Please, No Repeat of 1938

By Harry M. Covert

How else to start the day than by working the crossword puzzle in the daily newspaper? Instead of a Number Two pencil, the instrument was a faithful Parker fountain pen filled with Quink, black ink.

Who in the world nowadays dabbles with such a stylograph? Not many. In this matter, not intending to show off, the effort was to complete the puzzle in ink. Plus, no cheating by using Google.

About half of the puzzle was completed. Here, it was impossible to resist checking out the latest world news.

So what blared, a Katyusha rocket landed in the Green Zone of Baghdad Sunday night.… Read More