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Author Topic: Traditional Crosswords disappearing fast!  (Read 2457 times)

sushna

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Traditional Crosswords disappearing fast!
« on: April 29, 2009, 10:03:24 AM »
looks like usatoday pulled a fast one & now has an abbreviated mini-crossword in the place of their traditional crossword. 

Along with the Chicago Tribune crossword disappearing about a month ago & being replaced with the LA Times crossword (imagine that!  A Chicago newspaper using a LA newspaper's puzzle instead of its own!!  What's the world coming to?) the standard crosswords seem to be rapidly disappearing!!!!!

Is it yet another sign of the world entering a new Dark Age?

Zeb

Eric Maddy

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Re: Traditional Crosswords disappearing fast!
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 12:59:16 PM »
Well, the Chicago Tribune owns the L.A. Times, so that consolidation wasn't much of a surprise (or at least, far less shocking than a lot of the money-cutting measures taking place in the newspaper industry these days).

 

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