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December 18, 2008 Page 7 G U R E ! by Linda Thistle R.F.D. by Mik.e Marland Crossword I, A ,c, LAyeRs. 1 Poke " WtOI EWiNTER IV OLE B~II T -IAT'S'TF F--. 4 Aries ~----I .... i'ITLWFUP~~I [ IVtt61N'! .k~'*[ ECRE'TTO I'%~ ~~!;:~ 12 Carte lead-in -- By Fifi Rodriguez ,, borealis, or northern lights? ,~ ~=| 13 "-- lazy river 2--0"-I- 21 23 2 25 26 2. FAMOUS QUOTES: Who once 14apartment?Draftin an Bile said, "'Humor is just another defense "!',, "~" 8, ~= 3. MOVIES: Which Charlton Heston - ~" " ' ::~}~:: " R~~ '~"~" ~i 15 Hobbyist's 31 32 33 against the universe." abbr. movie used more than I milliou props'? nickname recorded the original theme song to 18 Swelled head 4~;;; "l ~ "Gilligan's Island"? Out on a Limb by Gary Kopervas 19 Nudge 5. LANGUAGE: What English word 20 Ignore rudely is pronounced exactly like its frst let- ter, even though it's five letters long? .. _ .___. _ _._ . . ..,,. . , Buscaglia 6. ANATOMY: Of 206 bones in the F ~1 23 Bar 5-5-------- adultbody, aboutone-fourtharelocat- ( ATk .e q14gl l14g_ I I 27 Discoverer's 7. LITERATURE: Who wrote the - cry novel "The Time Machine"? [ ~2~C~TO~A(,- ~/~..:.. ~o (~~ ~ ~1 29 Painting on 8. BIBLE: Which biblical character :(,;. piaster 55 Tokyo's old 9 Pop 37 Flew very ascended to heaven in a whirhvind? 31 Corn name 10 Work with close to 9. ANIMAL KINGDOM: How long 34 "Uh-oh!" 56 DSL device11 Apiece 40 Prince does a flealive, generally? 35 Soak up 57 Do sums 17 "Bow-wow!"William's 10. FOOD & DRINK: What kind of : = 37 Plead 58 Morning 21 Incompetent mum tYuit is creme de cassis liqueur made 38 Water moisture sorts Lub.cated from: Answers barriers 23 Hold the 43 Insinuating 1. Galileo (1616) The name means .,,~... ~ 39 End of a DOWN scepter 44 Be "'northern dawn.'" school's URL 1 Green 24 Cleo's philanthropic 2. Mel Brooks 41 Durante gemstones slitherer to trademark 2 Straighten 25 Rocks 45 Pond-surface 45 Grab 3 Ronstadt's 26 Section of matter 47 Hostel "Blue--" L.A.? 46 Ogled 48 1943 4 Hayseed 28 That girl 48 Shapely leg Rooney/ 5 Moon 30 Bread grain(SI.) Garland mission 31 Frenzied 49 Berlin's musical name 32 Lawyers' org. "What'll i?,, 52 Cover 6 Perhaps 33 Doctrine 50 Disencumber 53 Farewell 7 Circulate 36 "Cheers" 51 Shelter 54 Born 8 Still, in verse order 2(K)8 King Features Synd., Inc. BY HENRY BOLTINOFF 3. "Ben-Hur'" 4. The Wellingtons 5. Queue 6. In the feet 7. H.G. Wells 8. Elijah 9. Two to three months I 0. Black currant berries I BUT TRUE By Samantha Weaver BOYZ WWW.MAMASBOYZ.COM ,.II'fRRY 601" MORE z ITS FOODff 9gAN, AND TO EgT THE T INGf It was Americ~m author, humorist and storyteller Garrison Keillor who made the following observation: "They say such nice things about peo- ple at their funerals, that it makes me sad to realize I'm going to miss mine by just a few days." According to a recent poll of pet owners, the most popular flame in the ~ ~~~@ United States for male dogs is Max; for female dogs, it's Maggie. The murre, a bird found in the Arc- tic, actually dives into the water and swims to catch the small fsh that :y:h:rle; 71:~::2~:~ t~ comprise its diet. htterestingly, its eggs aren't like those of any other bird I R I L L Y[ [ u l. L ~0~'~r'~ ' ~ % J ~' date that occurs only once every fourblUe' in the world: The egg "whites" areand the yolks are bright-red. I IEI E E SiO U A SIHIOIRISI EISIi Statistics show that only l in every I ITlT H AIRV E SITIPIIIOIRIGI , -- tj 1,461 people is born on Eeb. 29, the I ISIT S SNiE K CIIIHICILINIAP = lolu u ZEIP A SITIOIRIEIEIRI Find at least six differences in details between D ~. years, in a leap year. _anels. { - You might be surprised to leam that THE POINT OF NO RETURNI Can you deter- IOIc B A CIR E MIRIAI gl IILIDI I; ff(JL, Tfl the kilt originated not in Scotland, but mine the safest takeoff point at the end of this IRIE Q H TiC H AIF FIJIFILIEI , I inFrance, skijump? Iwlo L PLIA N TIIINIGIAIXlN g Did yon know that Dalton, Ga., is sae.q eql qSnoJql 1~es noA o~te/. II!M ~ lU!Od :Je~SUV ,~ the Carpet Capital of the World? I did- ~ ------ E c n't think so. You no doubt were alsoAN INTERESTING MULTIPLICATIONI ,-~, DOWN ONTHE FARM '~ ~r,,,,~~ . . . unaware that Martinsville. Va.. is the Did you know that if you multiply the number 99 by %'~' H~dden m the above diagram are words that ~. Sweat Shirt Capital of" the World, and any number from 1 to 100 the digits in the resulting ,~i/ come to mind when you think about farms :> ' o that Central City, Nab., is the Pumpanswer wilt always add up to 18? Grab a calculator ,,~ and farming. They can be found by reading -= Irrigation Capital of the World. " rr r . . . and check ~t out. up or down, s~de to side, or diagonally. ' - Those who study such things claim .... Letters can be used more than once. Listed ~= r~ that leeches have 32 brains. FIN[~A-WORD! On the top line is our mystery word. You below are the items that you're looking for. The next time you get jury duty need to fill in the missing letters. Clue words (smaller ~cre Harvest Planting ~, ,,,,,hen you'd rather be doin~ other words contained in letter-by-letter order within the mys- Bushel Horses Plow " things, remember that the situationtery word) are defined below Chaff Kernel Rooster ~, could be worse. One man in Liver- 1. A summer place for kids. 2. Needed for loud music. Chickens Lettuce Squash ~- k7 pool, England, was discharged from a 3. A swindle. 4. A curved wheel. Farmer Orchard Thresher . ,'~Lo..,..,~ I~ j t,ry ill 2003 because the other jurors Fields Pasture Tractor L 0 ) ~, in the case were complainimz that his beard was infested with flea~ dweoS :OIOM AJO~,SA~/~ "UlRO "# "t,UeOs "g 'dtt~v "~ "dineO q. :mOMSUV Garden ru!pt!nq o], pappe aJe sHo!Jfl 9 ru!ss!w oJe sod!J],S sjeo!NO 9 Hoelq s! lJ!qs s,Ao] t~ seHods e^eq sleeq/w 8 'Hoelq eJe sdp6 s, eH! ";~ 3,ueJeH!p s! u6!s' 1. :seoueJell!a Kids' Maze I l DIFFICULTY: * * Sta rt @2008 King Features Synd., Inc. The idea of Go Figure is to arrive at the figures given at the bottom and right-hand columns of the --- diagram by following the arith- + metic signs in the order they are i given (that is, from left to right and top to bottom). Use only the i numbers below the diagram to-r complete its blank squares and ---'- use each of the nine numbers _l___ only once. 3 * Moderate ** Difficult 1 2 3 4 6 6 7 8 * ** GO FIGURE! 2008 King Features Syndicate, Inc, 9 "su! Zg :emil uognlos taM;uv - pm~ssoza ~ -- @)2008 King Features Synd., Inc. This Week's Racing News Driver's Bid Start t~ Pro Racing Postseason Edition When Bobby Labonte needed a fresh start, he chose Petty Enterprises even though the sto- ned organizafion had fallen far beyond NASCAR's elite teems. The former NASCAR champi- on never wavered in his commitment to help bring the famed No. 43 back to victory lane despite obvious on-track struggles. After Boston Ventures took over controlling interest in June, Labonte agreed to a four-year contract extension, indicating he thought the private-equity firm had the financial resources to push Petty back to the top. However, now that the economic cn- sis has hit and with no sponsorship in sight for 2009, the 44-year-old Labonte was released last Thursday from his contract at Petty Enterprises. Pnvate equity firm Boston Ventures has had two rounds of layoffs, letting go at least 70 employees since last month's season finale. Petty Enterpnses said it was engaged in exclusive negotiations with Gillett Evemham M0tomports in connection with a possible transaction. If the deal isn't completed, Petty Enterprises will field the No. 43 as a single-car team in '09 alter operating as a multicar team for the past decade. Racing Trivia Racing History - NASCAR signed a contract At what track did the NASCAR Cup Sedes with ABC Television, which would televise nine celebrate its 1000th race ? NASCAR Grand National races, including five a) California Motor Speedway live broadcasts dudng the 1970 season. In the b) Riverside Intemational Raceway first race, Pete Hamilton cruised to a victory in c) Sacramento Fairgrounds the Alabama 500 at Talladega as ABC Sports d) Ontario Motor Speedway televised the second half of the race live to a Answer: d) Ontario Motor Speedway was the site nationwide audience. The network squeezed of NASCAR's 1000th race. Ontario Motor the three hour and 17 minute race into a Speedway in Ontario, California was a 2.5 mile 90-minute time slot. rectangular shaped paved course much like Indianapois Motor Speedway. Patrick Carpentier Born: Aug. 13, 1971 Sponsor: Charter Comm. Crew Chief: Mike Shiplett Car: Dodge Biography: Patrick Ca~ made his debut in Ihe NASCAR Nationwide Series at Monlte~'s Circuit Gillas Villanauve on August 4, 2007, taking the 10de in qualifying and finished the r'ao~ in 2ncl place. His Sprint Cup debut came on August 12, 2007, at Watkins Glen, in the Gillatt Evemham Mo~mpods #10 Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge, replacing Scott Riggs and stsrted 40th. Carpen'der lad for 7 laps near the midway po~on of the race and wound up finishing in the 20th position. In October 2007, it was announoecl he would drive the #10 car fu~ in 2008. In 2008, Ca~ won his first pole for ~ Spdnt Cup Series in the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The pola was the first by a f0retgn born in NASCAR's top division s/nca Uoyd Shaw (from Toronto, Canada) won the pole at Langhome Speedway in June 1953. Pabick earned his best career Spdnt Cup finish by finishing 14th in the Coke Zero 400. On October 7th, Caq3entier was released by Gillett Evemham MotompmL