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What’s a five-letter word for “Blends”?

One across: Five-letter word for ‘Blends’….That’s easy: “M-I-X-E-S” And one down: Five letter word, “Like some perfume”. M-U-S-K-Y comes down from the M in MIXES. So that confirms it. It’s the Tuesday NYT crossword puzzle, so I’m cookin’ with gas. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sabrina!

My younger sister is 49 today. Everyone in our family gets a birthday party, no matter how old or young you are. Because, really, birthdays are just one more excuse to get together.  Love it that my family likes to … Continue reading

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“Is that really a word?”

“What does that mean?” If I had a penny for every time someone challenged me on a word, I’d be backstroking in Peets lattes. Ai. Onager. Burette. People challenge all the time in Scrabble, though generally unofficially. Who wants to … Continue reading

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Cheating at Scrabble, moi?

Scrabble reunion today….at Jill’s house. The excuse, although she didn’t realize it before she arrived, was a baby shower for Ali. And we were all desperate to chat and catch up. Of course we also had a Scrabble board going. … Continue reading

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Bananagrams and strategy…

Lots of Bananagrams lately. As someone who’s played a bit…my Bananagrams case looks like a bruised over-ripe banana…I sometimes accept a handicap (three-letter-word minimum) and make suggestions on strategy: *Good to start with a long word you can work off … Continue reading

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