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Sunday, March 28, 2010

News Story

... puzzles — for cash prizes — were popula ... “fired?” The riddles were not puzzlements to Lucy Payne of Rotterdam, Lor ... ee women were among the thousands of puzzle fans who played the latest “Pruzzl ... ne answer was possible. Newspaper puzzles — for cash prizes — were popula ...
 
Saturday, January 4, 2014

News Story

... e ringleader of a cadre of crossword puzzle constructors. George Barany ... have 11. “There’s a crossword puzzle there,” he announced. He had tw ... mportant aspects of a good crossword puzzle: a theme and symmetry. All he needed ... — of a cadre of local crossword puzzle constructors. It’s such a large an ...
 
Friday, April 19, 2013

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... roblem and pick one of four possible answers. Each answer directed students to a ... sum of 5⁄6 and 1⁄8: Possible answers: 5⁄48; 23⁄24; 6⁄11; 11⁄24 ... sphere in cubic inches: Possible answers: 243 Pi; 729 Pi; 972 Pi; 3,052 Pi ... ich involved moving a pyramid-shaped puzzle from one area to the other using onl ...
 
Saturday, September 13, 2008

News Story

... ess roads, substations, overhead power lines or massive scale in relation to the environment around them? Wind power is not even a part of the energy puzzle, as you said. The most disturbing part of this boondoggle is that while caring citizens believe their support is helping address critical problems, t ...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Editors' Notebook: Cryptoquote confusion
... answers to two puzzles ran in today's paper. ... puzzles ran in today's paper. "A government ... the answer to Tuesday's Cryptoquote puzzle. The wrong solution ran in today's p ... written somewhere on every comic and puzzle. They're small and usually hidden, s ...
Sunday, June 6, 2010

News Story

... ries, “other than his reputation was clear for those who wanted to know.” With nothing solid, the investigation went dormant. Pieces of the puzzle In late September of 2006, former city schools custodial supervisor Ronald Kriss had won a worker’s compensation case on charges of a Raucci-led ...
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Outside the Newsroom: A trivial pursuit
... ny. She leaned over and told my mom what I’d said and Mom seemed kind of puzzled, too. “Yeah, I can still see that Gibbons guy on the commercial talk ... nts — since it was a double-points round and we must have had all of the answers correct. For a few months, friends and family have been playing Catch t ...
Friday, March 11, 2011

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Foss Forward: A good word
... r attempting to do — the crossword puzzles. Whenever we completed a Sunday puz ... zles. Whenever we completed a Sunday puzzle, we hung it on the refrigerator. We ... Will Shortz, the Times’ crossword puzzle editor. (I just glanced at the Wikip ... ree in enigmatology — the study of puzzles. Enigmatology seems like a word the ...
Sunday, September 28, 2008

News Story

... puzzle. It involves a very successful resea ... This is a story about a medical puzzle. It involves a very successful resea ... peered into David’s mouth, he was puzzled. “When did you say you had your w ... nse. I left that party thoroughly puzzled. And I still am. Here is a highly-i ...
 
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Waging Peace: Rethinking Hamas
... he Israeli government? Many of these answers are available in, "Hamas: A Beginner ... on and answer format, gives detailed answers to many of the questions surrounding ... d Mr. Khatar initially seem somewhat puzzled, perhaps wondering who our delegati ... rent overview of Hamas' position and answers questions. Our conversation is reaso ...
Sunday, September 5, 2010

News Story

... son Craig’s disappearance solved but fears the answers that could close the case. “As a much as I w ... d close the case. “As a much as I want those answers, I’m so afraid to find the truth,” she confes ... h better chance of putting together pieces of the puzzle and solving a missing person case,” Mary Lyall ...
 
Sunday, November 27, 2011

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... iefs, which I enjoyed even though it puzzled me. The other said I “behaved ... ch I also enjoyed even though it too puzzled me. I went back and looked at wh ... ounds funnier, that’s all. What puzzles me is the idea that religion is off ... n country, and urging the person who answers to adopt your theology? Santa Maria! ...
Saturday, January 14, 2012

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... As Luke prays before every meal and after every sexual encounter, Adam puzzles over Luke’s approach to his blind faith. How can Luke reconcile who he ... — watch Anderson. As he listens to her reflection, he silently discovers answers and comfort to his own questions with her revelations. It’s a wonderful ...
Saturday, November 13, 2010

News Story

... ned some eyes. The Board of Education hired the superintendent; he only answers to it, so the board members are supposed to answer to the taxpayers who el ... ng for the annual Stockade-athon, which was held on Nov. 7. That is why it puzzles me that year after year, the city closes off street after street for this ...
Thursday, May 12, 2011

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Sunday, February 24, 2008

News Story

... How many there are and what impact they have on other wildlife is still a puzzle, according to state wildlife managers. Their high-pitched chorus of ye ... How many there are and what impact they have on other wildlife is still a puzzle, according to state wildlife managers. A five-year study including coyo ...
 
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Monday, October 18, 2010

News Story

... ng a substitute for a misplaced sword. We looked at each other a little puzzled, we angels, but we figured, what the hey. One of the things we continu ... offer meditation classes to improve people’s health? Master had some answers to that question too, facilitated by a PowerPoint presentation of what you ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

News Story

... d in the first place, all of you headed in the same direction. What first seems a simple rhyming riddle becomes a larger more complex and frustrating puzzle as you realize that some of the pieces may be missing. Barrington Stage has mounted a wonderful production of Lee Blessing’s powerful play about ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

News Story

... ctive work. It's giving them a doorway of access that I think enriches, maybe adds mystery, while allowing them to be part of a piecing together of a puzzle," she said. "The more we can understand, the greater our appreciation is of its significance in Picasso's life." ...
 
Saturday, October 13, 2012

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... the Indian Tepee Gift Store in Bolton Landing. Clerk Sandy Bashant had answers. “Do you have anything in an 81⁄2 or a 9?” asked Barbara Cardwell ... job, to make it look good,” she said. Months ago, kids were shopping for puzzles, toys and T-shirts and sweatshirts that displayed silk-screened allegianc ...
 
Saturday, March 29, 2014

News Story

... ly from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to seek answers from Malaysia’s government as to what happened ... white, blue and gray. Investigators have been puzzled over what happened to Flight 370, with speculati ... e relatives wanted to go to Malaysia to seek more answers because they have been unsatisfied by the respons ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

News Story

... hic Channel and Nat Geo WILD. Akhil's father, Prasad Rekulapelli, said his son showed an early affinity for maps — he was able to put together a puzzle of the United States at 18 months old. But after he fell short at the Virginia state bee as a sixth-grader, his parents sought out the services of a ...
 
Sunday, October 26, 2014

News Story

... ve a right-of-way. This meeting represented a big chunk of time for these four gentlemen, at no small cost to the DOT, so I was more than a little puzzled about its purpose. After all, I’m just a retired person who has an organic farm. I was pleased when it seemed the great state of New York would ...
Thursday, August 4, 2011

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... puzzled by what he sees as "the current political obsession" by governm ... or expanding community-supported agriculture. Thomas Christenfeld is puzzled by what he sees as "the current political obsession" by governm ...
Monday, May 13, 2013

News Story

... e branches. Children’s reading programs receive special attention, with the Friends’ paying for such incentives as book bags, bookmarks, posters, puzzles and prizes for the Summer Reading Club. The group also operates a little book store, the Whitney, just a short walk from the main library, open e ...
Friday, November 11, 2011

News Story

... ides a great support system for her, she shared. “It’s a neat group. It’s way too much fun,” she said with a laugh. After lunch, attendees puzzled over a sheet of trivia questions. “The quiz is too hard today,” announced Niebuhr. “Some days it’s easier. But then we get talking, because ...
 
Sunday, September 15, 2013

News Story

... ng the rest now, and it showed up immediately. Answers emerge As we dug in, the pieces of that puzzle ... nswers emerge As we dug in, the pieces of that puzzle started to fall together. We started with the ... ked one up with my fingers, and I was immediately puzzled: They weren’t warm. They still tasted all r ...
 
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

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Behind the Story: New land-speed FOIL record
... hose questions my last story raised? Here are the answers! It’s like the crossword puzzle. Wait a day ... ere are the answers! It’s like the crossword puzzle. Wait a day and you can see the answers, sometime ... crossword puzzle. Wait a day and you can see the answers, sometimes printed upside-down. Except with this, ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Blog entry

... trying to put the various pieces together like a puzzle. All of the pieces seem to be there — this isn ... “yes” and “no” written on his hands, and answers questions by holding up a palm — but still mana ... and visits them with the key, hoping to solve the puzzle. As the film progressed, I cared less and less ab ...
Monday, September 29, 2008

Blog entry

Waging Peace: The fix is in
... erican, in Ohio with a business suit, sense of humor, faded ideals and a camera. With a humorous bent, Ennis has pieced together an incredible jigsaw puzzle of fraudulent U.S. Election schemes, utilizing sources and knowledge from his friends, like award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast, the p ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Blog entry

... roadie” with a cup of coffee in lieu of that third, fourth or blessed fifth hour of sleep on the bus from Cleveland. It's like building a giant 3-D puzzle that requires timing, concentration and rigorous adherence to safe engineering practices -– and, at least, the participation of dozens of people wi ...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Blog entry

... puzzle about truth and reality that ultimately falls short. “Certified Copy,” ... ctor Abbas Kiarostami, has been described as an intellectual and cinematic puzzle, but viewers expecting an art-house version of “Inception” are going t ...
Friday, March 26, 2010

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Dean's List: Hum along with me
... . I've convinced myself that only I can hear the songs pouring out of my subconscious as I hum away, even though co-workers occasionally give me a puzzled and/or annoyed look when I get close enough for them to hear. (Sara Foss is not amused, for example, if I hum Christmas songs within earshot of her. ...
Monday, March 29, 2010

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Was the correct answer “strike” or “strive?” Would the judges accept “saving” or “saying?” Could the right word be “hired” or “fired?” The riddles were not puzzlements to Lucy Payne of Rotterdam, Loria Armstrong of Schenectady and Helen Motler of Albany — they were “Pruzzlements.” The three women were among the thousands of puzzle fans who played the latest “Pruzzle” crossword in the Schenectady Gazette during the spring of 1955. The Gazette had published the latest challenge on Saturday, April 23; on Thursday, April 28, the women learned they had cracked the newsprint case, and they earned $166.67 apiece.
 
Sunday, August 21, 2011

News Story

... was. Then, in a moment of indefensible whimsy, I said, “Conducted by Brace Beemer.” Which it was not. A minute later, a very polite but puzzled woman called to tell me there must have been some mistake, because Brace Beemer was not an orchestra conductor, he was the actor who played The Lone ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

News Story

... ruction time is increased,” she wrote on the site peacefulplaygrounds.com. But isn’t eating more a problem in a time of obesity? That question puzzled one parent who queried the district on Shenendehowa’s Grapevine (shenet.org/GrapeVine). She received this answer from Kelly DeFeciani, a spokesper ...
Sunday, December 25, 2011

News Story

... Jr. However, he doesn’t definitively take sides, and calls it a mystery that “probably doesn’t need to be solved.” As in any unsolvable puzzle, there are staunch defenders on both sides. Calling someone as revered as Clement Clarke Moore a thief and liar is a bit harsh, but the influence of ...
 
Saturday, February 25, 2012

News Story

... ck Douglass and Gerrit Smith. He’s been unable to resolve the central puzzle of what happened to Northup after that, though. Nobody knows. He disappear ... thup went free. The hearing was adjourned while the defense sought written answers to some questions from officials with the Washington slave pen where the s ...
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