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May 16, 2014

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: Friday, May 16, 2014 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier : Friday, May 16, 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. "The West Wing" actor Alan 5. Mr. Costas 8. Serving platter 12. Sci-fi series, "Quantum __" 13. Right angle 14. Befuddlement 15. "Hold the Line" band 16. Actress Tatyana 17. Singer Redding 18. Shown, "Wizards of Waverly Place" star: 2 wds. 21. __ Cruces, N.M. 22. Pitcher's stat. 23. "Swamp People" waterway 26. Half of the Odd Couple 30. Get on in years 31. Hoo-ha, hubbub 32. 2012 remake, "__ Recall" 35. Holly or Ebsen 37. Captain's record 39. Obedience school command 40. ABC sitcom 45. Open wide 46. "__ Be Home For Christmas" 47. Milne bear 49. Sensory input 50. __ culpa 51. Ms. Swenson of "Benson" 52. Fender bender outcome 53. __ school 54. "No returns": 2 wds. Down 1. Cockpit reading: abbr. 2. Those born July 23 to August 22 3. Tina Fey movie, "__ Night" 4. Rocky opponent, __ Creed 5. Legumes 6. Paella pot 7. Singer Mary J. 8. Actress Marlo 9. Evaluate 10. Mr. Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" 11. CBS sitcom "__, Dear" 19. __ de cologne 20. Tijuana gold 23. Halloween decoration 24. Give it __ __, try 25. "Are We There __?" 27. Bounder 28. Kick in 29. Mr. Scheider 33. Actor Brooks 34. Asner series "__ Grant" 35. Small role 36. Ideal place 38. NBC fantasy series 39. "Seinfeld" episode, "The Big __" 40. "Smooth Operator" singer 41. "Once __ a Time" 42. Jane Lynch series 43. Rifkin and Perlman 44. Cartoon bear 45. George Burns movie, "Oh, __!" 48. Jennifer Aniston's "Rumor __ It..." 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? Unconventional TV Families 1. One of the first TV series to stray from the traditional family unit of a father, mother and their children was this West- ern, in which a thrice-widowed father had three adult sons from different wives. 2. This iconic sitcom named for the blend- ed clan of a widower, his three sons and a previously married woman with three daughters. 3. This sitcom crossed racial lines with its premise of a wealthy widower with a daughter who adopts the two sons of his deceased housekeeper. 4. On this sitcom, a widower raises three daughters with the live-in help of his best friend and his brother-in-law. 5. The polygamous patriarch of this HBO drama had eight kids with his three con- current wives. Answers 1. "Bonanza" 2. "The Brady Bunch" 3. "Diff 'rent Strokes" 4. "Full House" 5. "Big Love" TRIVIA CHAIN - On May 22, 1843, a massive wagon train, made up of 1,000 settlers, sets off down the Oregon Trail from Indepen- dence, Mo. Known as the "Great Emi- gration," the expedition finally arrived in October, completing the 2,000-mile journey in five months. - On May 25, 1878, Gilbert and Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" premieres at the Opera- Comique in London, beginning a near- record run of 571 performances. The story of Pinafore concerns a First Lord of the Admiralty who is thwarted in his at- tempt to woo and marry the beautiful young daughter of a British Navy ship's captain. - On May 21, 1901, Connecticut be- comes the first state to pass a law reg- ulating motor vehicles, limiting their speed to 12 mph in cities and 15 mph on country roads. The proposed legis- lation had requested a speed limit of 8 mph within city limits. - On May 23, 1911, the New York Pub- lic Library, the largest marble structure ever constructed in the United States, is dedicated in New York City. The day af- ter its dedication, some 40,000 citizens passed through to make use of a collec- tion that already consisted of more than a million books. MOMENTS IN TIME PUZZLE PAGES By Dan Rice

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