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  Words below are taken from this week’s issue. See classifieds for answers.
Answers in classifieds section
                                      Cacao Doi Germany Hoover
Lumber McDonald Mojave Parakeets
Robber Ronald Sandler Scammers
Shrimp Squeaker Swat Tempura
                 Amazon is really pumping out great content. Forthcoming is director/screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s fifilm Being the Ricardos (originally titled Lucy and Desi). The production, slated to come out in 2022, will star Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem, playing Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively. But do you know who was originally supposed to play the lady who’s got some ‘splainin to do?
The pandemic closed theaters for a good part of 2020, but once cinemas were able to reopen, many films premiered on streaming services and theaters at the same time. Can you name at least three films (one of which starred Gal Gadot) that released simultaneously on these platforms?
The world can’t get enough of the Jonas brothers! Nick Jonas just finished filming post-apoc- alyptic thriller Chaos Walking (with Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland) due March 5; Joe Jonas is prepping for his role as a fighter pilot in Devotion (from the talented mind of director J.D. Dillard); and Kevin Jonas has been shooting a dozen or so video shorts (featuring the likes of
Thomas Wesley, Karol G and more) these past couple of years. All three brothers are phenome- nal singers, but which one is slated to belt it out as Frankie Valli in the Disney remake of Jersey Boys?
Twenty-five years ago this week, the slapstick comedy Happy Gilmore was released starring Adam Sandler. What is the name of Sandler’s golfing nemesis in the film?
Feb. 21
National Sticky Bun Day
Whether you call it sweet rolls in English or schnecken in German, this satisfying confection has long been the pastry of choice for scores of people. As Homer Simpson might say, “Mmm ... sticky buns.”
                   Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimina- tion to solve the puzzle. The difficulty level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). Answers are in the classifieds.
 1.Cate Blanchett 2.The Irishman, Road to Roma, Wonder Woman 1984, The Invisible Man, Soul and Trolls World Tour, to name a handful 3.Nick Jonas 4.Shooter McGavin

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