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These crosswords are intended to be pretty hard to complete. They are made up of more than 20 words of any size. To view or print a hard crossword puzzle click on its title.

Title Subject Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints
Post-War World 1945 to present History Polish independence movement. Ike's retreat. fruit dipped in chocolate sauce. U.S. city; site of The Arch. fast food original; 15 cent hamburg.
The Great Fire Books Solve having a harmful effect. when someone or something abort. when something or someone scatter . a period of 2 weeks . something plentful.
Bones Body helps stabilize the patella, responsible for essential movements in the leg. protect the inner organs and assist in the breathing process. helps flex the hip. the largest muscles in the upper arm. main function is to support the arm and move the scapula.
The Jealous Ghost Books answer the questions and fill in the squares Tom asked John to _____ him.. Tom convinced the spirit to stop _____ him.. Klaus ____ Emily instead of protecting her.. Touching the ghost made it _____.. Klaus was Emily's old _____..
Civil War Arkansas History History A flag identifying the men who fought on one side.. To pretend to attack somewhere, but it is happening somewhere else.. It is a small fight.. To formally approve.. To go for an attack..
Motor Development Body program that provides certain types of play that are believed to be essential for development but are not readily available at home . period in which we produce movement via an impulse from the higher brain centers. one of America's fastest growing sports. most widely accepted assessment procedure for determining stage of maturation. majority of people who are coaching youth sports, they lack the necessary preparation to coach.
Know your Authors Books Who wrote these? Christmas Holiday. The Wasteland. The siege of Krishnapur. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. A Christmas Carol.
Force & Energy Physics Fill in the boxes with the appropriate answer force can also make moving objects change ______.. unit of measurement for mass. increase the ______ between two objects pushing together to have more friction. friction that does not make objects move. a force that opposes motion of surfaces.
Supernova Scientists! Science Linus ----------- was one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences . This scientist is best known for his invention of the technique of treating milk to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization.. This scientist is best known for his discovery of the law of planetary motion. This scientist discovered Gravity when he saw a falling apple while thinking about the forces of nature..
Contemporary Affairs Society There are no spaces between words What business is opening 12,000 new locations in the next 5 years?. Where was a radioactive leak reported?. Islamic State used fake what to confuse airstrikes?. Who was elected president in 2016?. What was the FBI investigating that involved Hillary Clinton?.
Energy Sources Earth Sciences Complete this the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.. rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm. when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water. materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain.. anything of material value.
Atoms and the Periodic Table Physics Area around the nucleus of the atom where the electrons are located. . The abbreviation of the elements name. Particles within the nucleus of the atom with no charge. The total number of Protons and Neutrons in the atoms nucleus. Horizontal rows of elements (left to right) on the periodic table. .
Texas Revolution World Geography Controlled Texas for hundreds of years. Spanish word for 'cottonwood'. Offered cheap land to the settlers. Ben Milam forced him and his soldiers to surrender. Location of the Alamo.
'You Gotta Love Aphrodite' Literature and Writing Who was chosen to be Aphrodite's husband?. The woman created to be Epimetheus's wife.. The one good thing left in the container.. The Greek name for the jar given to Pandora.. Kept in the container that Pandora opened..
I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost! Other an abnormal fear of being in closed or confined places. grown in liquid nutrient solutions instead of in soil. a pale greenish-blue stone that is used in jewelry. having to do with producing electricity by using machines that are powered by moving water. an irrational fear of snakes.
The Great Greek Fighters History to old to fight in war, tells tales of the good old days.. dragged Cassandra over with the other captives.. handsomest, strongest, bravest, and swiftest.. asks if Hephaestus could make Achilles armor.. next greatest fighter next to Achilles, captured and killed a Trojan spy..
The Great Fire Books Solve the Puzzle! Building that people thought wouldn't burn down. Was visiting his sister-in law during the fire. Widowed woman who single-handedly saved her family. The city that burned down. First person to discover the fire.
American Old West History What did people call Myra Belle Shirley.. Myra Belle Shirley was know as the ________.. buffalo bill brought the west to the _____.. William Fredrick Cody was known as ________.. Pat ____ Billy the Kid..
Muscles of the Hip, Thigh, and Leg Body Made by Luis Gonzalez laterally flexes the vertebral column. dorsiflexes the foot and extends the toes. longest muscle of the body. plantar flexes and everts the foot. directly underneath and ends at the rectus femoris muscle.
A Separate Peace Books uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result. a feeling of evil to come. a job that involves minimal duties. suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness. rich and superior in quality.
Angela's Ashes Books A special benefit or advantage. A rushing stream. Powerful or mighty. To repeat the words of, as from memory . A loud uproar.
Fight For Your Right To Education Books The words to this crossword are from a book named Every Day Is Malala Day the state of being close to another person or other people.. lack of knowledge or information.. a series of military operations intended to achieve a particular objective.. having been educated / resulting from or having had a good education.. the manner in which someone behaves toward or deals with someone or something/medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury..
Yuan Dynasty World Geography Grandfather of Kublai Khan. Founded Yuan Dynasty. Wrote book of being server of the mongols. Took over china but were not Chinese. Mailing to others.
Let's Roll Society what month did the flight crash happen?. Where did Todd and Lisa go to college?. how many hijackers were on the plane?. Who was the president during 9-11?. Todd and Lisa's daughter?.
Nicaragua World Geography Country that borders Nicaragua to the south. Capital city of Nicaragua. Country the borders Nicaragua to the north. Government system of Nicaragua. Name of the currency in Nicaragua.
Edgar Allan Poe's Favorite Words Literature and Writing grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do something. an experience that shocks or offends. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold. cover as if with a shroud.
The Bite of the Mango Books The language that the rebels spoke. launch a physical assult. a loud noise that comes from a gun. Mariatu has feelings for this boy. Marie's youngest daughter and Mariatu's cousin.
The Height of Imperialism History Which war maintained the independence of Ethiopia? . What connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas?. What rebellion caused the East Indian company collapse?. Which are the two big countries that colonize Africa?. Who is the King began to colonize Congo first?.
Life Science Science Solve. Convert light energy into chemical energy called glucose. Organelle not found in all animal cells. Stores water and nutrients. Plays a role in repair. Controls functions of the cell (reproduction). Less efficient way of making atp, makes 2 - no oxygen use.
Islam Puzzle 2 Religion Please complete the puzzle below Bilal's native land. Virgin Mary was born in _________.. The Holy Qur'an was revealed in the month of ________.. Jewish place of worship. Belief in many gods or idols.
Taran Wanderer Books The mountains where the lake and mirror are located in. The place where Taran lived before setting out on his quest. Fflewddur's 'steed'. ____ the generous. Taran's faithful follower.
Military Government and Politics No Spaces between the words a escort or an accompaniment by ships or troops. reenlisting. a branch of the army made up of units trained to fight on foot. One of WWII axis of power. Restroom.
Literary Terms Literature and Writing put the correct words in the spaces someone who wrote the story. literary technique in which writers employ two or more characters to be engaged. is anxiety or a state of uncertainty or excitement about the resolution of something. A regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, . is an extreme exaggeration used to make a point. I.
Kingdom Protista Biology This is contains the nucleus. Animals and some protists are this. Used to digest food in an animal-like protist. Used to dispose of excess liquid. Protists live in this.
Geography of the Fertile Crescent World Geography A river in Mesopotamia. The mountains where the two river originate.. A main crop grown in Mesopotamia.. This is what a majority of the geography in Mesopotamia was like.. Technology created by farmers to keep their fields moist and productive..
Invertebrates Earth Sciences extinct index fossil, spiral shaped shell that extends as they grow, old house buoyancy. extinct cnidarian, made reefs during paleozoic, called 'horn corals'. have 5-fold symmetry, include crinoids, starfish, sea lilies, can grow back missing parts. single cell polyps that built large reef structures with horizontal floor levels. look like plants, stem attaches to sea floor, lots of little feeding arms.
Russian History Tsar-Lenin World Geography The capital of russia during the revolutions. The colour of the Bolshevik party during the Civil War. Opposing party during the Civil War. The name of the parliament that the Tsar put together. Prime minister of Russia 1906-1911.
Maverick Mania Books Where was the main character's friend born?. Where does Charlie take Caleb and Steve?. What is the main character's nickname?. What sport does the main character play?. What does the main character's name 'Teague' mean?.
World War 1 History Britain, France, Russia, Italy, United States. most devastating battle of World War One; British and French vs. Germans. American Expeditionary Force. rebellion where the communist party took over in Russia. people who objected the draft because of religion.
Cell Parts and There Functions Body These organelles convert light energy into a chemical energy called glucose.. Surrounds the genetic material and nucleolus. An organelle near the nucleus of the cell that contains centrioles. Molecules that make up the building blocks of the structure and function the cell. A network of tubules and flattened sacs that create liquids.
SW Asia and North Africa World Geography This city is important to all three main religions for various reasons. This regions holds ____ of the worlds petroleum and oil. The cultural hearth of _________ is their language, jobs and social customs. Bigest income. Iraq's capital.
Earth and Moon Astronomy complete the crossword by filling in the correct answers. ____ ______ happens inside the Sun. When ____ solidified, it was dark and flat. An ______ is a day when Earth’s rotation axis is leaning along Earth’s orbit,. The line on which an object rotates is the _____ _____. ______ motion of Earth causes day and night.
Delivery Systems Technology Used to set text alerts, set limits and shut-off cards. 3rd Party vendor that takes loan payments over the phone and after hour calls for the Info Center. Automated phone system for members to access account information. Can be International and Domestic. Responds to member emails and live chat.
California ! World Geography This crossword, ----- is difficult, is giving me a headache.. Baseball team of San Francisco. There were 7,293 in the past 365 days. Fancy street in L.A.. English for 'réserver'.
All About Rhode Island World Geography Founder of Providence, the first colonial settlement in Rhode Island. Rhode Island's state motto. A letter signed by many people in support of, or in opposition to, a proposed law. Someone who represents you in Congress or the General Assembly. Rhode Island state shell.
A Thousand Splendid Suns Books What killed Laila's parents?. The object used to kill Rasheed with. The bodypart of Laila that was permanently damaged by the explosion. The colour of Laila's eyes. The cause of death of Mariam's mother.
Cell Terms Science Terms for your science. Convert light energy into glucose. Cellular ____. A cell made up of fats, oils, and waxes. Stores water and nutrients . Creates lipids.
Physical Science Physics A property of matter by which it continues in its existing . A thing or substance used for insulation, in particular . SI unit of length. A proposed solution to a scientific problem . A push or pull that is exerted on an object .
Fossils and Geologic Time Science 'Age of the Reptile'. a copy of the shape of an organism. fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism. scientist who studies fossils. when an organism no longer exists and will never again exist.
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