"Hmmm. Do the 49ers play at Candlestick Park?"
She filled each square, carefully writing in capital letters and went back to her stirring her coffee.
She yawned and stretched, a cool breeze drifted through the patio screen door. Maggie sighed, settled back into her chair and kicked off her slippers. She propped her chin on her hand and rested her elbow on the table.
Three Down - Library classification system.
She tapped her pencil on her chin and counted the available blocks. Carefully she printed, "D-E-W-E-Y".
"I think I need more coffee," she said with a laugh. "Apparently my brain's still asleep."
Maggie blew on her mug and took a sip, the perfect mixture of coffee and cream. She picked up the bagel on her plate and took a bite. Licking cream cheese off her fingertips, she picked up her pencil again and tapped it against her chin.
"Eight down is, 'One of six original Clue characters.' Seven letters, ends in 'T'."
"I'd say, Scarlet. Did you play that game as a kid? My brother was ruthless. Are you finished with the business section?"
Maggie passed the newspaper to her husband. "Can I warm up your coffee, Love?"
Linking up with The Red Dress Club. This week's prompt: 250 words honoring the game of Clue - three of which have to be candlestick, library and scarlet.