Frank Sinatra: Crossword Puzzle Fan



Frank Sinatra wrote this letter to New York Times editor Eugene Maleska. The correspondence between them began in the early 80s after he was featured in a crossword puzzle, which he could complete in half an hour.

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What a cool bit of history. I never knew old Blue Eyes was a crossword fan. I also do mine in ink, nothing like the feel of a good ball point pen writing on newsprint. One time I was doing a puzzle in the faculty lounge and a fellow teacher asked me what I did when I made a mistake. I calmly told her that I do not make any. You have to be arrogant once in a while.
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A peek into the personality of FS. I have been a big fan of his since the early 60's and I also do crosswords in ink so I can relate. Fun to know about this. Thanks
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