Posts Tagged ‘crossword puzzles’

I’ve been disappointed to find such ho-hum North Caroliniana in the digital archives of the venerable New York Times crossword puzzle. The archives go back to 1993, covering the editorship of NPR stalwart Will Shortz. OK, I did laugh at seeing our Venus flytrap described as “botanical snapper.” A sampling: —“North Carolina” (that is, NORTHCAROLINA) […]

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— Turnstiles yet to whirl dervishly at new museums in Charlotte and Greensboro. — Am I the only one left unenlightened by this compare-and-contrast of addled Gainesville preacher and martyred Gastonia striker? — Theme of Sunday’s L.A. Times syndicated crossword puzzle: “The Long and Short of It — A long E sound in familiar phrases is […]

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