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Food for Thought by Handyman

We download an unusual grid that is neither square nor symmetrical and the title ‘Food for Thought’ doesn’t say much either. Handyman? A new name, too, though with that set of well-crafted clues, he is clearly not a novice setter. 645 more words

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Murder by Person or Persons Unknown

On this day sixty years ago, 19th April 1957, Frederick Jeffs’s life came to a brutal end.

Fred was my grandad’s half-brother. He spent – as my grandad did – much of the second world war holed up in a prisoner-of-war camp. 436 more words


The Study of Fuels

1957 March,

Except(s) from the paper “On the study of fuel storage in space and practical engineering concerns”

Since the purpose is increase the understanding of how fuels and tanks react in space, it is necessary to study the four primary fuel mixtures. 307 more words

Design Explanation

April 19 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1917
Less than two weeks after the U.S. declares war on Germany, New York’s Mayor’s Committee on National Defense began planning a national recruiting event, called “Wake Up America Day,” to be held less than two weeks later, on Thursday, April 19, the anniversary of the battle at Lexington and Concord. 170 more words


Huronia Museum - Looking Back 60 Years Ago in North Simcoe - April 8th to 15th 1957

Click on Photos to Enlarge  This rare orchid should be a welcome sight to snow-weary Midlanders who tour the greenhouses of Perrin’s Flower Shop Sunday. Tour is being sponsored by the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the YMCA. 1,726 more words