Monthly Archives: August 2013

Old farts protest against Crossword TV host’s slur

CNN Presenter: Welcome to Cross News Network – the 24-hour news channel promoting the power of the cross word. We have crisscrossed the globe from Crossroads to King’s Cross to bring you all things cross: from cross-stitching to cross-dressing, from … Continue reading

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The who’s zoo of those who don’t take a pun lion down

“Where do caged animals relieve themselves?” I ask Joni The Jam, my crossword mistress. The Jam looks at me as if I’m mad. “There’s a reason for the saying, ‘Does a bear shi…’” We’re wandering around the zoo and I’m … Continue reading

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Hip politicians hop to it in rap-offs

Flotus is becoming a rapper. The First Lady of the United States is set to release a diet rap album to try to stop the explosion of chubby kids. She wants to encourage young people to eat vegetables. Michelle Obama … Continue reading

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Minister of Eye’er Education sees red

Ism (10). The clue plops into my e-mail. This cruel clue compiled by a Times of London cruciverbalist has been sent by Joe Faddell, an avid crossword solver. Ism? Three letters that give a 10-letter solution? What is an Ism? … Continue reading

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I’ve come to spread the word. The cross word!

“Can I have a hallelujah?” The teenagers eye me suspiciously. There are some muted hallelujahs. My first sermon isn’t going well. Maybe I’m being too liberal with my hallelujahs, but aren’t hundreds of hallelujahs and multiple amens the name of the … Continue reading

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