News item and word games update!


MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

Hollywood actor Paul Newman dies

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about the life of Paul Newman, one of the great Hollywood actors who was also a philanthropist and political activist. Go to the News Items section on your Work Area screen to find out about his life.

October word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘words related to weather’ (Easy), ‘words connected with theatre performance’ (Average) and ‘financial terms’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘food and drink’ (Easy), ‘film and music’ (Average) and ‘words that follow “get”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘musical instruments’ (Easy), ‘clothes and make-up’ (Average) and ‘houses and gardens’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too. Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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