

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: Friday, May 9, 2014 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier : Friday, May 9, 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. Latin for "and others": 2 wds. 5. Back of the boat 8. Uproar 12. Actress Singer of "Footloose" 13. Heckler's call 14. Mad, in Madrid 15. Riyadh resident, perhaps 16. "Days of __ Lives" 17. Light beige 18. Sitcom, "How I __ __ __" 21. Aardvark's morsel 22. And so on: Abbr. 23. 1996 Geoffrey Rush film 26. "Shrek the __" 30. "__ the land of the free ..." 31. Kirshner or Talerico 32. "CSI" police captain 35. "__ Endings" 37. Fable, "The Princess and the __" 39. CBS series, "A Gifted __" 40. Shown, she's Robin on 18 Across: 2 wds. 47. Shakespeare, the Bard of __ 48. "The World Is __ Enough" 49. Train track 50. Pencil puzzle 51. Actor Trevor 52. Brother of Jacob 53. Storyline 54. "The Mentalist" villain, __ John 55. Noah of "ER" Down 1. Rapper Common's "Hell on Wheels" role 2. Rushed headlong 3. "I smell __ __!" 4. North African native 5. Rachel McAdams' "__ Time" 6. Mark Wahlberg movie, "__ Brothers" 7. Singer Mel 8. 1985 Chevy Chase title character 9. Scottish lake 10. Land measure 11. Rain hard 19. 1990s series, "Murder __" 20. Baseball legend Mel 23. Bawl 24. Spike Jonze award-winning movie 25. Author Levin 27. Little devil 28. Mr. Torn 29. Actress/singer Doris 33. Upright piano 34. Envision 35. "2001" computer 36. Composer __ Lloyd Webber 38. He played Lou Grant 39. Subdued 40. Reality series, "Marriage Boot __" 41. Common face shape 42. Kids' show "__ the Clown" 43. Chess play 44. Jack Nicholson's "Five __ Pieces" 45. Iranian money 46. Swing around 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? Box-Office Blockbusters 1. The top moneymaking film in history, this sci-fi morality tale reportedly cost over $310 million to make and was the first movie to gross more than $2 billion worldwide. 2. That film's director also claims second place on this list with his drama concern- ing a historical disaster at sea. 3. At third place is this epic superhero ad- venture, which grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. 4. This last half of the final installment of a popular fantasy franchise sits at fourth place, having conjured up $1.34 billion worldwide from a $250 million investment in both parts. 5. Fifth place belongs to the most recent release of a singular superhero franchise, a $1.2 billion worldwide gross for an ad- venture celebrating the heights of high- technology. . Answers 1. "Avatar" 2. "Titanic" 3. "Marvel's The Avengers" 4. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" 5. "Iron Man 3" TRIVIA CHAIN - On May 14, 1796, Edward Jenner, an English country doctor from Gloucester- shire, administers the world's first vac- cination as a preventive treatment for smallpox by scratching the fluid from cowpox into the skin of an 8-year-old boy. The disease had killed millions of people over the centuries. - On May 17, 1885, for the second time in two years, the Apache chief Geron- imo breaks out of an Arizona reserva- tion. A famous medicine man and the leader of the Chiricahua Apache, Geron- imo achieved national fame by being the last American Indian to surrender formally to the United States. - On May 15, 1942, Lt. Ronald Reagan, a cavalry officer, applies for reassignment to the Army Air Force, where he would eventually put his thespian background to use on World War II propaganda films. Reagan was given a job in the First Mo- tion Picture Unit. - On May 13, 1958, during a goodwill trip through Latin America, Vice Presi- dent Richard Nixon's car is attacked by an angry crowd in Caracas, Venezuela. The trip began with some controversy, as Nixon had engaged in loud and bitter debates with student groups during his travels through Peru and Uruguay. MOMENTS IN TIME PUZZLE PAGES By Dan Rice

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