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Crossword puzzle

By EDRIE ROYALS,

There it was--clipped to his writing board--a half-finished crossword puzzle, USA TODAY, October 24, 2005; his pencil tucked securely under the clip; everything in its place just the way he always left things.

Pour a glass of Shiraz.







One step ahead

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

“Your mother would have been dancing on the table,” a man said to me as my friends and I walked out of church.

“I was thinking the same thing,” I answered him, wondering how in the name of Tom Thunder this younger man could have known my mother that well.


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